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A child gets the MMR vaccine. There are currently several mumps outbreaks in Ireland. File photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

The origins of the word for the disease are lost in time, but most probably come from the “grimace” of the sufferer who finds swallowing painful. Mump(...)

City of Derry airport is to get subsidy for direct flights to London.

Donegal County Council has welcomed confirmation that the UK Government is going to subsidise direct flights between the City of Derry airport and Lon(...)

Lena Wilhare: her grandparents, dad and and uncle run Mulroy Bay Mussels, in Co Donegal. Photograph: Twitter

She may be blissfully unaware of the attention, but little Lena Wilhare has become something of a Twitter sensation. The 21-month-old from Donegal was(...)

The “buffer” between the direct provision occupancy rates  and the total number of beds available “has been decreasing for three years”. Photograph: Getty Images

Overcrowding in direct provision centres is now so “acute” that maintenance work cannot be carried out even as the centres are being asked to create m(...)

Eddie Fullerton, a Donegal county councillor who was killed by the UDA. His daughter Amanda wants a meeting with the Taoiseach to discuss the implications of the non-disclosure

The North’s police ombudsman has called for an independent review to be carried out after “significant, sensitive information” about Troubles killings(...)

Brexit  will mean that Ireland will  no longer be connected to the European electricity network

The Government must consider building “high-cost” post-Brexit projects, including a proposed electricity interconnector to France at a cost of almost (...)

Coroner found Randy McNalley’s death was as a result of an accident. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Two divers were killed within less than three weeks of each other during separate accidents off the coast of Co Donegal, inquests into their deaths ha(...)

The Shannon Key West hotel in the village of Rooskey was set on fire in what has been described by local gardaí as a premeditated and carefully planned attack.

Five of the 40 direct provision centres in Ireland are currently oversubscribed, the latest figures from the Department of Justice show. There are 6(...)

Shannon Key West hotel in Rooskey on the Leitrim-Roscommon border, after it had been damaged by fire a month ago, on January 10th. File photograph: Brian Farrell

Monday night’s arson attack on the Shannon Key West Hotel in Rooskey was premeditated and involved “careful planning”, the local Garda superintendent (...)

The new Bishop of Clogher Larry Duffy

The episcopal ordination of the new Bishop of Clogher Larry Duffy took place at St Macartan’s Cathedral in Monaghan on Sunday. It follows the announc(...)

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