President Michael D Higgins presents Myles Joyce’s great-granddaughters Carolyn (left) and Alice Conaboy, with parchment copies of the formal Presidential pardon granted earlier this year to Myles Joyce. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Two great-grandchildren of Maolra Seoighe, who was pardoned by President Michael D Higgins earlier this year for crimes he did not commit, have called(...)

Elon Musk has been one of Silicon Valley’s most brash and ambitious entrepreneurs, helping to found several influential technology companies

Elon Musk was at home in Los Angeles, struggling to maintain his composure. “This past year has been the most difficult and painful year of my career,(...)

A Canadian flag on the ferry to Bowen Island near Vancouver, Canada. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Some Irish students spending the summer in Vancouver, Canada, have been accused of urinating on dancefloors and absconding from restaurants and rental(...)

‘I have a cherished family photo of my Irish ancestors who emigrated to Australia in the 19th century. It is so important to me because when I arrived in Ireland I immediately felt at home.’

Emigrating often means shedding the past so we can embrace the future. But sometimes it’s as much about what we hold onto as what we let go. The few (...)

A San Francisco jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer. Photograph: AP

A San Francisco jury has awarded $289 million dollars (€253 million) to a former school groundsman who claimed Monsanto’s popular Roundup weed killer (...)

Leo, one of Sorcha O’Raghallaigh’s star sign illustrations.

Skirting the issue An old-fashioned kitchen staple, the fabric curtain was often used under the sink instead of unit doors, particularly in small scu(...)

A firefighting airplane drops fire retardant at the Holy Fire near Lake Elsinore, in Orange County, California. Photograph: David McNewAFP/Getty Images

A man suspected of intentionally setting fire to a residential area in Southern California has been charged with multiple felony counts involving arso(...)

Mary McKenna: “Somebody said to me ‘you don’t make money for the first three years’ and I said ‘who made up that rule’.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

On the back wall of Mary McKenna’s office hangs a Ten Commandments-type edict – a poster with the guidelines by which she runs her business. Instead o(...)

Daniel Stewart is training for The Eden Project Marathon, which takes place in Cornwall on October 14th.

My phone plucks strings from the bedside table. A harp melody weaves into my ears. Not the strongest alarm for 6am. But Classical is Clockwork Orange,(...)

Thomas Strong: ‘It remains the case that there’s a certain kind of fearfulness and a certain kind of stigma associated with being HIV positive’

Recently, the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar attended the first HIV Ireland Red Ball and, in his speech, described HIV as “one of the most stigmatised medical(...)

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