The clinical expertise to set up a heart transplant programme for children and carry out the operations now exists in Ireland, according to Prof Jim Egan, director of Organ Donation and Transplant Ireland. Photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA Wire

Plans are being made to establish the first Irish heart transplant programme for children, amid safety concerns about current arrangements that see pa(...)

Voting in Northern Ireland: Beyond the frustrations of the North’s younger generation about the status quo is a desire for the Assembly to focus on issues that affect nationalist and unionist communities equally. Photograph: Presseye/Stephen Hamilton

Late into the night at a house party in Belfast, a drunken young man stood up and declared that he hated Catholics. When Emma Cummins alone asked why,(...)

Daphne Wright: Stallion

Emotional Archaeology: Daphne Wright RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin ***** While she is by no means unknown, and although exhibitions of her work in(...)

The Irish Embassy in London. Documents from the embassy detail the surge of requests it received for Irish passports in the run-up to and after the Brexit vote. Photograph: Google Street View

Irish people living in Britain feared they would become the target of a rise in attacks on ethnic minorities in the aftermath of the Brexit vote, dipl(...)

Swissport check-in staff and baggage handlers at airports across UK have announced a two-day strike. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Christmas flights into and out of UK airports are facing severe disruption following the announcement of a two-day strike by check-in staff and baggag(...)

Jason Dunford, Steve Walters, Chris Unsworth and Andy Woodward speak to  Victoria Derbyshire on her BBC programme. File photograph: BBC News/PA Wire

Three more people have come forward to say they were abused by a coach as young footballers. Jason Dunford and Chris Unsworth, speaking to BBC’s Vict(...)

St James’ Park - the home of Newcastle United football club. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

The escalating story of sexual abuse in football is now threatening to take in Newcastle United after a former player contacted the police to allege h(...)

 Carraig Donn investment will also cover the refurbishment of its store in Liffey Valley shopping centre, Clondalkin, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish fashion and jewellery retailer Carraig Donn has announced a €1 million investment in two new stores in Mullingar and Douglas in Cork. The inves(...)

Sunderland manager David Moyes looks dejected after seeing his side lose to Stoke City in the Premier League. Photo: Reuters

On May 11th this year, Sunderland hosted Everton at the Stadium of Light and beat them 3-0. It was a decisive victory in more than scoreline. The thre(...)

Declan McSweeney: ‘For myself and my family, Britain has been a welcoming place.’

“The Brits, or actually the English, hate foreigners,” former leader of the Irish Labour Party Ruairi Quinn told a Tier One seminar on Brexit recently(...)

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