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Inside the Cow house in Portlaoise.

David Keane, proprietor of the Store Yard in Portlaoise, is a self-professed hoarder who turned a hobby into a profession. The former builder develope(...)

Gay Byrne among the Aladdin’s Cave of toys that formed the backdrop for what continues to be the Late Late Toy Show.

In the analogue era, receiving RTÉ in most parts of Northern Ireland required an extra aerial. A symbol of reaching out for a signal from somewhere el(...)

The role of special needs assistants is likely to broaden significantly under a new support scheme for schools. Photograph: iStock

The union representing thousands of special needs assistants (SNAs) in schools is to seek better terms and conditions for members if they are given in(...)

The cause of the fire has yet to be established. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A 19-year-old man has appeared in court in Co Monaghan charged with the murder of a man who died in a house fire three years ago. Aaron McDonagh, of(...)

Part of crowd striking for climate change on Molesworth street, Dublin. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Young people across Ireland are protesting this lunchtime at 37 rallies seeking urgent action to address the growing threat of climate breakdown. The(...)

An ATM was stolen from the wall of a bank on Main Street, Kingscourt, Co Cavan. Photograph: Philip Fitzpatrick

Two ATMs have been stolen in two separate incidents in Co Cavan and Co Tyrone on Sunday morning. A digger was used to remove an ATM from the wall of (...)

The new Bishop of Clogher Larry Duffy

The episcopal ordination of the new Bishop of Clogher Larry Duffy took place at St Macartan’s Cathedral in Monaghan on Sunday. It follows the announc(...)

Gyproc repeated its apology to locals for the disruption caused by the land collapse at the local community centre and Magheracloone Mitchells GAA pitch. Photograph: Pat Byrne

Politicians, local authority officials and residents in south Co Monaghan have agreed to a forum of regular meetings on the problem of sinkholes and c(...)

“There’s no accountability”: Geraldine Ward, a Drumgossett resident affected by the Gyproc subsidence, outside her home. Photograph: Pat Byrne

When Damien Martin’s father moved into his modest, 1950s-style bungalow on the side of the old R179 Carrickmacross to Kingscourt road in Co Monaghan, (...)

Aerial view shows Magheracloone GAA Club and Community Centre in Carrickmacross, where the original sinkhole  appeared earlier this year. Photograph: Pat Byrne

The emergence of a nine-metre sink hole in Co Monaghan has led to a road closure. The hole was found on land belonging to Gyproc, an Irish plaster an(...)

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