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Names of some of the children who died at the Tuam mother and baby home. The moral ground was ceded to the church and with it came the authority over sexual morality and the family and therefore the shaping of national identity. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Since news broke of the discovery of a mass grave of babies in Tuam, there has been a fear that publication of the report of the Commission of Investi(...)

The Marine Casualty Investigation Board has recommended that recreational craft operators be reminded of their requirement to wear a personal flotation device following an investigation into a drowning tragedy off west Cork. Image: iStock.

The Marine Casualty Investigation Board has recommended that recreational craft operators be reminded of their requirement to wear a personal flotatio(...)

Lucy Kennedy and Adele King aka Twink, with her shoulder-cockatiel

It makes sense that an entertainment professional such as Lucy Kennedy or indeed the entire Virgin network would need to take in lodgers at this (...)

James Farrell (left) and Brian Kiernan working a night shift to help keep the city centre litter-free. Photograph by Crispin Rodwell for the Irish Times

While the city sleeps, street cleaners, bakers, postal workers, gardaí and market traders go about their business and marvel at the chang(...)

Garth Owen-Smith (1940-2020), a great African conservation visionary and globally recognised pioneer in community conservation, died on April 11th aft(...)

 A healthcare professional wearing protective suit and  mask checks the temperature of incoming people at the entrance of a hospital in Pavia, northen Italy. Photograph: Daniel Dal Zennaro/EPA

It is the locusts that make this moment in history seem so biblical. The plague of locusts is one of the 10 catastrophes visited upon the Egyptians in(...)

 Derek O’Shaughnessy from Dublin waits in line for his audition for the upcoming movie The Last Duel, an epic period film soon to shoot in various locations in Ireland. Directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Adam Driver and Jodie Comer. Photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Recently a casting call went out from the producers of The Last Duel. “A tale of betrayal and justice” set in medieval France, much of it will be shot(...)

The mirrored room is lit by red neon strips, and I look around in awe as he explains how Shred and Tread worksPhotograph: Nick Bradshaw

It is before dawn on one of the shortest days of the year when I discover there is a line in the sand which I will not cross and it spells the word Zu(...)

A tree burns from the inside out hours after the fire front had passed in Bundanoon, Australia. Photograph: Brett Hemmings/Getty Images

Today is a wet and cool day in Melbourne, nothing remarkable about this except that it is summer, and we’re in the middle of the most horrific bushfir(...)

Jack L on stage
Jack L: On My Culture Radar

Current favourite book I’m in the middle of The Big Yaroo by Patrick McCabe, his follow-up to The Butcher Boy. It’s about Francie Brady’s continuing (...)

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