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The candidates: Gavin Duffy, Joan Freeman, Liadh Ní Riada, Peter Casey, Sean Gallagher and President Michael D Higgins

MICHAEL D HIGGINS Age: 77 Position: President of Ireland since 2011 Party: Independent Public life: Formerly a Labour Party TD and Senator. Minister f(...)

Bell-ringers Eunice Jeffers, Rev Cliff Jeffers, Sam Jenning, Martin Hough, Margaret Hennessy, Betty Kingston and John Deane at St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A west Cork cleric is offering people the opportunity to honour the story of Irish patriot and GAA figure Sam Maguire through bell-ringing. Church of(...)

Gardaí found 5,919 images and 328 video files on two laptops and a phone belonging to Conor Emmet (20) after an intelligence operation involving the FBI and Europol.

A young Dublin man caught with graphic child pornography showing the sadomasochistic rape and torture of a baby girl has being jailed for 15 months. (...)

Conor Emmet, of North Way Estate Finglas, Dublin pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to possessing the digital images and movies on two laptops at his home on May 17th, 2016.

A young Dublin man caught with child pornography showing the sadomasochistic rape and torture of an 18- month-old baby girl was looking at it because (...)

The work experience in TY is valuable for not only helping to shape career aspirations but also in giving youngsters a taste of the workplace. Photograph: iStock

It’s nearly 10 years since entrepreneur Bill Cullen made headlines by branding Transition Year as a “doss”. Yet that notion still lingers among some (...)

Recipients of the bronze Gaisce medal presented by the President Michael D Higgins at Mosney yesterday, from left, Mimmie Malaba, Tracy Sefu and Trish Sefu. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

President Michael D Higgins has said he hopes the recommendations of High Court judge Bryan McMahon on improvements to the direct provision and asylum(...)

 Valerie Donovan with her son Matthew (left) and Caroline Kinsella with son Sam McLeod (11 months) at the Julianstown Autism Support Group in  Meath. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth, or so the saying goes, and researchers have continuously found evidence of the heal(...)

Geoffrey Fitzjohn with first salmon of 2017 from Kylemore Abbey Fishery at Tullywee Bridge Pool, caught on a Black Shrimp size 8

Eir’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) team, in partnership with Inland Fisheries Ireland, are leading a new programme with James’s Street CBS Tr(...)

 Gaisce Gold Medal winners Eoin O’Halloran, from Bagenalstown, Co Carlow; Louise Whittle, Limerick; Ali Khan, Cork; and Fiona Colton, Buttevant, Co Cork, at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

When Seán Mooney first signed up for the Gaisce awards in transition year he had no real direction in life and was “confused by everything”. Participa(...)

Share pictures of hikes on social media: There is no purpose to not drinking if you can’t impose your new amazing healthy lifestyle on everyone as if holding off on booze for 30 days has magically turned you into some kind of Gaisce leader.

Leaving aside the fact that alcohol misuse and abuse has an unbelievably detrimental impact on society from health issues to crime, for “social” Irish(...)

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