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In Northern Ireland last year, the PSNI recorded 2,036 sexual offences against under 18s; 472 of these were against children.

In the small playground of St Paul’s Primary School in Irvinestown, Co Fermanagh the boisterous sound of children playing fills the air. Children in (...)

Kristina McElroy and Yomiko Chen: On McElroy’s 65th birthday, she was delighted to be a finalist in a UCD young fashion designer’s competition. Her design, a pink party dress, had an Japanese style obi belt. Photograph: Lilly Rose

Kristina McElroy has been drawn to the colour brown these past few months. It was big at the Paris fabric show she visited last year. Since then it’s (...)

Steve Coogan’s Alan Partridge with  co-host Jennie played by Susannah Fielding on This Time with Alan Partridge. Photograph: BBC/Baby Cow/Colin Hutton

When he punched the chief commissioning editor of the BBC live on air during a 1995 Christmas special, with his fist stuck inside a turkey like a raw (...)

“It feels right.” This Time with Alan Partridge. Photograph: BBC Studios

Last time Alan Partridge hosted a primetime BBC show, he was sacked live on air for punching his boss in the face with a turkey. Now that the world ha(...)

Photograph: Eoin Rafferty

Nuala O’Connor (aka Nuala Ní Chonchúir) is a writer and poet who has published 14 books, most recently her fourth novel, Becoming Belle. Raised in Pal(...)

Senator Catherine Noone, the Oireachtas Eighth Amendment committee’s chairwoman, will not use her vote unless there is a tie among the other members. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

James Browne (Fianna Fáil) The Wexford TD is in favour of amending article 40.3.3 (the Eighth Amendment) of the Constitution to allow for abortion in(...)

Lynn Ruane and Niall ‘Bressie’ Breslin.

What is the worst advice you’ve ever received? Lynn: I find that hard to answer because I have a tiny small number of people to go to for advice and (...)

Ibrahim Halawa: the freed Irishman with media at Dublin Airport after spending four years in an Egyptian prison. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

While all about him the media were losing their heads, Ibrahim Halawa held his. As the lift doors opened at Dublin Airport and he faced the scrum, Hal(...)

Total eclipse: The Sun disappars over Depoe Bay, Oregon, US, August 21st, 2017. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

The moon blacked out the Sun in parts of the US on Monday as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the country in nearly a century began in (...)

Daniel O’Donnell: “I think whether somebody likes my music or not they look up and say, ‘Well, that fecker up there is having a ball.’”  Photograph: Dave Meehan

I am in the Mullingar Park Hotel watching 55-year-old Daniel O’Donnell dancing with a broom. It’s midway through a three-hour gig and he’s gadding abo(...)