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Kellie Harrington holds her award for  The Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year  2018. ‘Medals mean nothing to me. I’m just happy about the place I’m in right now, of how happy my family are, the person I’ve become.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Kellie Harrington remembers how it broke in Astana in 2016. Canadian Sara Kali was between her and a world light-welterweight final. After the first-r(...)

Ex-wrestler Imre Arakas, who the court heard was a former Estonian separatist who had been “scarred deeply” by imprisonment in Russia.

An Estonian hitman who was put under surveillance after he flew into Ireland told his associates in a text message that he would take out his target w(...)

Artist Ana Martinez with her wall-hanging, ‘Miracle, which featured in Dublin Simon Community’s art exhibition at Temple Bar Gallery. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Homelessness is not just about not having your own bed to sleep in at night. It is also about not having a community of people whom you feel safe with(...)

Mary Berry with her daughter Helen Berry in a temporary site just outside Wexford Town. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A Traveller family in Co Wexford who has lost seven members to suicide, including three children, say they have been “begging” for support from mental(...)

The judge agreed to adjourn the matter for two weeks. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Protesters have not complied with orders directing them to vacate and end their occupation of a building in Dublin’s north inner city, the High Court (...)

Mary Nally: “I started up Third Age Ireland because I saw village life through my mother’s eyes and realised how little was available to keep her occupied and active.” Photograph: David Prendergast.

Mary Nally was working as a nurse at St Joseph’s Hospital in Trim, Co Meath, when her recently widowed mother came to live with her and her family. It(...)

A country pile with the perfect bloodstock pedigree is looking to extend its range by getting into the movie business. The owners, Lorna and Harry Fow(...)

The encyclical provoked a ferocious reaction among millions of practising Catholics.

Fifty years ago this week, former government minister Mary O’Rourke was a teacher in Athlone while studying for a H Dip in Maynooth as Pope Paul VI pu(...)

Mourners attend the funeral of Garth Hutch in June, 2016. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A protected witness has told a murder trial that she was “shaking” when two of the accused called to her flat and wiped down handguns on the evening b(...)

A question on drones in the Leaving Cert engineering exam allowed students to  focus on social issues surrounding the technology. Photo: iStock

Drones, parking sensors and American football helmets were among the topics featured on this year’s higher level engineering paper. Kenny Donagher, s(...)

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