Caryna Camerino: ‘Nobody has the right, in person or in print, to decide who I am or what I’m about based on my religion or heritage.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

You wouldn’t know that I’m Jewish unless I told you. You wouldn’t know it by my name, by my nose or by my salary. I don’t pray, but I do celebrate. I (...)

 Sacked journalist Kevin Myers rejected assertions that he was a misogynist. Photograph:   Dara Mac Dónaill

If it was not for the support of members of the Jewish community in Ireland, Kevin Myers believes he might not have survived psychologically the criti(...)

Volunteers loading a container for Human Appeal Ireland. The aid is going into the region around Damascus where there has been a  large amount of displacement. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Mohammad Abouhajar (24) is one of the lucky ones and he knows it. A civil engineering student from near Aleppo in Syria, he was reunited with his f(...)

Louis Lentin was perhaps best known as producer of the 1996 ground-breaking documentary Dear Daughter on child abuse at a Dublin orphanage. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The funeral of Louis Lentin (80) at the Jewish cemetery in Dublin’s Dolphin’s Barn this evening was short, simple and dignified. Former RTÉ hea(...)