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Dublin Simon Community cautioned that while the number of families in emergency accommodation had dropped, the number of homeless single people had continued to rise. File photograph: The Irish Times

The number of people homeless and requiring emergency accommodation has dropped nearly 17 per cent in a year, according to the latest figures from the(...)

Count Pawel Edmund  Strzelecki was a world-renowned explorer and scientist who volunteered to work in Ireland during the Famine.  Photograph courtesy  of State Library of Victoria

An exhibition in Co Mayo serves as a reminder of the hardship suffered by local children, and the Polish man who helped them, during the Famine. The N(...)

Polish president Andrzej Duda attends a meeting with local residents in Odrzywol village, east-central Poland, on Monday. Photograph: EPA

More than 77 per cent of Poles living in Ireland who participated in Poland’s presidential election voted against the winner of Sunday’s vote Andrzej (...)

Polish children living across Ireland have taken part in a social media video celebrating Poland’s national children’s day.

Polish children living across Ireland have taken part in a social media video celebrating Poland’s national children’s day. The video, which features(...)

A march in Warsaw on Saturday protesting against the country’s court reforms will see Supreme Court judge Mr Justice John MacMenamin carrying a letter of support from Chief Justice Frank Clarke (above). Photograph: Collins

Polish judges have welcomed news that Irish Supreme Court judge Mr Justice John MacMenamin and dozens of European colleagues will join a march on Satu(...)

 Monika Nawrat’s funeral took place in Glasnevin Crematorium Chapel. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

About 30 people attended a funeral service in Dublin on Friday for a young mother who died last month, one week after attempting to take her own life (...)

Monika Nawrat  died in the Mater hospital on  October 14th, 2019, after attempting to take her life in Dóchas women’s prison nine days previously

Six separate investigations are under way into the death of a mother last week who had attempted to take her life in prison nine days previously.(...)

Young Irelander John Mitchel wrote witheringly years later of how England ‘sent round the hat all over the globe’. Photograph: Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis via Getty Images

Writing about the Polish Count Pawel Strzelecki last May, I called him a “forgotten hero of the Irish Famine”.  Forgotten may have been overstati(...)

Michal Wasikiewicz had been living in Dublin since 2016: ‘He was friendly, popular, polite’

Shortly before 6pm on Thursday, December 6th, 2018, a small group of men gathered at the stone steps leading from Cook Street into St Audoen’s Park(...)

.Andrzej Waskiewicz holds a photograph of his son, Michal, at his home in Wloclawek, Poland. Photograph: Beata Zawrzel for The Irish Times.

The father of a man who died near Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin last November has expressed frustration and shock after discovering his son’s body(...)

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