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Lorraine O’Connor

“I was bruised and battered, I couldn’t tell what I felt/I was unrecognisable to myself/Saw my reflection in a window and didn’t know my own face.” –(...)

Slovakian scientists Maria Babincakova, Filip Kucerak, Anna Mojzisova and Janka Motesicka at the set up of the European Union Contest for Young Scientists at the RDS. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Ireland is hosting some the world’s brightest young minds at the 30th EU Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) over the coming days at the RDS. A tota(...)

Pope Francis has called an emergency meeting of bishops’ conference heads  from across the world next February. Photograph: Max Rossi/Reuters

Pope Francis has called an emergency meeting of senior bishops from across the world next February as a new investigation uncovered evidence of at lea(...)

The new product is a customisable girth with a unique pressure relief system that can potentially improve horse performance,   welfare and comfort

A unique equestrian health product created by Ulster University product design student and international horsewoman Jenny Gregg is set for launch in J(...)

Flight attendants Megan La Salle from Philadelphia and  Christy Parks from Delaware soaking up the All-Ireland atmosphere in the Big Tree pub. Photograph: Conor Pope

The man selling the white four-in-a-row baseball caps outside Croke Park breathed a sigh of relief as the second half of the All-Ireland final drew to(...)

Photograph from November 17th, 2017, of Johnny Bobbitt,  Katie McClure and Mark D’Amico  in Philadelphia, US. File photograph: Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP

A US couple who raised more than $400,000 (about €350,000) for a homeless man after he used his last few dollars to help one of them have been ordered(...)

Mike Trout: despite comparisons to Mickey Mantle, the New Jersey prodigy doesn’t even feature on the top-five-selling baseball jerseys.  Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

Earlier this month, Mike Trout turned 27, halfway through a campaign where the Los Angeles Angels are paying him a smidgen over $34 million to patrol (...)

A Catholic church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The church   covered up child sexual abuse by hundreds of priests in the state over a period of 70 years, a report has found. Photograph: Jeff Swensen/New York Times

Bishops and other leaders of the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covered up child sexual abuse by hundreds of priests over a period of 70 years, persu(...)

Papal Mass co-ordinator Fr Damian McNeice has recruited 4,000 servers for the event. Photograph: Conor Pope

While organising the largest outdoor event in Europe this year has been difficult from almost every angle and has required multiple arms of the State,(...)

Pope Francis waves before his Angelus prayer after a Mass for Italian youths at St Peter’s Square in the Vatican. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/AFP

The pope is coming. So, what exactly is happening? The World Meeting of Families festival kicks off in the RDS and around the country on Tuesday, Aug(...)

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