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Those at the launch heard that it was more than 25 years since the late Christine Buckley 'started what became a crusade that forced the truth out into the open'. File photograph: Charlie Collins

The Ryan report, published 10 years ago next Monday, “proved beyond doubt that children were treated like inmates in a prison and like slaves”, Minist(...)

Artane Industrial School in Dublin which was run by the Christian Brothers and was named in the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse report.

The Ryan report, published 10 years ago this month, was based on the testimony of over 1,000 people who told the Commission to Inquire into Child Abus(...)

Derek Mahon’s latest work Against The Clock was described by   the judges as a masterpiece, dwelling with style and wit on “love and loss, transience, age and time”. File photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The winner of this year’s Irish Times Poetry Now award is the Belfast-born poet Derek Mahon for Against the Clock (Gallery Press). This is the third t(...)

Kellie Harrington holds her award for  The Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year  2018. ‘Medals mean nothing to me. I’m just happy about the place I’m in right now, of how happy my family are, the person I’ve become.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Kellie Harrington remembers how it broke in Astana in 2016. Canadian Sara Kali was between her and a world light-welterweight final. After the first-r(...)

The Chrysler Building in New York.  Whoever buys the  building will have to compete in a universe in which WeWork is now the largest office tenant in New York

The Chrysler Building is beautiful, but that alone does not explain the unequivocal, emotional reaction it provokes. Like all skyscrapers of the Moder(...)

Actor Dónall Farmer

Dónall Farmer, the actor best known for his long-running stint as Glenroe’s parish priest, Fr Tim Devereux, has died. He was 81. While he was most re(...)

Emmys 2018: Claire Foy of The Crown wins the award for outstanding lead actress in a drama series. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

These are the major winners of the 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Additional winners are listed at emmys.com. Best comedy The Marvelous Mrs Mais(...)

Summer nights: Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta in Grease

The summer of 1958, in which Grease was set, looked a beguiling cocktail of hormonally charged lindy hops, leather pants and all-round frivolity. Whic(...)

Janet Moran in 'A Holy Show'

It’s here, starting tonight, in venues (and on the streets and on a bus and wherever you’re having yourself) across Dublin. The enormous, varied, chal(...)

Emilie Pine, , associate professor of modern drama at UCD, and research fellow Susan Leavy. With regard to the Ryan report, Pine says: “With clear visualisations we show, for the first time, the active networks behind the industrial schools.”

The emerging field of digital humanities is the latest discipline to benefit from big data analysis and in an unusual arts-Stem collaboration, academi(...)

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