Fitflop slippers: the pompoms makes them seem heart-liftingly friendly

Slippers are traditionally the saddest of all the footwear. I don’t mean the novelty versions – footwear in the form of giant pandas, dinosaur feet, (...)

Stella Kelleher with Dublin Lord Mayor Brendan Carr at the opening of her Dublin 8 cottage.

The Irish arm of an international housing aid agency has completed its latest accommodation project in Dublin. Habitat for Humanity Ireland, the subs(...)

The Breezy Gaelic Sports Team Building Day is the second time Gaelic games have come to  Breezy Point to “boost morale, ” says former Gaelic football star Kevin Cassidy. Photograph: Conor McBride

Rebuilding one day at a time – that’s how Breezy Point’s restoration volunteers describe their job, which is far from done more than seven months afte(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny flanked by Rev. Nicholas DiMarzio (left), Bishop of Brooklyn, and Monsignor Michael J Curran (right), pastor of St Thomas More Church, hi-fives an alter girl as he arrived for St Patrick's Day Mass today.Photograph: Michael Nagle/Getty Images

It was a sobering start to St Patrick’s Day for Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the visiting Irish delegation in New York as they toured the Superstor(...)