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Lyme-bearing ticks can be found on deer, sheep, cats, dogs, squirrels and mice. Photograph: iStock

There is no way of definitively checking you have it, no way of definitively checking if you have rid yourself of it, huge disagreement over how many (...)

 Rob Kearney scores a try during against Wales in the final World Cup warm-up earlier this month. Photo: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Rob Kearney has emerged as the latest injury scare ahead of Ireland’s opening  Rugby World Cup Pool A match against Scotland next Sunday. The ex(...)

Michael Owen during the Manchester United era in 2009. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/PA Wire

Last Friday Michael Owen was in Dublin to promote his second autobiography, Reboot. The book had received an extraordinary amount of publicity the pre(...)

Allegations of physical abuse were not properly investigated by social workers, nor were suggestions of inappropriate sexual behaviour. Photograph: iStock

After 13 years in the foster care of her grandparents, where she suffered severe emotional abuse and physical neglect, Mary* told her social worker sh(...)

The confidential review, seen by The Irish Times, found the girls should have been removed from the home in 2003; they were not taken out until 2014.   Photograph: iStock

A young girl was left in a foster home where she was subject to “gross neglect” and severe emotional abuse for more than a decade, as the health servi(...)

Japan’s Luke Thompson during the 2015 Rugby World Cup game against the USA at Kingsholm Stadium in Gloucester, England.  Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Brighton 2015: spot the Kiwi on 83 minutes, having milled Adriaan Strauss off Japanese ball, all but leaning on the shoulder of Harumichi Tatekawa yet(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson has claimed that the EU was ‘pursuing a similar goal to Hitler in trying to create a powerful superstate’, and that the plucky English Brexiteers would ‘set the country free’. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

“To write poetry after Auschwitz is barbaric.” The German philosopher Theodor Adorno made this statement for the first time in 1949. It implies at lea(...)

The Ophelia Quartet play the National Concert Hall on September 15th.

Sunday, September 15th Sunday String Quartet Series NCH Kevin Barry Recital Room, Dublin Most of the strands in the National Concert Hall’s new seas(...)

Lulu Wang, director of The Farewell: ‘I made something that is unapologetically me – both Chinese and American.’ Photograph: Joyce Kim/New York Times

There are few more heartwarming stories at the cinema this year than that of Lulu Wang’s The Farewell. The film itself meets the description without (...)

Chester Williams of South Africa breaks away from Felipe Contepomi of Argentina  during a Test match in Buenos Aires on November 12th, 2000. Photograph: Fabian Gredillas/AFP/Getty Images

Chester Williams Born: August 8th, 1970 Died: September 6th, 2019 In 1994, one year after he had won his first cap for South Africa and become only t(...)

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