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The inquest at Dublin Coroner’s Court heard the cause of death was peritoneal mesothelioma, a cancer of the stomach related to asbestos exposure. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

It is unknown how a pioneering surgeon who carried out the first hip replacement in Ireland was exposed to asbestos during his lifetime, an inquest in(...)

Paula Robinson from Cavan was announced as Ireland’s CarePlus Pharmacy Carer of the Year 2017. Photograph: Mark Stedman

Paula Robinson lives in Cootehill, Co Cavan, with her husband John, daughter Cara (21) and son Sean (15). As well as being there for her husband and c(...)

Nuala Geraghty: “We have had over 1,000 calls in the last four months from families pleading for a dog. We have had to say no as our waiting list is closed. We need the Government to support autism assistance dogs as a vital service to children in crisis.”

In 2010, Nuala Geraghty set up the charity, Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland (AADI), to provide highly-trained dogs to children who need their assistanc(...)

Members of the old IRA fire volleys at the funeral, in September 1938, of Edward Keegan, an Irish Volunteer who was dismissed from the advertising department of ‘The Irish Times’ for going to fight in the Easter Rising. The paper has bought his 1916 medal to put on permanent display in the foyer. Photograph courtesy of his granddaughter Joan Pinhorn

The IRA, which carried out a series of bombing attacks in England before the opening of the second World War, had been infiltrated by “ultra-conservat(...)

(From left) Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeff Goldblum, Thandie Newton and Jake Shears join Graham Norton on BBC One on Friday. Photograph: PA

The Late Late Show RTÉ One, Friday, 9.35pm The Late Late Show will reveal the results of a nationwide referendum exit poll live on air. The result o(...)

Tom Murphy in 1975: ‘His genius was to be able to create an immediate and vividly detailed social realism but somehow raise it to the heightened levels of the operas he loved so much.’ Photograph: Eddie Kelly/The Irish Times

Tom Murphy was a prolific playwright who thought of himself as writing music for the spoken voice. “When I hear music, I hear an emotion. When I liste(...)

'Irish Heart, Coventry Home' explores the experience of 65 Irish people who moved to Coventry between 1940 and 1970. Photograph: Coventry Irish Society

In 1961, around 20,000 Irish-born people were living in Coventry, according to the UK census, contributing to the economy, culture and character (...)

Julie Britton with her daughter Connie-Rose Seabourne in Leeds. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

Families starring in a “carpool karaoke” video featuring children with Down syndrome say they are overjoyed by the worldwide reaction. The beautiful (...)

James Hume returns to Ireland’s right win in the side to face England.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland coach Noel McNamara has made four changes and a positional switch to the team that beat Scotland for Friday night’s Under-20 Six Nations Champ(...)

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, gives a speech on Brexit at the National Transport Design Centre at Coventry University on Monday. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Jeremy Corbyn has called for Britain to join a permanent customs union with the European Union after Brexit, urging Conservative MPs to vote with Lab(...)

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