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Ana Kriegel. Photograph: RIP.ie

With her first year in secondary school almost completed and just two weeks of lessons to be completed before the long summer holidays stretched out b(...)

US president Donald Trump, listens as Julia Cordover, the student body president  at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Florida, speaks to him at the White House on Wednesday. Photograph:  Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Donald Trump doubled down on his proposal to address school shootings by giving some teachers guns on Thursday, tweeting that it would be a “great det(...)

Adin Chistian (16), student of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, with his mother, next to the crosses and Stars of David to commemorate Parkland, Florida victims. Photograph: Reuters

US president Donald Trump supports efforts to improve the national background check system for gun purchasers, the White House said on Monday, potenti(...)

Student was struck by a car in a hit and run incident at Laundry Hill in Cobh, Co Cork shortly before 9pm on Tuesday night.

Gardaí­ are seeking the assistance of the public after a 15-year-old Spanish student was struck by a car in a hit and run incident at Laundry Hill in (...)

 People watch the aftermath of a mass shooting outside  the Mandalay Bay hotel near the scene of the Route 91 Harvest festival on Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

At least 58 people died and more than 500 others were wounded when a gunman opened fire on a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. The gunma(...)

Las Vegas police stand guard along the streets outside the festival grounds of the Route 91 Harvest in Las Vegas, Nevada amids reports of an active shooter around the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Photograph: David Becker/Getty Images

At least 59 people were killed and more than 520 injured when a 64-year-old gunman with an arsenal of at least 10 rifles fired upon a Las Vegas countr(...)

Capri ridden by Seamie Heffernan (left) on the way to  winning the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby  at the Curragh. Photograph:   PA Wire

Aidan O’Brien won a 12th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby on Saturday when the Séamus Heffernan ridden Capri won the €1.5 million Curragh highlight at odds(...)

The Galtee Mountain range with highest peak Galtymore Mountain and the Glen of Aherlow to the forefront, Co Tipperary

To start this cycle, head northwest from Galbally, Co Limerick, on the R662 and turn east after 4km. By now into Co Tipperary, it is a relatively stra(...)

Newtown: the Johannesburg Carnival at Mary Fitzgerald Square. Photograph: Ihsaan Haffejee/Anadolu/Getty

We tend to think of Johannesburg as a hotbed of crime, but like all big cities it has its cooler sides, too. The Newtown area of the inner city, in pa(...)

A Holm Oak tree in Northern Ireland has come sixth in the European Tree Of The Year contest. Photograph: Woodlandtrust.org.uk

A Holm Oak tree in Northern Ireland has come sixth in the European Tree Of The Year contest. Poland’s entry, the Oak Josef, which sheltered a Jewish (...)

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