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Great Irish movies: Eamonn Owens as Francie Brady in The Butcher Boy, directed by Neil Jordan

IN VERY PARTICULAR ORDER, HERE’S OUR (CURRENTLY DEFINITIVE) PICK OF THE GREATEST IRISH MOVIES EVER MADE No sane person will sincerely claim that(...)

Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers surround a suspect at a gas station in Enfield, Nova Scotia on Sunday. Photograph: Tim Krochak/ The Canadian Press via AP

Justin Trudeau has called on Canadians to stand unified in the face of “senseless violence” as the death toll from the country’s deadliest mass shooti(...)

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (c) with his mother Ata and father Rocky. Photo: Michael Tran/FilmMagic

There was a time in America when black men trying to turn a buck in professional wrestling might be expected to dress as pimps or to quaff watermelon (...)

(Back row) Bruce Shiel, Matthias John, Ceola McGowan, Vaughan Mason, Matt Wilson with (front L-R) Ashley Glover, Fiona Alston and Oonagh McMorrow. at axe-throwing training in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

On a wet dark winter’s evening I took the opportunity to join the Wicklow axe throwers on one of their regular practice evenings, held in a barn, on t(...)

Gerald Cotten died abruptly as the only one with permissions to access funds of more than $190 million. Photograph: Getty Images

Lawyers for customers of an insolvent cryptocurrency exchange have asked police to exhume the body of the company’s founder, amid efforts to recover a(...)

Canadian prime minister and Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau said: ‘I should have known better then, but I didn’t, and I am deeply sorry for it.’ Photograph: Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press/ AP

Justin Trudeau’s campaign has moved to contain a growing scandal after a yearbook photo surfaced of the Canadian prime minister in “brownface” make-up(...)

Enterprise Ireland chief executive  Julie Sinnamon with Orreco chief executive  Dr Brian Moore (centre) and Robert O’Driscoll, Irish Consul General at the launch of the company’s LA base.

Irish sports tech company Orreco has joined forces with North American athlete management system Kinduct to develop products aimed at elite sports org(...)

Gabhann Dunne: ‘Crossing the Salt’ explores migration. Photograph: Studioworks

On the wall of a gallery in Limerick is a painted garland of flowers. There’s creeping buttercup, water mint, Irish lady’s tresses, bog asphodel, cuck(...)

An OpenHydro open-centre turbine in Orkney, Scotland

The High Court has appointed an interim examiner to the OpenHydro group which specialises in developing turbines that generate electricity from tidal (...)

Exterminating black rats on tropical islands is the best way to help coral reefs, a team of scientists has concluded. Photograph: iStock

Exterminating black rats on tropical islands is the best way to help coral reefs, including their fish, an international team of scientists has establ(...)

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