Oran

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Family, relatives and victims gather at an interdenominational service at the Memorial Gardens in Omagh to remember the Omagh bombing 20 years on. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The father of one of the Omagh bombing victims has marked the 20th anniversary of the explosion by urging Northern Ireland’s political leaders to reac(...)

Composed by Loudest Whisper founder and lead guitarist Brian O’Reilly (above left), The Children of Lir was first staged by the band in 1973. This May 18th and 19th his son Oran (above right) and  granddaughter Orna O’Reilly (centre) both join the show at the Cork Opera House to perform on guitar and in the choir respectively.

It has inspired work by composer Thomas Moore, folklorist Lady Gregory and sculptor Oisin Kelly – and the story of the Children of Lir is about to be (...)

Derry’s Darragh Conlon celebrates after the game. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Derry 0-17 Dublin 0-14 Derry advanced to the final of the Electric Ireland All-Ireland minor football championship following this impressive three po(...)

Fr Norman Davitt does not smoke and has lived moderately, but says: “The genes are good.”

It will be a long time before we see the likes of Fr Norman Davitt again. He is 96 and on August 19th, he will celebrate the 70th anniversary of his (...)

Citizens’ Assembly: the final ballot paper included 65 options on abortion. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The lights went out on the Eighth Amendment as we know it at Malahide this weekend. The 91 members of the Citizens’ Assembly gathered at the Grand Ho(...)

6 Ard Oran in Oranmore Business Park, Galway, goes for sale on Wednesday for €8.5 million.

A modern office building rented by the multinational Cisco corporation at Oranmore Business Park in Galway goes for sale on Wednesday on the instructi(...)

Invent 2016 winners Mike Crowe and Philip McIntosh of Jumpack with Julie-Ann O’Hare of Bank of Ireland UK.

An extreme sports ramp invented by a former all-Ireland mountain bike champion has taken first prize ahead of 99 other brilliant ideas in a competiti(...)

Amnesty said an investigation was needed ‘to ensure lessons are learnt, included from the failure to carry out adequate investigations’ into the Omagh bombing. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Amnesty International is calling on the UK authorities to conduct a public inquiry to “investigate comprehensively the circumstances surrounding” the (...)