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 Chef Gavin McDonagh’s roast turkey with herb butter, and stuffed boned legs. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Three weeks from today, we will be sitting down to one of the most hotly anticipated meals of the year. For most of us, that means there will be a bir(...)

Sharon Groarke,  Bernie Kirwan and Catherine Wallace, support nurses at Hope Cancer Support Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Being diagnosed with cancer can be the biggest shock of your life and coping with treatment and recovery is often a lonely journey – even if you are s(...)

Jacinda Ardern has outlined an ambitious environmental agenda which includes planting 100 million trees each year. Photographer: Mark Coote/Bloomberg

Jacinda Ardern has been sworn in as New Zealand’s prime minister — and says she will lead a government that is active, focused, empathetic and strong.(...)

Colm O Luasa, Caimin Keogh and Neville Furlong: all from 63rd Cadet Class, overseas with 73 Infantry  Battalion, Lebanon, 1993

Who was the last player to score a four-point try at international level? And what did he say to John Kirwan after touching down? As I cycled along th(...)

Sheila Keen Warren is currently married to Michael Warren, her alleged victim Marlene Warren’s widower.

Detectives in Florida believe they have solved a bizarre 27-year-old cold case in which a young woman was shot dead by a balloon-carrying clown who kn(...)

Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern: voter numbers were a disappointing for Labour who were relying on young voters to push them into government. Photograph:  Hannah Peters/Getty Images

New Zealand’s major political parties are scrambling to woo the support of the smaller New Zealand First party to form a government after a stalemate (...)

Robbie Henshaw in action during the  Lions’s 34-6 victory over Chiefs  at Waikato Stadium on June 20, 2017 in Hamilton, New Zealand. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Regrets, he may have a few, but overall when Robbie Henshaw reflects on his first Lions tour he regards it as one of the highlights of his career to d(...)

A cartoon by “Kilroy” of  Dublin’s Archbishop John Charles McQuaid running a family planning clinic, one of the items up for auction.

Auctions of historical memorabilia can shed fascinating light on aspects of social, political and economic history. Sometimes cartoons depict a story (...)

The Lost City consists of a series of 169 terraces carved into the mountainside, a net of tiled roads and several small circular plazas. The entrance can  be accessed only by a climb up some 1,200 stone steps through dense jungle. Photograph:  Thierry Tronnel/Corbis via Getty Images

My fellow trekkers and I stand side by side looking out from our lodgings to a glorious night-time jungle scene. The dense scrub lights up like a Chri(...)

The Lions and New Zealand players pose together after the series was shared following the drawn third Test.  Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

If ever a Lions tour in the professional tour provided compelling evidence that this wonderful relic of the amateur era should be maintained long into(...)

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