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Olympic silver medalists Gary and Paul O’Donovan with coach Dominic Casey at Skibbereen Rowing Club. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Relentless, crewed by three Corkmen and a Dubliner, slotted into third in the rankings in the Atlantic Challenge rowing race on Thursday evening. A (...)

Zak Moradi was the first Iranian Kurd to play in Croke Park - for Leitrim last summer

Leitrim hurler Zak Moradi does not know how many relatives he has lost in the earthquake which has killed at least 530 people and injured thousands in(...)

Volunteers Deborah Rodden, Christine Murphy, Sandra Taylor, Emer Curran and Damien Fagan at the food bank in Boyle. Photograph: Brian Farrell

November is Food Month in The Irish Times. You will find food-related content in all of our sections, plus reader events, competitions and l(...)

Jabar Azizi and Surat Ahmed with their children at home in Carrick-on-Shannon. Aziz was among the nearly 100 Kurdish refugees who were resettled in town. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/The New York Times

A bold black-and-red sign announces Jamshid Ghafur’s business – “Kurdish Barber” – up a narrow flight of stairs just off the main street of Carrick-on(...)

Trim Salmon of Knowledge Festival at Trim Castle

If the thought of heading back to homework, uniforms and school lunches is hard to bear, just think how the kids feel. The best way to brush off the b(...)

The court heard Sean Power had type 1 diabetes since childhood and was insulin dependent, had started smoking cannabis at the age of 11 and also had consumed drink on the night of this incident.

An 18-month prison sentence has been imposed on a man who threatened his baby son, held a knife to the child’s throat and told other family members “y(...)

Zak Moradi arrived in Ireland aged 11

The Lory Meagher Cup final on Saturday will be noteworthy for a number of firsts. It will be the first time a Leitrim senior hurling team has played (...)

Colin Horner (35) was shot dead by a lone gunman among crowds of shoppers in Bangor on Sunday. Photograph: PSNI

A man has been arrested over the murder of a loyalist in a busy Co Down supermarket car park as his three-year-old son looked on. Colin Horner (35) w(...)

Blacklion, Co Cavan: Some houses are boarded up, or have For Sale signs. One apartment block has 16 bells, indicating 16 separate units; many of which appear empty.

It’s Thursday evening, on the day the latest cohort of census data has been released, about housing in Ireland. At Blacklion in Co Cavan, there isn’(...)

 Milliner Wendy Knight with fashion and  marketing expert Eddie Shanahan:  “I just can’t get reliable broadband so I have given up and I now use a Vodafone dongle,” says Shanahan. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Longford-based milliner Wendy Knight has problems getting paid if her broadband signal is too weak. “I use a phone app for credit card payments and s(...)

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