Passengers at the departure gates at terminal 1 in Dublin airport on Thursday. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins

The public debate in Ireland since the pandemic struck has revealed a prevalent assumption that travelling outside the island means going on holiday. (...)

Archbishop of Vienna Cardinal Christoph Schönborn

One of Rome’s most influential Cardinals has said that the Church must show mercy in the context of new and more complex situations of family life in (...)

Cathal Tierney, Leaving Cert, St. Patrick’s College Cavan, 18 years old
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“My favourite subject is history. I have loved history in general ever since I watched Reeling In The Years [on RTÉ TV] as a young boy. There is a sub(...)

Trust director Alice Leahy: “We are now coming across conditions long disappeared since the advent of good food, eg malnutrition, trench foot and impetigo – conditions clearly associated with extreme poverty.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Conditions associated with malnutrition are now becoming evident among the homeless in Dublin, according to Alice Leahy, director of Trust the home(...)