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Sonia O’Sullivan crosses the finish line of the Peaks Challenge Falls Creek

I hadn’t been so apprehensive or nervous about an event for a long time. Not since my own competitive days maybe, or when last on the start line for a(...)

 Montserrat’s  St Patrick’s Day parade  features   dances that originated as a form of expression to allow slaves mock their masters without being recognised. Photograph: Frank Miller

PARIS March 17th, 1pm The first official St Patrick’s Day parade in the French capital will leave from the Irish Cultural Centre and will follow a r(...)

Elizabeth Birdthistle off the Skelligs with Clement Pelissier, Dr Rupert Barry and David Garforth. Photograph: Jacques Diedericks

Pacing the pier in Wicklow harbour I cursed the overprescribed adage of suits declaring “feel the fear and do it anyway”, so often bandied about at co(...)

Sydney Queer Irish marchers at the 2017 Mardi Gras.

This Saturday, I will join 80 strong Sydney Queer Irish (SQI) community members to proudly march (more accurately, dance) up Oxford Street in Sydney f(...)

Ireland’s Keith Earls  against Wales   at  the Aviva Stadium in  Dublin. You would  expect there might just be some small report of the match in the Australian papers.  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

I was in my local cafe in Melbourne on Monday morning, scanning the papers for a report or even a result of the game. But nothing, not so much as a wo(...)

 The Save the 8th group launches a new billboard campaign, in Dublin. Photograph: Leah Farrell/

Overseas backers funding social media adverts on the referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be “very hard to stop”, Save the 8th spokesman John McGui(...)

According to Reptrak, Dublin’s reputation improved across all measurements compared to 2017.  Photograph: Donal Murphy

Dublin’s reputation is stronger than those of Madrid, San Francisco and New York, a new study shows. City Reptrak, which rates cites where people wou(...)

Writer John Boyne and his interior designer Caroline Flannery in his Rathfarnham home. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

After a relationship breaks down, the route from cohabiting to separation is often much the same. Possessions are divided; there’s a mild scuffle over(...)

Limerick engineer Diarmuid Wood, who has settled in Syndey with his wife, former Sydney Rose,  Fiona  and children Annie and  Jack

Diarmuid Woods grew up in Glin in west Limerick, the eldest boy of seven children. “My father has a dairy farm and we all helped out on the farm. GAA (...)

Australian deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce speaks to the media during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, February  16th. Photograph: Lukas Coch/EPA

The Australian government was in disarray on Friday night, with prime minister Malcolm Turnbull out of the country and deputy prime minister Barnaby J(...)

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