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Former hunger striker Laurence McKeown at the grave of Dr David Ross, at Kirkinriola Cemetery. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Prison doctor David Ross was powerless in the role of bedside bystander as he tended to 10 hunger strikers who died during the 1981 Maze prison hun(...)

Richard Kearney: ‘I think the problem of touch has been a real issue in Irish culture.’

The coronavirus represents an attack on the senses. Loss of smell or taste are symptom of Covid-19, while everyone – infected or not – has experienced(...)

Bernard and Megan Callaghan at Dublin airport. Photograph: Patsy McGarry

It was oh, so quiet at Dublin airport on Sunday morning, as the rain lashed, the wind blew, and the 5am flight from Boston landed early at 4.41 am. A(...)

Sr Margaret MacCurtain: Generations of students remember her as a warm, friendly, approachable, helpful person. Photograph: Eric Luke

Margaret MacCurtain May 17th, 1929-October 5th, 2020 The distinguished historian, educator, feminist and human-rights activist, Dr Margaret MacCurta(...)

Conor Quinn: “In 2018, I became aware of the Fulbright programme and its availability to not only academics, but also professionals.”

What did you study and when did you graduate? Following completion of my second level education in Wesley College, Dublin, I studied for a BSc in Com(...)

The Unicorn restaurant has operated at Merrion Row since 1938. Photograph:    Eric Luke

Dublin City Council has put on hold plans by Aviva to demolish a building that houses the fabled Unicorn restaurant on Dublin’s Merrion Row to make wa(...)

Experts predict a “silver squeeze” will constrict the finances of many workers in their 50s and 60s. Photograph: iStock

If you were planning on retiring soon, don’t. That is the blunt assessment from financial advisers on both sides of the Atlantic who are urging client(...)

Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Robert F Kennedy, was inducted into the Irish-America Hall of Fame during the Kennedy Summer School in 2018. Photograph: Mary Browne

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact on Irish tourism with news that two of the country’s best-known summer schools have been postponed because o(...)

File photograph of Ivor Bell. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Future prosecutions based on taped interviews with Troubles-era paramilitaries could be in jeopardy after a judge ruled that recordings of Ivor Bell u(...)

File photograph of writer Ed Moloney. File photograph: Paul McErlane/Reuters

The Boston tapes project, which interviewed former republican and loyalist paramilitaries under the leadership of writer Ed Moloney, was sharply criti(...)

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