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Basque in the spotlight: Barry Manley performs stand-up in San Sebastián

Barry Manley, from Bandon, Co Cork, lives in the Basque Country, where he is a freelance English teacher. For the past decade he has performed stand-u(...)

Kiva Murphy: It’s very international in Barcelona  and people speak English, but it’s great to understand nuances and comedy by learning a bit more. Photograph: Oscar Latorre-Bosch

When it comes to performance art, a little entrepreneurial spirit can go along way, as Barcelona-based Kiva Murphy has proven. After leaving High Scho(...)

Leaving Cert students prepare for their exams at Sutton Park School, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

For the first time in history, this year’s Leaving Cert history students did not have to stress as much about time, in a paper that provided candidate(...)

He Got Game: from left, Hill Harper, Travis Best, Ray Allen, John Wallace and Walter McCarty. This was Allen’s first acting role. A raft of rising NBA star’s auditioned to play Jesus Shuttlesworth. Turns out Ray Allen could act. Photograph: ©Touchstone Pictures for Sky Premier

A film comes along every so often that captures the essence of sport. Well, American sport. In this case basketball. He Got Game shows how professiona(...)

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. That Biden chose a candidate so evidently symbolising generational change has raised some Democratic hopes that he is resurrecting the winning Obama-Biden combination of 2008 and 2012. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images

This week, after the most sedate US presidential campaign in recent memory, due to coronavirus, the 2020 election race suddenly got interesting. On W(...)

Nine Arches bridge which crosses the river Dodder at Milltown, Dublin. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

What’s so good about it? The southside suburb has a brilliantly mixed population: older established residents live alongside a younger cohort of deni(...)

Gardaí investigating the murder of Cameron Blair at a house party in Cork last week have seized clothing and footwear for forensic examination. Photograph: Denis Boyle.

Gardaí investigating the murder of Cameron Blair at a house party in Cork last week have seized clothing and footwear for forensic examination as well(...)

Cameron Blair (20), a native of Ballinascarthy in west Cork, was a second-year chemical engineering student at CIT. Photograph: Gerard McCarthy

Gardaí investigating the murder of a student at a house party in Cork last Thursday have identified and spoken to those who were present including a n(...)

Over 30,000 schoolchildren are participating in the annual #Gaeilge24 challenge today. The goal of the Conradh na Gaeilge-organised initiative is to (...)

A Texas flag flies at half mast during a prayer services at the La Vernia High School Football stadium to grieve the 26 victims killed at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs on November 7th, 2017. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

They call them peewee leagues because they are specifically designed to give little kids a gentle first entry into the world of organised sport. The f(...)

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