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A file image showing the aftermath of the Shankill Road, Belfast bombing on December 13th, 1971. Photograph: The Irish Times

The future of a long-running Troubles archive has been secured. Cain is an online collection of information and materials related to Northern Ireland(...)

Wexford County Council and Irish Water advised that people using the Wexford town public water supply should boil their water ‘with immediate effect’. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

A boil water notice has been put in place in Wexford town and its surrounding areas following a “deterioration in the quality” of water from the local(...)

Former president Mary McAleese. Her new memoir, Here’s The Story, details her extraordinary life and career. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The former president on criticising the church, building bridges, life during lockdown – and her new memoir Mary McAleese’s apartment in the Dub(...)

Dr Roddy Evans: practised medicine on five continents

Dr Roddy Evans, who died in Belfast on September 9th, aged 97, played rugby and cricket for Leinster schoolboys, was a skilled surgeon who practised m(...)

Sack of Balbriggan (1920)

On the night of September 20th and 21st, 1920 events happened in Balbriggan which brought the Irish War of Independence to world attention and proved (...)

Redemptoristine nuns at their Monastery of St Alphonsus in Drumcondra. The nuns are video-streaming mass from the monastery to counter the Covid-19 movement restrictions. Photograph by Crispin Rodwell

The Redemptoristine Sisters are used to social distancing: members of the enclosed Catholic order remain inside their north Dublin monastery except fo(...)

 Mark Dolan, of Clonard Park, Ballybeg, Waterford, was told that his original six-month jail term for smashing a glass into a talented rugby player’s face was too lenient. Photograph: Collins Courts

The courts should not shy away from starting at five years’ imprisonment when it comes to sentencing individuals for “high-end” cases of assault causi(...)

Way forward: Thoughts can became actions that change the world, in ways that appear small but are in fact unmeasurable. Photograph: Kieran Doherty

Grace is “a thought that changed the world”. So sang U2 in Grace, a track on their 2000 album All That You Can’t Leave Behind. It is an audacious clai(...)

Main Street, Dundrum. Photograph: Tom Honan

What’s so good about it? At the turn of the century, Dundrum was another quiet, fairly nondescript south Dublin area, where “shopping centre” meant a(...)

Leanne Moore,  mother  of Jamie Cummins of College Green, Summerhill, Wexford pictured leaving the Four Courts  after a High Court action. Photograp: Collins Courts

A boy who fell 2m (7ft) to the ground while in a playzone area has settled his High Court action for €65,000. Jamie Cummins was aged three when he f(...)

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