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Paula and Freya Crotty, who recently moved back to Kilkee from Limerick, out for a walk on the beach. Photograph: Eamon Ward

The Industrial Revolution drove people into cities and now the “remote working revolution” is bringing people back into Clare’s towns and villages, sa(...)

‘As a nation, it is important to understand and accept the failings of our past’. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The full statement of Taoiseach Micheál Martin on the report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes: It is the duty of a repub(...)

Regina Coeli Hostel, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin hostel Regina Coeli was unique among mother and baby homes in being the only place up until the 1970s that supported unmarried mothers who wish(...)

New Ross, Co Wexford: Data  on the Government’s Covid-19 data hub shows the New Ross local electoral area has the highest 14-day incidence rate in the State. File photograph: Google Street View

The electoral area of New Ross in Co Wexford has seen its 14-day incidence rate of Covid-19 increase by more than 1,000 per cent in the space of just (...)

Optician Julie Neylon, who set up an online gift shop she called Wild Atlantic Living

This article is part of a series focusing on hope, courage and resilience in the time of Covid-19 There won’t be many people who will forget 2020 or (...)

Grafton Street, Dublin. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The 14-day incidence rate of coronavirus varies widely across the State. While some areas such as Laytown-Bettystown in Co Meath have had very few cas(...)

A garda performing a random vehicle check in the village of Muff, Co  Donegal. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

A further 506 cases of Covid-19 and one death from the virus were confirmed in the State yesterday as new figures on where the incidence of infection (...)

Mark Flanagan

“I always had an interest in IT but I didn’t have the best Leaving Cert and I found it hard to get my foot on the ladder to get the right job. I did a(...)

A bank draft was sent to the Empress Eugénie in Paris and, following a discussion with a French organisation established to assist casualties, the committee also decided to form an ambulance corps. Portrait of Empress Eugénie by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1853

Ireland’s first halting attempt to alleviate distress abroad took place 150 years ago during the Franco-Prussian War. In 1870, the Second French Empi(...)

Joe Coffey: when anyone inquired if he was having a good day, he would reply  “I enjoy every day”.

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(...)

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