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 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(...)

Pawel Strzelecki: At the scheme’s height, 200,000 children benefitted. They were fed an eastern European staple, rye bread

By an extraordinary coincidence on Wednesday night, I found myself invited to two separate events, both involving exhibitions, both about the Great Fa(...)

Bringing it  all together – actor Peter Duffy

Although he died almost 140 years ago, the Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky has aged surprisingly well.   This is partly because (in the book Th(...)

Polish celebrity chef Damian Wawrzyniak is cooking a 12-course banquet in Dublin. Photograph: Mark Sherratt

A UK-based Polish celebrity chef who made a traditional babka cake in Mary Berry’s kitchen that the doyenne of baking described as “sheer perfection” (...)

Home from home: Agnieszka Grochola and her daughter, Magdalena. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Nine years ago Agnieszka Grochola landed at Shannon Airport with a suitcase, €200 in cash and a plan that seemed at once exhilarating and hopelessly r(...)

 Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa, one of the leaders of the Fenian movement in Ireland, photographed shortly before he died in New York. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

As the State prepares to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the funeral of Fenian Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa at the weekend, O’Donovan Rossa’s champio(...)

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