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 Protesters   in Madison, state capital of  Wisconsin,  in the aftermath of the  killing  of George Floyd  in police custody. Photograph: Lawrence Iles/Icon Sportswire

In Truman Capote’s dark but brilliant novel In Cold Blood, the author takes us on a trip through America’s landscape. From the murder of the Clutter (...)

Aga Szot, artist at Icon Factory Gallery and Studio, Temple Bar. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A campaign is mounting against plans to turn one of the last remaining artists’ facilities in Dublin’s Temple Bar into a restaurant. The Icon Factory(...)

Clough Oughter Castle, Lough Oughter, Co Cavan

About 20 feet away, two “fishermen” float by in an inflatable boat. I say “fishermen” as having the equipment doesn’t necessarily mean you deserve the(...)

Flootwaters reach the feet of the  Leshan Giant Buddha, a world heritage site, following   heavy rainfall in  Sichuan province, China. Photograph: EPA/Li Xinfeng

Floods in southwest China have forced tens of thousands of people to evacuate in recent days, with water levels rising over the toes of a 1,200-year-o(...)

The OPW announced in early May it was closing the 218 metre high Skellig Michael as a visitor attraction due to concerns over Covid-19 but promised to review the decision as circumstances changed and some lockdown measures were relaxed.

The Office of Public Works has confirmed it will not re-open the Skellig Michael UNESCO World Heritage Site for the remainder of the 2020 tourist seas(...)

Site of a mass grave for infants who died in the Tuam mother and baby home in Galway. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

NUI Galway has challenged a finding in an interim report of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation that its medical school had received(...)

Pádraig Meehan surveys the damaged Teach Cailleach a’ Bheara passage tomb in Ballygawley, Co Sligo.

Five-thousand-year-old Neolithic tombs in Co Sligo are suffering damage and vandalism “on a scale never seen before” and will not survive unless actio(...)

People gather outside  Hagia Sophia in Istanbul to celebrate after a top Turkish court revoked its status as a museum, clearing the way for it to be turned back into a mosque. Photograph:  Ozan Kose/AFP via Getty Images

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia, one of the world’s greatest examples of Byzantine Christian architecture,(...)

Tara Rafferty and her two sons Shea (8) and Eoin (11) at Nea Pafos on the day it reopened

Our family was at the airport for a flight to Cyprus when the first case of coronavirus hit Ireland. Was it irresponsible to fly? Possibly, but if you(...)

Might post-Covid be a world where women go back to the 1950s as a primary caregiver

A few months into juggling work and caring for two school-age children, a female finance executive based in Dublin narrowed her ambitions down to a si(...)

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