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The Wren  in tranquil countryside near Kinver

At times of deep anxiety, we often pray for a guardian angel to offer assistance, and ours came with the disarming smile and soft Donegal lilt of a ri(...)

Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable addresses the media with activists outside Chelmsford City Council Civic Centre. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Vince Cable has hailed his Liberal Democrats party as “the big winners” of the local election, with the party gaining hundreds of seats and a series o(...)

CCTV photo issued by West Mercia police of three men who police are looking for in connection to a suspected acid attack on a three-year-old boy in Home Bargains, Worcester, England. Photograph: West Mercia police/PA Wire

British police have arrested three men in London after a suspected acid attack on a three-year-old boy in the English city of Worcester. The boy was(...)

England’s Ben Te’o: “We want him to hit the line hard, that’s what he’s good at,” said England coach Eddie Jones. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Italy v England Stadio Olimpico, Sunday, 3.0 Live on TV: TV3, UTV Back when Eddie Jones used to rise early to watch Six Nations games in his nativ(...)

John Muldoon: will captain Connacht again in the Challenge Cup clah against Oyonnax. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Momentum is the key word in Connacht’s vocabulary this week as they change focus with a novel visit to Switzerland. French opponents Oyonnax will cr(...)

British Transport Police have issued an image of a man who they say is a key witness to the death of a Dublin woman at Barnt Green rail station in Worcestershire on Thursday morning. Photograph: British Transport Police

A woman who died crossing a railway line in Worcestershire on Thursday morning has been identified as a 29-year-old from Dublin. The woman was seen (...)

Rod and Julie Calder-Potts of High Bank Orchard, Cuffesgrange, Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Our supermarkets are laden with apples from South Africa, New Zealand and France because we cannot produce good apples in Ireland. This is the genera(...)

Mike Ford at the RDS last January where his side Bath lost to Leinster in the Champions Cup. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Mike Ford is among several coaches to hold discussions with Leinster as the province looks for a defence coach to replace Kurt McQuilkin, who has dec(...)

In Austria, Switzerland and Belgium, fees are usually less than €1,000 a year, while they are mostly free in Scotland, Sweden and Germany.

Almost 1,500 third-level students from Ireland in receipt of State-funded grants are studying in colleges abroad. Under the Department of Education’s(...)