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Last week, former president of UCD Students’ Union Katie Ascough claimed that, in her time at UCD, she “experienced an endemic and tangible hostility (...)

A still image from a recent video by Gemma O’Doherty on YouTube.

Last week Google terminated the YouTube account of Irish journalist Gemma O’Doherty, alleging that she had violated their hate speech policies. The vi(...)

 Popular Party leadership candidate  Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría  in Madrid, Spain. Photograph: Pablo Cuadra/Getty Images

It’s mid-morning in El Mirón and the main square is empty, except for a large stork, which glides overhead to its nest on top of the church nearby. Th(...)

Sinéad Gibney and Des Bishop

What is your spirit animal? Des Do you not know yours? Sinéad No. Des Well, I always thought my spirit animal was a dolphin, but whe(...)

People shout slogans while holding signs during a protest outside the City of Justice in Valencia, Spain in April. Photograph: Heino Kalis/Retuers

Five men who were found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman at the July 2016 running of the bulls festival in Pamplona, Spain, were released on bai(...)

Britain’s home secretary Sajid Javid leaves after attending the weekly meeting of the cabinet at Downing Street in London. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

On this week’s World View podcast, London Editor Denis Staunton reports on the appointment of Conservative MP Sajid Javid as home secretary following (...)

Hundreds  gather at the palace of justice after the sentencing hearing of the trial of five men accused of gang raping an 18-year-old during San Fermines fiestas, in Pamplona. Photograph: Villar Lopez

The controversial decision by a court in Spain to absolve five men of charges of rape last week has unleashed a wave of demonstrations across the coun(...)

People shout slogans while holding signs during a protest outside the City of Justice  in Valencia, Spain on Friday. Photograph:  Heino Kalis/Retuers

The state prosecutor for the Spanish regional government of Navarra said on Friday it would appeal a ruling that cleared five men of the gang rape of (...)

Smart-Akis – agricultural knowledge and innovation system – has been created to  give farmers access to technological solutions which will meet their needs

A newly created EU network is aimed at encouraging the more widespread adoption of smart farming technologies with the potential to generate sustainab(...)

Diverse Ireland: we are public schools and private schools; English-speaking, Irish-speaking and/or Polish-speaking communities; and many other things besides. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fintan O’Toole rightly pointed out in his recent Irish Times series The State of Us that traditional narratives of Irish identity and nation(...)

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