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A starving woman during the Irish Famine. The illustratedwas originally published in 1849. Photograph: Illustrated London News/Getty Images

The first orphans girls arrived from Ireland to Australia aboard the Lady Kennaway on September 11th, 1848. Most of the girls were from counties Galwa(...)

 Mary Doherty of Lifeline Inishowen  with supporters outside  the Dáil on Wednesday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times

It was “just not good enough” that rural domestic violence services were threatened with closure just months after Ireland ratified the Istanbul Conve(...)

The large, bright kitchen. Photograph: Aisling McCoy

Husband and wife design team Genevieve McGill and Phil McMahon run Foreign Bear, a design studio in Hackney, London that focuses on contemporary inter(...)

The scene of the tragic accident near Magheraroarty, Co Donegal where four young men lost their lives on Sunday night. Photograph: North West Newspix

As the first real dusting of winter snow nestled on its hills and valleys, a cold stillness of grief and loss hung over West Donegal on Monday. The p(...)

Clockwise from top left: Shaun Harkin, Daniel Scott, John Harley and Mícheál Roarty were killed in a single-vehicle road crash in Co Donegal on Sunday night.

Four friends killed in a horrific car crash in Co Donegal were saying goodbye to each other as one prepared to start a new job abroad next week. John(...)

The report found that upgrade works are needed to protect four beaches with poor quality bathing water at Clifden, Co Galway;  Merrion Strand, Loughshinny; and Sandymount strands in Co Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There are 38 towns and villages across the State discharging raw sewage into the environment, according to a new report from the Environmental Protect(...)

A man watched his house go up in flames as the local fire station remained empty because firemen were being interviewed for new posts. John Fitzgeral(...)

Aunt and niece Frances Fogarty and Sarah Barlow (10) at the RDS Horse Show. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sunshine, prosecco and stilettos were the order of the day at this year’s Ladies Day competition at the Dublin Horse Show with more than 400 women and(...)

On Christmas Day, a motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Dublin. The motorcycle he was riding hit metal railings on a traffic island on the Crumlin Road near its junction with Sundrive Road. File photograph: Google Street View

A man in his late 50s has died in a single-vehicle road incident in Co Donegal in the early hours of St Stephen’s Day. The car, of which the dead ma(...)

Manus Joe McClafferty: December 25th, 1953-February 19th, 2016. The Pobail le Chéile group plans to establish an annual award for community and voluntary work in his name

Manus Joe McClafferty, who died at the age of 62 after a very brief illness, was a Falcarragh, Co Donegal man known throughout his home parish for his(...)

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