Outside St Peter’s Church, Bray Co Wicklow on Monday.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Amanda Gilbert (29), who took her own life last week, never got over the death of her twin sister Tara in a fire in at a halting site in Carrickmines,(...)

File image of Amanda and Tara Gilbert. Photograph: Facebook

The funeral takes place in Bray today of Amanda Gilbert (29), twin sister of Tara Gilbert (27), who died along with nine others in a fire at a halting(...)

Matt Groening’s Disenchantment. Photograph: Netflix

The first trailer has been released for Disenchantment, the upcoming animated series from Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons and Futurama. The sho(...)

‘A good mix of Fenians and Prods’ - the women in Shankill wisecrack to photographer: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

For more than 30 years the Shankill Women’s Centre (SWC) on Belfast’s Shankill Road has been at the heart of the community, a haven for women during o(...)

Fianna Fáil health spokesman Stephen Donnelly has said HSE director general Tony O’Brien (pictured) “should step back with immediate effect”. He was speaking on behalf of his party when he made his comments. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The HSE on Friday identified another woman who has been affected by the cervical cancer scandal, bringing the number affected to 209. “The work of t(...)

In 1999 Stephen Hawking made his way to Springfield for the episode They Saved Lisa’s Brain.

“This Oscar,” declared Eddie Redmayne, delirious , “belongs to all of those people around the world battling ALS. It belongs to one exceptional family(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin ordains James Daly and Bill O’ Shaughnessy to the priesthood for the Dublin Diocese. Photograph: John Mc Elroy

Two men were ordained to the priesthood at Dublin’s Pro Cathedral on Tuesday which was the feast of St Laurence O’Toole, principal patron of the archd(...)

Aiden Harris Igiehon. The Irish teenager was born and raised in Clondalkin, Dublin, and has a basketball scholarship at the Lawrence Woodmere Academy in New York. Photograph: Tom Honan

If we were looking for a single number that would indicate what is genuinely distinctive about Ireland now, the number would have to be 17. (...)

Megan Depinna as Batgirl and Karen Burke as Wonder Woman at  Dublin Comic Con 2017 in the Convention Centre. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Batman is chatting to Wonder Woman as Death walks past, delighted with herself. She is particularly pleased by the Aliens spilling out of stomachs nea(...)

Sheila Michaels pictured in the 1960s, who over the years she worked as a civil-rights organiser, cabdriver and oral historian. Photograph: New York Times

Sheila Michaels, who half a century ago, wielding two consonants and a period changed the way modern women are addressed, died on June 22nd in New Yor(...)

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