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Fr Bernárd Lynch: ‘I flew to Ireland in the summer of 1982 to tell my parents that I would be dead by the end of the year.’ Photograph: Eric Luke

A gay Irish Catholic priest has told a meeting in Dublin that “as women and gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual and non-binary people we remain part o(...)

Debbie Harry on her memoir: ‘I should put a disclaimer on the cover.’ Photograph: Celeste Sloman/New York Times

For decades, Debbie Harry has been saving her fan art, hundreds of versions of that familiar siren face, rendered by admirers of all talents. There ar(...)

Gayle Killilea:  trustee is also seeking attachment of her  US properties and  garnishment of the $17,500 monthly rent she collects from a $3m home in Connecticut. Photograph: Douglas Healey

The trustee in Irish developer Sean Dunne’s US bankruptcy is asking the court to order his wife Gayle Killilea to move additional assets into the US t(...)

Rose O’Halloran and her telescope. Image sketched by a San Francisco Call artist in 1895.

In 1895, Marie Evelyn, a journalist from the San Francisco Call was sent to interview an eccentric local figure, one Ms Rose O’Halloran, amateur astro(...)

NYPD police chief James O’Neill in Dublin. The commissioner will be a guest speaker at this year’s I.NY Festival which takes place in Limerick in October. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Police forces must be fully resourced and highly visibly in the community to tackle localised crime waves, New York police chief James O’Neill has sai(...)

People attempt to prevent police arrests outside the Stonewall Inn, on Christopher Street,  Greenwich Village, New York on Jubne 28th, 1969. Photograph:  NY Daily News Archive/Getty Images

This weekend marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, a series of protests by group of queer patrons at the Stonewall Inn bar in Greenwic(...)

The front of the Stonewall Inn, pictured five nights after a raid by police at the bar in 1969 that triggered a riot. File photograph: Larry Morris/The New York Times

New York’s police commissioner apologised on Thursday for the raid on the Stonewall Inn gay bar 50 years ago that led to a riot and gave rise to the m(...)

Dr Ruth Freeman says challenge based funding ‘very much focuses on the end user application’

Six teams of researchers are competing for the €1 million Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Future Innovator Prize, a new challenge-based programme for(...)

Seán Dunne. Photograph: Douglas Healey

Early in the US civil trial of bankrupt developer Seán Dunne and his wife, Gayle Killilea, her lawyer brought up the bestselling book The Big Short, a(...)

During the eclipse, Crommelin operated the telescope loaned by the Royal Irish Academy, and it was his photographs which actually confirmed Einstein’s theory. Photograph:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Most Irish people today are aware that astronomy thrived in Ireland during the 19th century, thanks to the enthusiasm of a number of prominent wealthy(...)

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