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Sarah Corbett Lynch (13) says she  started reading about other people who have had hard times and began to write about her experiences.

The daughter of murdered Limerick man Jason Corbett has written a series of children’s books to help children and parents who are grieving. Sarah Cor(...)

Wind and rain hit empty streets in Charleston, South Carolina, as Hurricane Dorian moves along the southeastern US coast. Photograph: Lucie  Aubourg/AFP/Getty Images

The nearly deserted rain-lashed streets of Charleston, South Carolina, began to disappear beneath water on Thursday as Hurricane Dorian churned a few (...)

Volunteers walk under the wind and rain from Hurricane Dorian through a flooded road as they work to rescue families near the Causarina bridge in Freeport, Grand Bahama. Photograph: AP Photo

Rescuers searched for survivors in the Bahamas on Wednesday after Hurricane Dorian, the most damaging storm to strike the island nation, left in its (...)

A screen grab from a handout video made available by Nasa taken from the International Space Station  showing Hurricane Dorian on Monday. Photograph: EPA/Nasa

Hurricane Dorian pounded the Bahamas on Monday, killing at least five people and inundating homes with floodwater ahead of its expected advance on the(...)

Boat workers Chris Bostwick, Mark and Mike Rodgriguez secure a boat at Haulover Marina in Haulover Beach, Florida, as they prepare for Hurricane Dorian. Photograph:Michele Eve Sandberg/AFP

Ned and Lisa Keahey were well aware that the second-most powerful Atlantic hurricane on record was heading for them, having watched the weather radar (...)

A satellite image obtained from NOAA/RAMMB, shows Tropical Storm Dorian as it approaces the Bahamas and Florida. Photograph: Getty Images

South Carolina’s governor has ordered a mandatory evacuation of the state’s entire coast as Hurricane Dorian threatens. Henry McMaster’s order goes (...)

This satellite image obtained from NOAA/RAMMB, shows Hurricane  Dorian as it approaches the Bahamas and Florida. Photograph: Getty

Hurricane Dorian spun west across the Atlantic ocean toward Florida on Saturday after growing into an even stronger Category 4 storm as residents and (...)

Shauna Keogh: “Still, when it came to applying for college courses”. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

“The men of the Smoky Mountains were hunting for ginseng. Deep in the Appalachian range in the US, they do this work because it is lucrative. But, eve(...)

Irish writer Patrick Holloway with his daughter in Brazil.

I have no idea how someone has the courage to consciously decide to move abroad, as I’ve never been able to do that. It was something that just seemed(...)

Women who attended church services more than once a week had a 27 per cent lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease  compared with women who never attended. Photograph: iStock

The ongoing Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin has produced the most interesting and varied research results. Its la(...)

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