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Irish brothers Edward, Harry and Frank Sheehan were killed in separate bombing missions during the war. Photograph: Irish in Europe group

Three Irish brothers who died while serving in the Canadian air force during the second World War have been remembered at a memorial service in Belgiu(...)

Part of a manuscript called Lebhar Inghine i Dhomhnaill (The Book of O’Donnell’s Daughter) about the daughter of Red Hugh O’Donnell, one of the earls who left Ireland after the Battle of Kinsale in 1602.

For centuries St Anthony’s College in Leuven, Belgium has preserved and promoted Irish culture in Europe. The Irish College, as it is better known, (...)

Sarah-Kate Fenelon, who is originally from Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, but now lives in Los Angeles where she works as a film producer

Film producer Sarah-Kate Fenelon, who is originally from Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, now lives in Los Angeles where she works for author and showrunner Ne(...)

In 2011 alone, the EU imported beef and livestock feed associated with more than 1,000sq km of Brazilian deforestation – equivalent to more than 300 football fields a day

Evidence that Brazil’s rainforests are being pillaged to accommodate human over consumption is becoming more conclusive. What we eat, drink and use on(...)

Weeks before they even took their first breaths, two babies had their spinal cords delicately repaired by surgeons in the first operations of their ki(...)

Gerry Clarke and Dr Brendan Boland, co-founders of Loci Orthopaedics.

Loci Orthopaedics, a Galway-based medical devices start-up that has developed a new joint implant to treat arthritis, has raised €2.75 million in a se(...)

The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, in Belgium

Maynooth University has cancelled a visit by some of its students to the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe because of concerns over governance at(...)

Sara Gibadlo (left,19) of Oranmore, Co Galway, and Dace Zarina (22), from Co Longford, who died in a fire at a residence linked to a college in Leuven, Belgium.

A court in the Belgian university town of Leuven is set to rule on Tuesday on damages in the case of an apartment fire that killed two Irish students (...)

Wireless internet traffic is potentially vulnerable to attack, according to a researcher. Photograph: Getty Images

The security protocol used to protect the vast majority of wifi connections has been broken, potentially exposing wireless internet traffic to malicio(...)

Sanita Zarina at home in Longford with a picture of her daughter, Dace.  'I can’t get back my daughter,' she says. 'I can’t get back a future with her. I can’t get grandchildren from her.' Photograph: Peter Murtagh

The last time Sanita Zarina saw her daughter, she was dead. But even in death, the only part of 22-year-old Dace her mother was advised to inspect wa(...)

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