Accounting Technicians Ireland apprentice Zoe Fitzgerald. Phhotograph: John Kelly

Zoe Fitzgerald (24), Ballyporeen, Co Tipperary, Science Education graduate and first year Accounting Technicians Ireland Apprentice Tell us about you(...)

Vincent Brady: in both his political and business life, he showed that strength of character and perseverance can overcome all obstacles

Former Fianna Fail minister and businessman Vincent Brady, who died on October 6th, 2020, was a quietly spoken man, always courteous, non-confrontatio(...)

Sanita Puspure was last year's winner of the award. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

So there we were, in the Shelbourne hotel in December 2019, listening to our monthly award winners talk about how much they were looking forward to 20(...)

The former Fianna Fail minister for defence and Dublin TD Vincent Brady, pictured here in 2010, has died.  Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

The former Fianna Fail minister for defence and Dublin TD Vincent Brady has died. Mr Brady was first elected to the Dáil for the constituency of Dub(...)

Matthew Casey: ‘If I’d gone to college it would have taken four years for the degree and another three-and-a-half for the chartered training contract.’  Photograph: Billy MacGill

During the last recession apprenticeship numbers plummeted from a high of 20,000 to just 1,000. With another downturn looming, could that happen again(...)

Lives Lost: Bill Taylor

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Joseph (Joe) Duffy was the youngest boy in a family of seven boys and six girls

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Irish Times editor Paul O’Neill presents former   parliamentary correspondent Michael O’Regan   with a special front page      to mark his recent retirement  from the newspaper after almost 40 years

Former Irish Times parliamentary correspondent Michael O’Regan was presented with a special front page by editor Paul O’Neill on Tuesday to mark his r(...)

Once upon a time, going to college was the-be-all and end-all. What mattered was CAO points and the third-level college and course that a student got (...)

Zsuzsanna Bothné Rékai from Hungary: “It was difficult at the start because there were only about 10 Hungarians living in Cork at the time.” Photograph: Alan Betson

In February 2004, when Zsuzsanna Bothné Rékai’s son Mark was born, he immediately became an Irish citizen. Had he been born four months later, Mark wo(...)

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