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Book of Kells: from the oldest depiction of Mary and the newborn Jesus in western art. Photograph: TCD/Hulton/Getty

Jesus preached the kingdom of God, but Luke and Matthew, the evangelists who compiled the two established Nativity legends, described the world as it (...)

Mount Sion in Waterford runs a paired science project where transition year students work with primary school pupils. Photograph: Colin Shanahan

School: Mount Sion CBS, Waterford It isn’t always easy to get young people interested in science. But a new and innovative project at Mount Sion, an (...)

1 Stephen O’Keeffe (Ballygunner) Twitter: @sok91 Age: 26 Height: 6’ 2” Weight: 13st 3lbs Mr Dependable. A brilliant shot-stopper and has ad(...)

Tramore-based People Before Profit representative  Una Dunphy: “We are not getting our proper piece of the pie.”   Photograph: Mary Browne

How do you describe Waterford? It’s a summer evening after rain. In the middle of a warren of small streets up a hill stands Walsh Park, Waterford’s(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn pushes Isabella (right) and Freddie during a visit to Oxford on Thursday. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images)

The Conservatives are cruising to a landslide victory in local voting in the UK on Friday, in a foretaste of a potential victory in the June 8th gener(...)

For a small nation, we've plenty to boast about

CONNACHT Galway Galway has always been a hub for visitors, notably including Christopher Columbus, who pitched up in 1477 and is thought to have atte(...)

 Emer Fitzpatrick and Russell Hart in The Stop B&B at Fr Griffin Road in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Many people have fanciful notions of giving up their day job and heading to the countryside to start a B&B in a fixer-upper farmhouse. But, for Em(...)

Parishioners and well-wishers pay their respects to the late former  bishop of Derry Dr Edward Daly, as he lies in state at St Eugene’s Cathedral  in Derry, Northern Ireland. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Thousands of people have flocked to Derry city centre to pay their respects to the former bishop Dr Edward Daly, following his death on Monday. Tri(...)

The buildings stand on 5.6 hectares off the Dublin road

The former palace and grounds of the Bishop of Ossory in Kilkenny city is expected to be redeveloped into a housing estate when it is sold through age(...)