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Shaun Dunworth  underwent surgery on his pelvis and face. Photograph: Gofundme

A young Donegal man who fell from a bridge in Australia a month ago awoke from a coma on his 21st birthday, his family have said. Shaun Dunworth was (...)

A man watched his house go up in flames as the local fire station remained empty because firemen were being interviewed for new posts. John Fitzgeral(...)

Lisa McGee: “There can’t only be male Irish writers or playwrights because women are shit at it – there’s something else at work”

Lisa McGee remembers the first time she knew stories from her homeplace could reach further afield. “I was on attachment at the National Theatre,” sh(...)

The Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) says it is “functioning as normal” although its president, Dr Fergal Barry, is on extended leave. The thir(...)

Pope John Paul II kisses thr ground on arrival in Dublin, 1979. Photograph: Mazpix

Watching the second part of the quite superb RTÉ documentary series The Game last Monday night, I was struck by the fervour of the crowds in Croke Par(...)

Waterford Institute of Technology. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

The State’s cash-strapped institutes of technology say they need up to €400 million over the next five years if they are prove fit for purpose to meet(...)

Angela McCloskey, with family and solicitor, holds a picture of her son John Paul at his inquest in Galway

The mother of a 26-year-old who died after what a coroner described as a hospital “systems failure” has said she was appalled by the way her son was t(...)

Fr Donnchadh Ó Cuinn, parish priest of Falcarragh, Co Donegal, is charged with driving in excess of the legal limit for alcohol on March 29th 2014 at Main Street, Letterkenny. He denies the charge. File image: Getty

The way has been cleared for the trial on drink driving charges of a parish priest and native Irish speaker after the High Court refused to declare a (...)

Students from fee-paying schools are far more likely to attend a handful of top Dublin-based universities, new figures show. Photograph: iStock

New figures show the extent of the “class gap” in higher education with students from fee-paying schools far more likely to attend a handful of top Du(...)

A man and a woman have been released from Garda custody after their arrest in relation to alleged waste offences.

A man and a woman have been arrested in Donegal in relation to alleged waste management offences. The 60-year-old man and 28-year-old woman were arr(...)

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