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Darren O’Reilly (opposition) and  Sylvia Julius (proposition) during The Irish Times Debate 2020 semi-final at Maynooth University. The motion was:  ‘this house believes that eco-terrorism is morally justified’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish students have always approached competitive debating in a slightly different way from the rest of the world. Our best speakers are gifted in com(...)

Pro Life Campaign spokeswoman Cora Sherlock said once the implications of amending the current law become clear over the course of a referendum people will change their minds. Photograph: The Irish Times

Public support for abortion in cases of rape and fatal foetal abnormality as outlined in today’s Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI opinion poll will recede once (...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton said allegations a 13-year-old boy was sexually assaulted by a number of his peers at The King’s Hospital school in  south Dublin boarding school were ‘disturbing’. Photograph: Google maps

The south Dublin boarding school at the centre of allegations that a 13-year-old boy was sexually assaulted by a number of his peers, has issued a sta(...)

Former Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins pictured arriving at the Four Courts on Tuesday for the continuation of her High Court action against the Public Accounts Committee. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) knew, before former Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins appeared before it in February 2014, that the manner (...)

Data from Insurance Ireland gives the most reliable indication of how often firms are refusing to provide quotes, as insurance companies themselves do not provide such figures. File photograph: Getty Images

The number of motorists denied quotes by three or more insurance companies in recent years has almost quadrupled, figures from Insurance Ireland have (...)

Managing editor Cliff Taylor remembered Sean Flynn (pictured) as a friend who ‘put a smile on your face’, a journalist with an ‘extraordinary talent’, and a dedicated family man. Photograph: Eric Luke

Family, friends and colleagues of deceased Irish Times staff gathered in Dublin on Saturday for a commemorative service. The event, held at the(...)

Inspectors highlighted worries regarding medication-management procedures at Athlunkard House Nursing Home near Limerick city. Photograph: Getty Images

Staff at a Co Clare nursing home were unable to account for potent psychotropic drugs which went missing, according to a report from the Health Inform(...)

Criminals send emails and letters to businesses and organisations requesting them to change  payment arrangements.  Any information received is then used in an attempt to siphon off funds to illegitimate bank accounts. File photograph: ECB/Reuters

Gardaí have warned businesses to be vigilant following a recent rise in invoice frauds.According to members of the Garda Bureau of Fraud Investigation(...)

Members of Palestine’s El Funoun DaMembers of Palestine’s El Funoun Dance Troupe will lead an open-air instruction on the Middle-Eastern dance technique of ‘Dabke’ in Eyre Square as part of the Galway Dance Days festival this weekend. Photograph: Galway Dance Days

Ireland v PolandThe wait has been excruciating, but Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland team will finally return to the Aviva Stadium for a first com(...)

Discotekken on ice takes place on Saturday December 20th at the Point Village and features disco and ice-rinks rolled into one yuletide experience.

The season of Christmas encompasses a range of things for all who celebrate it. However, for those less inclined to ring in the end-of-year festivitie(...)

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