Kathleen Lynn was born on January 28th, 1874, in Mullafarry, near Cong in Co Mayo, the second oldest of three daughters and one son of Robert Lynn, Ch(...)

Orla O’Connor, director of the National Women’s Council said  up to date data on sexual violence is urgently needed. File photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill

Serious concerns were raised on Wednesday that the first report in almost two decades on the extent of sexual violence in Ireland will take five years(...)

Collette Delahunt,  whose son Seán has severe epilepsy and is  now one of 50   people who are undergoing intensive evaluation at the FutureNeuro research centre in Dublin.  Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

Just before his fourth birthday Seán Delahunt had his first seizure. Collette Delahunt from Dublin recalls the “dreadful shock for the whole family” w(...)

Casino Marino: Ireland’s miniature 18th-century architectural masterpiece

Open House Dublin, the annual architectural showcase, starts today and runs all weekend. We’ll all get to peek behind the doors of buildings, private (...)

The exchange of letters is the starting point of ‘The Hurlers’, a fascinating new book by Paul Rouse about the origins of “the first All-Ireland Championship and the making of modern hurling”

Everybody knows that the GAA was founded in Hayes’s Hotel, Thurles, in 1884. Less well-known, although perhaps just as crucial, is a meeting that happ(...)

The country’s top-ranked unversity fell three places to 120th place in The Times Higher Education world university rankings for 2019. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Trinity College Dublin has slipped again in the latest set of influential global university rankings. The country’s top-ranked university fell three (...)

The four apartments on St James Street in Dublin 8

Four apartments on St James Street opposite St James’s Hospital in Dublin 8 are available in one lot through agent Cushman & Wakefield for €1.2 mi(...)

 Connor Green, consultant paediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Temple St Children’s Hospital,   carried out the first Irish hip joint transplant using a donor femoral head bone. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A 12-year-old boy has become the first person in Ireland to undergo a new transplant procedure to replace a damaged hip joint using a donor femoral he(...)

President Michael D Higgins with former ministers, Brendan Daly, Donie Cassidy, Michael Mulcahy. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

For John Mulcahy, journalism and publishing was not just a job or a career, it was his passion, his memorial Mass heard on Thursday. Though ill for (...)

Dr Barbara Lee Bass: ‘It’s not that we want them, we need them. We want the best of the best and in our medical schools the women are in the upper half of the class.’ Photograph: Maxwellphotography.ie

Stronger efforts are needed to remove barriers and overcome the unconscious bias preventing female medical trainees from pursuing careers as surgeons,(...)

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