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Holly Lenny in Leiden in the Netherlands

Holly Lenny is originally from Bray, Co Wicklow, and has spent the past five years working and living abroad. After three years in the Middle East, sh(...)

Last year, instances of euthanasia  fell by seven per cent in the Netherlands. There is “anxiety” among medics, says a clinic’s director. Photograph: iStock

He’s almost forgotten now. But in his day, Huib Drion, supreme court judge, law professor, essayist, grandee of the Royal Academy, was undoubtedly the(...)

Michael Hyland in his beloved Ballycotton. Photograph: Prof Cillian Twomey

Born in Pudsey in Yorkshire on June 17th, 1934, where his Cork-born father was a general practitioner, Michael Hyland, a pioneer of geriatric medicine(...)

Karl Haugh, the 25-year-old man who died after being stabbed in Kilkee, Co Clare.

The Kilrush man charged in connection with the fatal stabbing of 25-year-old Kilkee man Karl Haugh was yesterday further remanded in custody. At a s(...)

Increasing numbers of Irish students are considering study options in Europe due to affordable fees, prestigious courses and easier entry requirements. Photograph: iStock

Thousands of college hopefuls have been scrambling to apply for third-level courses in Ireland in recent weeks. But increasing numbers are looking fu(...)

Research from a travel insurance company (Compare travel) claims you are 100 times more likely to catch a cold during a flight. Photograph: iStockphoto

We know flying tinkers with our bodies. I can feel it right now as I type this en route to Barcelona. Because usually I do well on little sleep. I do(...)

Florence Gilmore with her daughter Rosie Buckley, aged 15 months, at her home in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy. 8/3/2016

The journey of pregnancy is clearly defined through the myopic Hollywood lens. You’ll know you are expecting because you will be violently sick (usua(...)

Molly Fitzmaurice in Amsterdam

Our third-level system is creaking from a lack of funding. The points race is cranking up again and the cost of living is on the rise. Is it any wond(...)

Police officers in bullet-proof vests outside the closed high school in Leiden, the Netherlands, that was at the target of an online threat.  Photograph: Peter Dejong/AP

A former pupil of one of the Netherlands’s best-known colleges for the children of expatriates was under arrest last night after an online thre(...)