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Judge Sean Ó Donnabháin noted the defendant had started on a rehabilitation course since going into prison on remand for the offence in March.

A 41-year-old heroin addict, who attacked an 80-year-old sacristan in a church when he tried to stop him stealing the contents of the church collectio(...)

O’Donnabháin’s, Kenmare, Co Kerry: locally-sourced food makes for a  crowd-pleasing menu

Ireland experienced something of an epidemic of magnolia-lacquered hotel development in the era post-economic apocalypse, with hallmark features like (...)

I resorted to breast stroke and the back stroke, despite not trying either for years. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times/File

It’s not often I like to quote Mike Tyson, but here’s an exception. Splashing about like a one-winged, disorientated duck in Lough Key last June, farc(...)

Clodagh McKenna in her London home. Photographs: Dora Kazmierak

“He is the kindest man I’ve ever met. He is so lovely. He’s such a good person.” It is probably fair to say that Clodagh McKenna, the London-based Iri(...)

Annamoe Trout Fishery, Co Wicklow: New owners will be able to enjoy fly-fishing all year round

In one of the most unusual property sales in recent years, a Wicklow trout fishery along with a land holding, cottage and cafe are to be offered for s(...)

‘The relationship of the Church of Ireland with the totality of Irish history and culture . . . can only become more complex as we approach the commemoration of 150 years of Disestablishment,” Archbishop of Dublin Michael Jackson has said. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Members of the Church of Ireland must address their identity as Irish Anglicans, Archbishop of Dublin Michael Jackson has said. “The relationship of(...)

Speaking at the Church of Ireland Synod in Greystones, Rev Dr Norman Gamble, a member of the Diocesan Board of Education, said ‘our schools are part of our mission rather than for own people’. Photograph: iStock

Disharmony among parents and teachers at the Church of Ireland St Patrick’s primary school in Greystones, Co Wicklow was described last night as “regr(...)

Lugduff Brook, Glendalough, Co Wicklow

Much has been written of Glendalough: its history, geology and story and especially of its unique synthesis of ancient Irish spirituality and a wild p(...)

At an extraordinary general meeting of the St Patrick’s National School  parent-teacher association on Wednesday night, parents held a series of confidence votes relating to the controversy. Photograph: iStock

Parents at a Church of Ireland primary school at the centre of a row over its admissions policy have overwhelmingly backed a no confidence vote in its(...)

Cherub and sphinx statue in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles near Paris.

If you’ve travelled abroad this summer, you may have handed over some of your hard-earned cash at one of the world’s leading tourist attractions. You (...)

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