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This week, from Lismore to Portlaw and Tallow to Tramore, big John Mullane’s (ever so slightly adapted) words are everywhere: “I Loves Me County.” Photograph: Patrick Browne

Waterford is fit to burst. Afraid to exhale. So this is what it’s like when an entire county holds its breath. The bunting is out across the city, but(...)

A second man, also in his 20s, who was in the field with the injured man escaped unscathed. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Gardaí say they are keeping an open mind in relation to the shooting of a young man in Co Offaly on Wednesday night. The 21-year-old was in a field o(...)

Fr Niall Molloy who died at Clara Co Offaly in July 1985. ‘We don’t believe it’s too late, the truth is still out there,’ his nephew said.

Drizzle fell as a stream of cars began to arrive on Monday into Tubberclair, near Athlone a half an hour before the funeral mass began. Two hundred m(...)

Overall BT Young Scientist & Technologist of the Year 2017 Shane Curran from Terenure College. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The following projects at the 2016 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition have been described as highly commended. Biological and Ecological J(...)

People sit beside  coffins holding remains of their relatives before a mass funeral for some of the victims of the earthquake that devastated central Italy,  in Ascoli Piceno, Italy. Photograph: Cristiano Chodi

The names were read out, one by one - Alberto, Clara, Giorgia, Pietro, Lucrezia, Marisol and 29 others. The litany of names seemed to accentuate the(...)

Westmeath camogie player Dinah Loughlin (30) has been given a two year suspended sentence for stealing some €28,000 from her boss, a barrister, which she used to pay for online purchases such as clothes, CDs, and an iPod. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

An inter-county camogie player has been given a suspended sentence for stealing more than €28,000 from a barrister which she used for online shopping.(...)

The winner of the “Dundrum Town Centre Best Dressed Lady” will walk away with a not so meagre prize of €10,000 in Dundrum Town Centre vouchers. Photograph: Leon Farrell

Ladies’ Day at the Dublin Horse Show takes place this year on July 21st and if the prizes are anything to go by, the competition will be pretty fierc(...)

Flight of the drone: a conference presentation by Liam Murphy of Coastway Surveys showed how unmanned small aircraft explore ecosystems using multi-spectral cameras and sensors

How do you picture a professional ecologist, if you picture one at all? Many of us probably still imagine a figure rather like a Victorian naturalist:(...)

Dear Pope Francis Book

So. You’re Pope Francis. And you’re finally getting used to people coming to you seeking all sorts of answers, even if you still struggle with the bel(...)

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