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John Treacy winning Olympic silver at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on  August 12th, 1984. Photograph:   Getty Images

John Treacy remembers exactly where he was when he first took notice of Sonia O’Sullivan. Cork City Sports, July 1987, spectators three or four deep (...)

The Irish peace delegation shortly after arrival at the Grosvenor Hotel in London in  1921. Photograph: National Museum of Ireland

December 1920: Peace feelers by the Archbishop of Perth Patrick Clune founder on a demand by the British government that the IRA disarm before enterin(...)

Many parts of the country now have 14-day incidence rates of more than 1,000 per 100,000. File photograph: The Irish Times

Covid-19 cases have surged by 57 per cent in the last week with the number of hot spots for the virus growing all the time. The 14-day incidence rat(...)

Mark McGroarty  lost part of his left index finger while assisting a carpenter at his local golf club. Photograph: iStock

A man who lost part of a finger while voluntarily assisting with putting up timber cladding on the pro-shop of his local golf club has been awarded €1(...)

When the French writer and dramatist Antonin Artaud travelled to the island of Inis Mór in August 1937, he was carrying a much-knotted walking stick, about which he had extraordinary ideas. Photograph: Henry Guttmann Collection/Getty Images

In the cast of eccentrics that populates Christopher McDougall’s 2009 best-seller Born to Run, the French writer and dramatist Antonin Artaud makes on(...)

Fianna Fáil TD James O’Connor: ‘I want to thank those who have supported me during the past number of days and for your kind messages of support.’ Photoghraph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Cork East TD James O’Connor is to remain in the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party after a meeting with Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Mr O’Connor warned on (...)

A review of the transport strategy for the Greater Dublin Region will look at the proposed Navan rail line and Dart Underground. Expansion of the Luas lines are also under consideration. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government has launched its National Development Plan (NDP) setting out record €165 billion in spending between now and 2030. Taoiseach Micheál Ma(...)

Simon Coveney and other dignitaries at opening of new ONE hostel for veterans in Cobh.

The Government is committed to working with the Organisation of National Ex-Servicemen (ONE) to support former members of the Defence Forces who may h(...)

Brexit, or more properly the UK exit, has introduced an element of uncertainty and change into the politics of our two islands. Finding words, language and structures to explain and manage such change is the very essence of politics. Photograph: Getty Images

Speech and the capacity to communicate using language have been central to the evolutionary success of the human race. Putting names on things, places(...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch holds aloft the Liam MacCarthy Cup after his side’s win over Cork. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The word ‘power’ cropped up regularly in the pre-match chat ahead of the All-Ireland final in highlighting a discrepancy between the teams. It was ide(...)

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