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People arriving in Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh for the Sleep in the Park sleepout event raising funds to combat homelessness. Photograph: Stewart Attwood/PA Wire

Thousands of people including Sir Bob Geldof will sleep out in freezing conditions in Scotland’s capital Edinburgh tonight to raise money to tackle ho(...)

A hundred years ago this week, Gen Edmund Allenby of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force entered the captured city of Jerusalem

One hundred years ago this week, Gen Edmund Allenby of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force entered the captured city of Jerusalem. It was the culminati(...)

Former Monkstown player Ellen Curran who has joined UCD this year

The Hockey League finally gets under way on Saturday after a two-week delay, caused by the impasse between Irish Hockey and the Umpires’ Association, (...)

Derek Leinster, born in the Bethany Home in 1938 and chairman of the Bethany Home Survivors’ Group, with Lorraine Jackson, who was brought to the home and adopted after nine months, attending an annual remembrance at Mount Jerome cemetery for children who lost their lives at the home. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Joyce McSharry has a small wallet-sized folder with pictures of her mother Emily. There are several shots, black and white, all belonging to a traumat(...)

People lay flowers in support of the Bethany Survivors Group, at Mount Jerome Cemetery, Dublin, in 2010. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Following the Tuam discoveries, attention has focused again on the moral and legal responsibilities of the State and of the Catholic Church, who activ(...)

One estimate suggests that by 2019, the global market for child-development toys will reach $39.5 billion. Photograph: iStock

Amid the garish, noisy gadgets, apps and electronic games designed and marketed to infants, tweens and teenagers, London-based Filippo Yacob spotted a(...)

 Sean Ross Abbey in Roscrea, Tipperary, which was a mother and baby home operated by the Sisters of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary from 1930 to 1970. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A call for a commission of inquiry into forced adoptions has been strongly supported by the Coalition of Mother And Baby Home Survivors (CMABS). The(...)

Pope Francis: has broken new ground by appointing two women to influential posts in the Vatican administration; as director of the Vatican museums and as deputy director of the Holy See’s press office. Photograph: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP

Undoubtedly there will be disappointment among some Catholics at the words of Pope Francis last week that the church’s restriction on women priests is(...)

Tesla co-founder Elon Musk: a new book is particularly revelatory about his childhood, telling of an abusive father and a difficult time at school where he was bullied by his peers. Photographer: Tim Rue/Bloomberg

With school started and the rest of us back at our desks, it is the end of what has been a relentless summer of business news: the fate of Greece and (...)

Patrick Anderson McQuaid, Derek Leinster and Noleen Belton, members of the Bethany Survivors Group, at the burial site of children from the Bethany Home in Harold’s Cross, Dublin.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation would like to hear from anyone who was resident in, or who worked, in any of the 14 homes it is(...)

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