Nancy

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Stunning: Tory Island,  Ireland’s most remote inhabited island. Photograph: Brian Flanagan

For most of my younger life, Donegal felt faraway and remote, at the end of long drives on bad roads. Thanks to the EU’s road-improvement largesse, th(...)

Barack Obama at the White House cinema. Photograph: Pete Souza/US National Archives

Naturally the first cinema release you will want to see after 15 months of death, chaos and upended lives is a movie about death, chaos and upended li(...)

Louis Theroux. Photograph: Jack Rampling/Mindhouse/BBC

“There’s no getting away from the fact that, even aged 50, I’m a slightly awkward person, a fearful person, worry-prone,” says Louis Theroux, wrigglin(...)

Lives Lost: Patricia (Patsy) O’Mahony 1929-2021

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

The grave of James Matthews at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin.

Until 2016, James Matthews was one of the victims of the Croke Park massacre on Bloody Sunday whose resting place was an unmarked grave in Dublin’s Gl(...)

Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling with team-mates Gabriel Jesus and Phil Foden after scoring. File photograph: Getty

Manchester City’s parent company is in late-stage talks to buy second division French football club ESTAC Troyes, in a deal that would extend its stra(...)

 John (Jack) Kelly ‘always had a story to tell, and a joke to share. He was able to take the slaggings as good as he could give them’.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Acayo Rose (74) stands in front of one of her family’s malaria nets with a neighbour and her baby in Gulu. Photograph: Sally Hayden/Thomson Reuters Foundation

In her small home in northern Uganda surrounded by the six children she cares for, Acayo Rose (74) sleeps under a mosquito net she inherited from a de(...)

People gather to protest the resumption of federal executions near the US Penitentiary and execution chamber in Terre Haute, Indiana, US. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA

The US government has carried out the first federal execution in almost two decades, putting to death a man who killed an Arkansas family in the 1990s(...)

Nancy Whyte ‘was the sort of woman who didn’t like a lot of fuss’.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

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