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Sanita Pušpure (39), who won the Women’s Single Sculls World Championship in Plovdiv in Bulgaria in 2018 and successfully defended her title in Ottensheim in Austria in 2019, has admitted she was surprised to be chosen as Cork Person of the Year for 2020.

Double World and European Rowing Champion Sanita Pušpure has been given a timely boost as she prepares for the delayed Olympics in Tokyo by being chos(...)

 Ian O’Riordan running with his dad, former Olympic runner Tom O’Riordan, in his early athletics days.

Ask anyone with a fancy degree in these matters what is the single most important factor in becoming joyous with what you do in your life and the answ(...)

You told us all about the people who have made a big difference to others during this strange and difficult year. Meet the covid heroes of 2020 (...)

The results published in Nature debunk the modern image of the typical Viking both within Scandinavia and across Europe. Photograph: iStock

Some 1,300 years after Viking invaders from Scandinavia set foot in Ireland, DNA technology has enabled scientists to determine their genetic make-up.(...)

Access gates to Dublin’s Phoenix Park reopened on Friday to traffic. Photograph: Alan Betson

A change of season was in the air at Phoenix Park on Friday as early morning walkers were greeted with a stiff northerly breeze whistling down Chester(...)

Eleanor Sheehan never complained about the pain and suffering she endured through spinal operations as a child and respiratory illnesses as an adult.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Britain’s Prince William sings a visitors’ book next to his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, as they meet President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina, at Áras an Uachtaráin in Dublin. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge discussed the implications of Brexit with President Michael D Higgins during the first day of their Irish tour. Pri(...)

The 1,322 safety camera zones in an updated list only account for 4.6% of the national road network yet they are the location for 76% of all fatalities. Photograph: Getty Images

The 20 stretches of road in the State where most collisions occur are all in Dublin, according to a Garda rating system used to determine the locatio(...)

Principal architect at the Office of Public Works Ciarán O’Connor in front of the new Garda station on Kevin Street. The €28m building sets a new standard for Garda stations. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ciarán O’Connor is a man with a mission. Hugely ambitious, he rose up through the Office of Public Works to become its principal architect nearly eigh(...)

James Grant: ‘At night it’s better to be awake, to be alert. That way I’m not going to die of the cold.’ Photograph: Enda O’Dowd/The Irish Times

In Dublin homeless people living in tents say they feel safer in their current accommodation than in hostels, despite the serious injuries sustained b(...)

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