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Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan   said the Government had agreed that the Magdalene Restorative Justice Scheme would now apply to the women who lived in adjoining institutions. Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has announced that the Magdalene redress scheme is to be widened to include women who worked in the laundries an(...)

Aisling Dolan (19), from New Ross, Co Wexford, who was killed in a road traffic incident on Tuesday.

A 19-year-old woman who was killed in a road traffic incident on Tuesday in Co Wexford has been named locally as Aisling Dolan. The woman was travel(...)

Leinster’s Tadgh Furlong: “Don’t get too carried away by the highs,  but don’t get too carried away by the lows either.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tadhg Furlong has already ticked plenty of boxes in his career. At just 25 he’s already established himself as a worldc lass tight-head in drawing a s(...)

Emergency services on the scene of a fire in  Mary Street, New Ross, Co Wexford. Photograph: Mary Browne

Five people including three children have been taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a house in New Ross. The (...)

An American policeman wears a ‘Flu Mask’ to protect himself from the outbreak of Spanish flu following the first World War. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

When a major new epidemic of disease appeared in east Ulster and north Leinster in the early summer of 1918, Irish newspapers initially flagged it as (...)

Donating blood: One in four of us will need a blood donation at some stage in our lifetime, yet only about 3 per cent of those who can donate blood do so. Photograph: Istock

You are surely familiar with the idea of donating blood, whether you have done so or not. Living kidney donations are also becoming more popular – wit(...)

Elbowroom Escape in remote Donard, Co Wicklow

As clarion calls go, a weekend that invites its members to sit around and do absolutely nothing takes some beating. Yet this is precisely the point of(...)

Steve Alexander, Doug Alexander jnr and their parents Doug Alexander snr and Lily Alexander died after their rental car collided with a lorry in Co Wexford. Photograph: via Facebook

A couple who died in a collision in Co Wexford last week along with two of their adult sons, “lived the American dream” and tried to help others to re(...)

(From left) Steve Alexander, Doug Alexander jnr and their parents Doug Alexander Snr and Lily Alexander died  after their rental car collided with a lorry in Wexford. Photograph: via Facebook

The Irish and American families of an elderly couple and their two sons who perished in a road traffic collision in Co Wexford this week have paid a h(...)

Steve Alexander (left)  his brother Doug jnr and their parents  Doug and Lily died in a collision on the N25 Rosslare to Cork road near New Ross on Monday.

A colleague of one of the four people killed in a car crash in Co Wexford on Monday, US policeman Stephen Alexander, has described him as “an unbeliev(...)

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