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Senator Lynn Boylan said she was delighted to be nominated to be a candidate for Sinn Féin in the Dublin Bay South byelection. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Senator Lynn Boylan is increasingly likely to be named as Sinn Féin’s candidate in the upcoming Dublin Bay South byelection after she won the support(...)

Megan Nolan: ‘This is another thing that drinking does, this thinning of veils, spirits and souls, consciousness and unconsciousness: I don’t love you, I love you.’ Photograph: iStock

From the very beginning, whenever there was a crush, there was also a drink in my hand. In his novel High Fidelity, Nick Hornby’s narrator Rob, an unh(...)

Joe Murphy, from Pouladuff on Cork’s southside, died on October 25th, 1920 on the 76th day of his hunger strike protest.

The family of an Irish volunteer, who died on hunger strike in Cork a century ago, have spoken of their pride at him making the ultimate sacrifice for(...)

Turn right out of Norwich railway station, take the number 12 bus, change at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, ride eight stops on the number f(...)

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(...)

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