Helena

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Covid jab: a passing doctor kindly photographed me being vaccinated in central London

Conor Lane, an Irishman living in London who has written in The Irish Times about being treated for Ewing’s sarcoma, describes getting his first dose (...)

Emma Corrin as Princess Diana in The Crown. Photograph: Netflix

The spice and the hype around the fourth season from Netflix on a turbulent decade for the House of Windsor There has barely been a dull moment (...)

Crowds gather in Summerhill, Dublin, to pay their respects  at the funeral of   activist Fergus McCabe. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Large crowds lined the roadside at Summerhill in Dublin’s north inner city on Monday to pay their respects to the veteran community activist Fergus Mc(...)

Fergus McCabe was from Marino in Dublin’s northside. File photograph: Peter Thursfield

Veteran community activist Fergus McCabe, who died during the week, aged 71, was part of the “beating heart” of inner city Dublin, President Michael D(...)

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(...)

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