Helena

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Leo Rowsome: his father recognised his talent from an early age

The title “King of the Pipers” has been bestowed on various Irish uilleann pipers but few would dispute that Leo Rowsome, who died 50 years ago on Sep(...)

Conor Lane: ‘Throughout 2019, I acted as a network leader in London for Shine Cancer Support, a UK charity that assists younger adults in their 20s, 30s and 40s living with cancer and their Plus Ones’
Lockdown, the marathon and me

If truth be told, running a marathon had never been one of my main priorities in life. But the seed was planted when I was told during treatment for a(...)

Cormac Kennedy (7) from Bagenalstown, Co Carlow, was made an honorary firefighter in New York city

Make-A-Wish Ireland, which grants wishes to children living with life-threatening illnesses, has had to cancel its on-street collections due to take p(...)

Karl-Johan Persson (right), current CEO of Swedish clothing retail giant Hennes and Mauritz (H&M), and the company’s designated CEO Helena Helmersson. Photograph:  Jonas Ekstromer/TT News Agency/AFP via Getty Images

Hennes and Mauritz AB said its 72-year-old chairman, Stefan Persson, is stepping down as the billionaire patriarch of the fashion retailer hands over (...)

Helena McCartan, Margaret Tierney Smith, Anne Lynch and Breege O’Connell on the first episode of Goodbye House

How do you present the upside to downsizing? For Goodbye House (RTÉ One, Tuesday, 8.30pm), a piece of lifestyle advice programming that feels suspicio(...)

Helena Molony (1883–1967), actor, republican, trade unionist, and feminist, was born on January 15th, 1883, at 8 Cole’s Lane, off Henry Street in Dubl(...)

Judy Li: “No matter how bad life treats you there is always hope, always help and always a solution. Stay calm, be patient and always be positive.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Judy Li arrived in Ireland in November 2004 with €600 and 20 carefully written-out CVs in her bag. She had spent the previous two years working two jo(...)

Willie Duggan: a talisman for club, province and country. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

William Patrick Duggan Born: March 12th, 1950 Died: August 28th, 2017 Willie Duggan, who has died aged 67, was an outstanding rugby player, among the(...)

European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi (R) and Vice President Vitor Constancio address a news conference at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. (Photograph: Reuters)

The dollar headed for weekly losses on Friday, wallowing at its lowest levels against the euro in nearly two years after what markets perceived as haw(...)

Emails released by Donald Trump jnr on Tuesday show he agreed last year to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Democratic White House rival Hillary Clinton. Photograph: Reuters

The dollar edged down to 14-month lows against the euro in Asian trading on Wednesday as investors, already wary ahead of Federal Reserve chair Janet (...)

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