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F	irefighters battled to bring the blaze under control for a short time before entering the house. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A woman has died in a house fire in Co Galway, gardaí have said. The body of the woman, aged in her 40s, was found inside a house at Tullyvoheen in C(...)

Nikola Tesla: developed Faraday’s  induction invention

I detest power cords and cables for my various smart devices and domestic appliances. Why is it that almost every device seems to require a different (...)

John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown’s transatlantic aircraft crossed the Atlantic between St John’s, Newfoundland and Clifden, Ireland on June 15th, 1919. (Photograph: SSPL/Getty Images

It is probably easier to look back and weigh the importance of a particular scientific achievement of the past than to predict how science will influe(...)

The RTÉ Concert Orchestra at rehearsal in the National Concert Hall. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

In Studio 1, RTÉ Concert Orchestra’s rehearsal space in the RTÉ radio building, 60 musicians (an expansion on the usual 45) are preparing to spend six(...)

The arrival of Storm Callum. Photograph: Irish Coast Guard

A status orange weather warning is in effect as Storm Callum arrives in Ireland. Met Éireann issued a status orange weather warning for the weather e(...)

Photograph: Eoin Rafferty

Nuala O’Connor (aka Nuala Ní Chonchúir) is a writer and poet who has published 14 books, most recently her fourth novel, Becoming Belle. Raised in Pal(...)

Elvira Ferraii had come to Ireland last month to study English.

Swiss authorities are liaising with the family of Elvira Ferraii, who died when the caravan in which she was staying was overturned and swept towards (...)

A man looks at debris at the scene in Claddaghduff, near Clifden in Co Galway where a woman died after her caravan was blown off a cliff in Storm Ali which has brought gusts of 91mph. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

A north Connemara community has expressed shock at the death of a Swiss woman whose caravan was swept off the coast in violent storm force winds early(...)

Gardaí from Clifden Garda station survey the wreckage from the caravan that was washed into the sea at Claddaghduff. Photograph: Conor Mc Keown

A woman has died after the caravan in which she was staying was swept off sandy banks onto a beach at Claddaghduff, Connemara in violent storm force 1(...)

At a time when life expectancy was far lower, many column inches in The Irish Times were dedicated to the topic of longevity. Photograph: Print Collector/Getty Images

It is now possible that the majority of children born today will become centenarians, while the prospect of living 120 years may be realistic, accordi(...)

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