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People with red hair, including Aishling Griffiths (7) take a selfie to celebrate ‘Kiss a Ginger Day’ on the 10-year anniversary of this anti-bullying day, in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

When Canadian Derek Fogie first decided to hold a day in honour of red heads 10 years ago he wasn’t aware of the extent of the bullying many people wi(...)

More than 30 wild deer from the herd in Dublin’s Phoenix Park were culled this week in an effort to manage its size. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire.

More than 30 wild deer from the herd in Dublin’s Phoenix Park were culled in what the Office of Public Works (OPW) said was an effort to manage its si(...)

The pregnant woman, who was incapacitated in a drowning incident, was a patient at a Hacienda Healthcare facility in Phoenix

The chief executive of the corporation that runs a private nursing home in Arizona where a woman in a vegetative state was sexually assaulted and late(...)

The pregnant woman, who was incapacitated in a drowning incident, was a patient at a Hacienda Healthcare facility in Phoenix.

Police in the US city of Phoenix on Saturday were investigating reports of a sexual assault after a woman who has been hospitalised in a vegetative st(...)

Work on extending current Luas trams to 55m will continue in 2019. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The number of journeys on Irish public transport services increased by 19 million in 2018, a rise of 7.5 per cent on the previous year, figures from t(...)

The remains of actor Jer O’Leary, being carried out of the Church of St. Agatha’s. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Actor, activist, artist, raconteur, orator, and trade unionist Jer O’Leary (73), who died in Dublin on St Stephen’s Day, had a favourite quotation: “I(...)

A file photo from August showing  Pope Francis in the Popemobile moving through the crowd in the Phoenix Park. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Dublin Zoo has blamed the Pope for contributing to a drop of almost 100,000 in visitor numbers this year. Director Leo Oosterweghel claimed the ponti(...)

Armed gardaí near the family courts in Smithfield, Dublin, on Thursday. Photograph: Collins

A permanent Garda presence had been approved for the Phoenix House family court facility in Smithfield, Dublin just three days before a man held sever(...)

‘No wonder we are unsure when we push off that first time without training wheels. We have to learn how to balance.’

It is Christmas morning, 1967, in a modest house on Antrim’s Dublin Road. With a big satin bow in her hair, the little girl is the picture of happines(...)

Tony Walsh’s abuse of one boy in Ballyfermot from 1978 to 1983 was so extreme that he was sentenced in December 2010 to a total of 123 years.

Former priest Tony Walsh, who was jailed on Wednesday for indecently assaulting a boy 35 year ago, was described by the Murphy Commission as “the most(...)

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