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Co-curator Suvi Saloniemi (right) and Taya Sipilä admire one of Taya’s pieces at The Nordic Effect exhibitions at the National Craft Gallery in Kilkenny (left)

A peripheral area of Europe with a small population, the Nordic region has nonetheless given the world its design for life. From furniture to p(...)

A screengrab taken from a live broadcast on of the New Zealand parliament’s vote on the legalisation of same-sex marriage.

Hundreds of jubilant gay rights advocates celebrated at New Zealand’s parliament today as the country become the 13th in the world and the firs(...)

 Author, journalist and former prostitute Rachel Moran.  Photograph: Bryan O'Brien
The myth of the happy hooker
  • People
  • April 13, 2013, 06:00

The first man to take Rachel Moran into his car for £10 hand relief in 1987 didn’t care that the 15-year- old was homeless after being thrown o(...)

The research found 86 per cent of children in Ireland were happy with their lives, while there was also a “significant decline” in the number of those smoking and more modest declines in drinking and teenage pregnancy. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Ireland has been named the 10th best place in the world for children to grow up among a list of developed countries, ranking a(...)

Corkermore wind farm  in Dunkineely, Co Donegal. Photograph: David Sleator

Plans to pepper the Irish midlands with giant wind turbines exporting the electricity they generate to Britain are not driven only by Tory conc(...)

Irish investors are set to become indirect shareholders in a newly-hatched Scandinavian poultry giant, thanks to Capvest’s latest deal. L(...)

RONAN McGREEVY The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) has said that the Gut(...)

Ryanair is one of 120 businesses in which life and pensions group Storebrand said it does not invest. It is not clear whether any other airlines are on the group’s blacklist and it did not say when it adopted this policy towards the Irish company. Photograph: Marian Lockhart/Reuters

Norwegian life and pensions group, Storebrand, is boycotting Irish airline, Ryanair, on “sustainability” grounds, according to reports yesterda(...)

The current squeeze on natural gas supplies could result in a longer term increase in prices for consumers and small business.

The current squeeze on natural gas supplies could result in a longer term increase in prices for consumers and small business. The prolon(...)

A demo acetate record of Elvis singing That’s All Right, produced by Sam Philips for Memphis Recording Service, is shown  at Whyte’s auction at the RDS in Dublin  yesterday. It sold for ¤64,000. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Minerva suite at the RDS was packed today for the first ever Irish and international pop and rock memorabilia auction, held by Whyte’s auctione(...)

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