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Maggie Clune, social enterprise manager of PACE, which set up the MugShot kiosk, a social enterprise that aims to bring ex-prisoners back into the workforce. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

The difficulties facing men and women in securing employment on their release from prison are very great. Many come from disadvantaged environments wi(...)

Personification, swallowing any Joy that could be found studying English. Photograph: iStock

A tidal wave of metaphors, Similes, like a trapdoor Opening underfoot. Personification, swallowing any Joy that could be found studying English. (...)

Opel’s  GT X Experimental takes that uncluttered look (Opel calls is ‘Visual Detox’), and turns it into an SUV

The big question surrounding the PSA Peugeot-Citroen takeover of Opel was ‘what happens to Opel?’ Does it continue as a stand-alone brand? Or does it (...)

Hong Kong at night.

My friend Noreen Rice was not only one of Ireland’s best artists but also the most cosmopolitan person I have ever met. She used to tell me stories of(...)

 Finland’s Kimi Raikkonen   driving the  Scuderia Ferrari SF70H   during the Formula One Grand Prix of Brazil at Autodromo José Carlos Pace   in São Paulo, Brazil. Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty

Sebastian Vettel won the Brazilian Grand Prix for Ferrari, putting in a commanding performance to beat the Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas into second pl(...)

Opel has presented its plan for a financial turnaround under its new French owners, PSA Group, which also controls the Peugeot, Citroen, and DS brands(...)

A photograph of Shane “Jack” Watson outside Leinster House, before details of his past became public. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Last Tuesday framed photographs of Shane “Jack” Watson and Danielle Carroll sat on a ledge outside a shop on Suffolk Street, in the middle of Dublin, (...)

Máire Whelan, President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Áras an Uachtaráin on Monday during the  signing of  the warrant appointing Ms Whelan to the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Karl Marx said history repeats itself the first time as tragedy and the second time as farce. The most recent Irish instance of this principle is tha(...)

Isabelle Rapin taught at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx and built a reputation for rigorous scholarship. The neurologist Oliver Sacks, a close friend and colleague, called her his “scientific conscience”.
Obituary: Isabelle Rapin

Isabelle Rapin, a Swiss-born child neurologist who helped establish autism’s biological underpinnings and advanced the idea that autism was part of a (...)

Racegoers enjoy a drink at Cheltenham racecourse. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The Cheltenham Festival is Disneyland for alcoholics. Truly heroic feats of drinking take place over the four days; so much so that the festival has a(...)

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