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RTÉ producer Moya Doherty at her office on Capel Street: “I’d love to have been a poet but I don’t have the talent.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Long before her time at RTÉ or Riverdance, before all the fame and fortune, adulation and success that later came her way, Moya Doherty discovered the(...)

One of three Christmas 2017 stamps issued by An Post, featuring original artwork by Liz Rackard

If you’ve got friends or family living abroad, and you’d like to send them a Christmas card or gift, you’d better get your skates on. Today is the l(...)

Garrett Bridgeman, managing director of An Post mails and parcels: “We were all set for a big online shopping surge round Black Friday and it didn’t disappoint.”

An Post parcel deliveries rose by 17 per cent last week versus the same period a year ago as Irish consumers took advantage of Black Friday and Cyber (...)

Be specific. No one likes being asked for a surprise – come on now. Photograph: Getty Images

With the proliferation of text, email and messaging apps, letter-writing has become a lost art. Even the elderly, once lampooned by society as out-of-(...)

The G.P.O. 1916 by Thomas Ryan

In 1966 a young Irish artist decided to create his own commemoration of the 1916 Rising as the State celebrated the event’s 50th anniversary. Thomas R(...)

Sometimes when I’m feeling hungover or especially hormonal, I am liable to get weepy and sentimental about, well, just about anything. Elderly people (...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: to date, some 2.98 million public services cards have been issued, he said on Thursday. File photograph: Eric Luke

The cost of the Government’s public services card (PSC) project has reached almost €54.6 million to date, including nearly €29 million to pay up to 2(...)

Midlands Simon, which runs a six-bed homeless  shelter in Athlone (pictured), has already cut staffing and says it will likely have to close the facility unless it gets a “reasonable increase in funding”, according to its chief executive, Tony Riordain. File photograph: Google Street View

The only emergency shelter for homeless people in Co Westmeath, which also serves Laois, Longford and Offaly, faces closure because its costs can no l(...)

The report proposes transferring responsibility for collection of the TV licence fee from An Post to Revenue. Photograph: Getty Images

The State’s television licence funding model is no longer fit for purpose, a report from the Oireachtas Committee on Communications states. The repo(...)

Photograph: iStock

Christmas is coming, and the fear is starting to set in: presents, turkey, decorations, more presents. Clicking on a website from the comfort of your(...)

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