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Drivers navigate a flooded Gause Boulevard in Slidell, Louisiana, late on Friday,  as a tropical depression neared the Louisiana shore. Photograph: AP

Eight children in a van from a youth home for abused or neglected children were killed in a multi-vehicle crash on a wet freeway amid stormy weather i(...)

Tori Douglas from Castlecomer Community School in Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Everything I’d studied for in history came up including Stalin and the Sunningdale Agreement. A hundred years after the foundation of Northern Ireland(...)

Leaving Cert students prepare for their exams at Sutton Park School, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

For the first time in history, this year’s Leaving Cert history students did not have to stress as much about time, in a paper that provided candidate(...)

Waterford’s Darragh Lyons gets his pass away during the league opener against Cork at Páirc Uí Chaoimph.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork 5-22 Waterford 1-27 A late goal-rush finally killed off Waterford’s stubborn resistance to give Cork an encouraging start to their national hur(...)

An American flag seen through barbed wire fencing at sunrise on Capitol Hill on Monday. Photograph: Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images

Donald Trump on Tuesday will become the first US president to face two impeachment trials. Trump was impeached last month on one charge of inciting a(...)

“Advent is a time of preparation for the coming of Christ at the end of time, and a reminder of his first coming at Christmas.” Photograph: Getty Images

Tomorrow is the Second Sunday of Advent. Advent is a time of preparation for the coming of Christ at the end of time, and a reminder of his first comi(...)

Waterford’s Austin Gleeson gets away from Cork’s  Christopher Joyce and Robert Downey during the Munster SHC semi-final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Waterford 1-28 Cork 1-24 It had been four and a half years since Waterford had won a Munster championship game before Saturday’s victory over Cork, (...)

Democratic presidential nominee  Joe Biden and US president Donald Trump. Each side is convinced that the victory of the other spells the end of the republic, so the contest turns into a competition of terminal nightmares. Photographs: Angela Weiss and Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

A moment of truth is at hand. Or perhaps a trial of strength, not just between two mutually and grievously hostile political tribes, but of the fortit(...)

In 2016, Trump won the state and its 18 electoral college votes by eight points. Photograph: Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty

Election season in America is a busy time for Margaret Wilkes. The morning after the testy presidential debate between Donald Trump and Democratic Pa(...)

John Prine in Nashville in 2016. Photograph: Kyle Dean Reinford/The New York Times

Born: October 10th, 1946 Died: April 7th, 2020 John Prine, who has died aged 73 due to complications of Covid-19, was a highly influential American s(...)

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