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The departing papal nuncio to Ireland, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, at a reception at Áras an Uachtaráin with President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina in early 2018. Photograph: Tom Honan

One of the most influential if low-key papal nuncios to serve in Ireland will leave shortly for Prague following the Vatican announcement of his appoi(...)

Two Dublin men have had attempted murder charges against them upgraded to murder after the death of their alleged victim in hospital. On Friday the t(...)

Two gardaí were hospitalised after two patrol cars were rammed in Co Wexford on Sunday. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Two gardaí were hospitalised after two patrol cars were rammed in Co Wexford on Sunday night by an apparent joyrider in a stolen vehicle. The Garda c(...)

Famine victims: Protests, food riots and lawlessness were common. Sheep were stolen. Courts were busy. Perpetrators were imprisoned and  transported to Australia.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Regional studies of the Great Famine afford historians writing about the larger picture a wider and more detailed canvas against which to check t(...)

A 2013 photograph showing a woman kissing the ring of  Francis Duffy when he was ordained a bishop at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral, Athlone. File photograph: John McElroy

Bishop Francis Duffy (63), the former bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnois, has been appointed as the new Catholic Archbishop of Tuam. One of four Catho(...)

The works will include ‘rock armour cliff toe protection’. File image: Getty Images

The Office of Public Works (OPW) has approved funding of €367,740 for installation of “rock armour cliff toe protection” to help combat erosion at Sea(...)

The Cop26 UN Climate Change Conference is being held in Glasgow, Scotland. Photograph: DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images

Approaches of “paralysis” and “wishing the crisis away” are no longer an options for dealing with the threat of climate change, the Catholic Archbisho(...)

Gardaí have seized €35,000 worth of cocaine and €140,000 in cash from a house in Kilmore, Dublin 5.

Gardaí have seized €35,000 worth of cocaine and €140,000 in cash from a house in Kilmore, Dublin 5. A man in his 60s was arrested after the search o(...)

The €35,000 worth of cocaine and €140,000 in cash that was found in Kilmore on Saturday. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí have seized €200,000 worth of cannabis, €35,000 worth of cocaine and €140,000 cash in two separate searches in Dublin. The cannabis was found (...)

Selton Hill, Co Leitrim. Along with Sean Connolly, one of the ablest guerrilla leaders outside Co Cork, the five other IRA men who died were Seamus Wrynne, Joseph O’Beirne, John Reilly, Joseph Reilly and Michael Baxter

In March 1921 during the War of Independence, two ambushes occurred in Co Leitrim which are woven into the landscape and the folk memory of the county(...)

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