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Eugene McSweeney’s grilled scallions wrapped in straky rashers and served with wild garlic pesto

Growing up in our small cottage in Portlaoise a long time ago, I remember my grandmother and my mother sowing garden vegetables. They were harvested a(...)

Stephen Silver pictured at Castlerea District Court last Friday. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin

A 43-year-old man charged with the murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan was deemed unfit to attend a court sitting by video link in Castlerea, Co Ros(...)

  Tiede Herrema   with his wife Elizabeth on a visit to Ireland in 2015. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Tiede Herrema passed away in Arnhem, The Netherlands, on April 24th, having just entered his 100th year. Elizabeth, his beloved wife of 72 years, pred(...)

WE PICK OUT SOME CREATIVE WAYS TO SPEND THE WARMER MONTHS AS COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS GRADUALLY EASE Things you can do this weekend and all summer (...)

Larry Dunne (centre), picture on March 12th, 1985, being led into the Central Criminal Court.  Photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

Heroin dealer Larry Dunne, who died in St James’s Hospital, Dublin, on Monday, was one of the most notorious Irish criminals from the era be(...)

The best-selling armchairs at Acquired, in Portlaoise’s The Store Yard, are Italian mid century, says owner Domhnall O’Gairbhai

Antique armchairs offer a great way to mix and match styles, says interior designer Eoin Lyons of interior architecture practice Lyons Kelly. “They’ve(...)

The man is also charged with two counts of criminal damage, as well 16 road traffic offences

A man charged with endangerment after he allegedly rammed a Garda Armed Support Unit at a checkpoint in Cork has failed in his bid to be released on b(...)

Danny Delaney was on the winning Stradbally football team in the 1959 and 1963 intermediate championships.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

John Deffew: His daughter Frances describes her father as a jolly man with wild, curly hair that could never be tamed.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Séan O’Rourke began his career at the Connacht Tribune in the early 1970s before later moving to the Sunday Press. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

RTÉ radio stalwart Seán O’Rourke began his last day on the air by hinting he “had a bit more in the tank” and that his retirement is only partial. T(...)

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