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Cpt John Murray (centre) with crew Paul Traynor and Brian O’Callaghan and the new air ambulance at Rathcoole aerodrome in north Co Cork. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

A new charity air ambulance which will provide emergency medical services for up to two million people in Munster and south Leinster has been official(...)

Participants in the 2019 Dublin Pride parade. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin’s street traders were busy flogging rainbow-coloured merchandise in honour of the festivities on Saturday, as tens of thousands of spectators d(...)

The Dublin Pride parade will be led out by more than 70 LGBTQ organisations. File photograph: Getty Images

The weather gods are set to smile on Dublin Pride on Saturday when tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets to mark the city’s 26th annua(...)

Emergency services respond to a fire on Great Victoria Street in Belfast. Photograph: Northern Ireland Ambulance Service via Twitter

All 80 occupants of a premises in Belfast were evacuated in the early hours of Wednesday morning as fire fighters tackled a blaze on Great Victoria St(...)

Pupils from Scoil Úna Naofa in Crumlin preparing for their performance in the National Youth Orchestra festival. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

There was no money in our house for music lessons when I was a kid. Yes, I know, get your tiny violins out and play a symphony for me. I do seem to r(...)

Tony Walsh’s abuse of one boy in Ballyfermot from 1978 to 1983 was so extreme that he was sentenced in December 2010 to a total of 123 years.

Former priest Tony Walsh, who was jailed on Wednesday for indecently assaulting a boy 35 year ago, was described by the Murphy Commission as “the most(...)

Families who lost relatives in the 1981 Stardust nightclub fire  marched to the Attorney General’s office in Dublin on Tuesday with 48,000 signed postcards calling for a new inquest. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

The Attorney General will give full consideration to holding a new inquest into the 1981 Stardust fire tragedy, in which 48 young people died, once a (...)

 Antoinette Keegan, Eugene Kelly, Christine Keegan and Bridget McDermott  hand out postcards outside the GPO Dublin, as part of the Stardust Postcard Campaign seeking a new inquest into tragedy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Relatives of those killed in the Stardust disaster have denied they ever asked presidential candidate Peter Casey to be their spokesman. The Justice (...)

Fr Gerard Desmond (72) has been working in Peru for 11 years.

An Irish Columban priest has been discharged from hospital in Peru following injuries he suffered in an armed robbery on Saturday. Dubliner Fr Gerard(...)

‘RMS Leinster’: its sinking made headlines around the world.

The sinking of the RMS Leinster by a German submarine in October 1918 resulted in the greatest ever loss of life in the Irish Sea and the highest ever(...)

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