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Pauline O’Reilly with her children Finn (11) and Cara (8), who learn through play in the kitchen of their home in Galway city. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Children undoubtedly learn from their parents but very few of us will devote time and energy to taking on the mammoth task of educating the next gener(...)

An Indian girl looks at a painting depicting the  Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, in the run-up to the 100th anniversary pf the atrocity on April 13th, 1919. Photograph: Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images

After a long and tempestuous life in the service of British imperialism, Sir Michael O’Dwyer had got used to a quiet life. He endured years of recrim(...)

Composer and multi-media artist Una Keane with her daughter Willow and dog Indie: “Experiences are now more important to me than things. I can live without this stuff.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A hefty rise in Dublin house rental rates is nothing new. Yet it’s safe to say that composer and multi-media artist Una Keane’s response to it is. Th(...)

 Carmel Raymond and her daughter Una at St Anne’s Park, Dublin: says it would be the “beginning of the end” should the development ever proceed.

Walking down the main avenue of St Anne’s Park in north Dublin, Carmel Raymond is visibly exercised at the prospect of hundreds of apartments emerging(...)

PJ Gallagher and Una McKevitt. When did you last cry? “Watching the Irish women’s hockey team. It’s sport I knew absolutely nothing about. Protestant hurling.”

When did you last cry? Una: Watching about five episodes of This Is Us. PJ: Watching the Irish women’s hockey team. It’s sport I knew absolutely not(...)

David Kitt: ‘I do think it is sad that so many creative/artistic/bright people are being forced to leave this city and the country in general.’ Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Singer-songwriter David Kitt has said his family background in Fianna Fáil is of no relevance in his comments about the cost of living in Dublin. Kit(...)

Despite suffering three heart attacks, Una McDermott had to wait 19 hours for treatment until University Hospital Waterford’s cardiac unit opened on a Monday morning. She died three weeks later.

A Waterford woman who suffered three heart attacks had to wait 19 hours for an emergency operation because of the lack of cardiac services in the city(...)

Our critics have picked their best beats from 2017 and now it’s over to you. Click on irishtimes.com/ticketawards to vote for your favourite arti(...)

The women who love to run.

It’s very hard for a non-runner to see the attraction in running. From the outside, it looks like a very boring hobby. How can putting one foot in fro(...)

Ciara Glennon (27), whose body was found in a bush grave in Perth, Western Australia,  in 1997. Police have charged a man with the abduction and murders 20 years ago of three women, including Ms Glennon. Photograph: Reuters

A man has been charged in Australia with the murder 20 years ago of two young women, including Ciara Glennon, who had Irish family connections. Bradl(...)

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