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Shane Ross: “We were determined that we wouldn’t be coming out in front of a committee today and hear that ‘the Minister interfered here’ or ‘the Minister interfered there’.   Photograph: Barbara Lindberg.

Sports Minister Shane Ross’s spectacles slid down to the end of his nose as he rose up in his seat, waving a sheaf of papers across the floor. Rob(...)

Hilda Coles (née Clayton): her   calligraphy and illumination, metalwork and jewellery design were much admired
Hilda Coles – An Appreciation
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  • March 26, 2018, 00:01

The funeral of Hilda Coles (née Clayton), of Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, and Cheeverstown House, Clondalkin, Co Dublin, took place in St Mary’s C(...)

Shane Ross said the decision was made on the basis of a scoring system within the Department and he just ‘signed off on that.’ Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has insisted he did not have “hand act or part” in the decision to give a sports grant to Wesley College. The private, (...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the funding would benefit the community as a whole rather than just the school.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has defended the €150,000 sports grant for a hockey pitch to a private school in the Dublin Rathdown constituency of Minister f(...)

Former Israeli president Chaim Herzog, who was born in Belfast and brought up in Dublin, pictured inspecting a guard of honour at Dublin Airport in 1985. Photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

Irishman Chaim Herzog rose through the military to become a United Nations ambassador and president of Israel. He was a man of contradictions, once te(...)

Conor O’Shea: 'I believe you can win any game at any time. It doesn’t matter what sport, because it’s two teams.' Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty

Once again Italy appear to have drawn the short straw. First up they face England in Rome next Sunday, before just a six-day turnaround before playing(...)

Choir teacher Helen Doyle during rehearsals in St Vincent’s Girl’s School, North William St, Dublin 1. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The schoolgirls in St Vincent’s Girls School in Dublin’s north inner-city aren’t involved in singing, choirs or learning music – but all this is about(...)

Ballintyre, a development of houses and apartments on a 24-acre site. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Nestled at the base of the Dublin Mountains, close by the M50, Ballinteer in Dublin 16 is a relatively new neighbourhood. The town largely came into e(...)

Dr Donald Caird  was the leading spokesman for the Southern minority during the “liberal agenda” debates in the 1980s and early 1990s
Obituary: Bishop Donald Caird

Born: December 11th, 1925 Died: June 1st, 2017 Born in Dublin in the early years of the Free State, Donald Caird took pride in his ancestry in the c(...)

St Andrew’s  completed a notable treble this year as they added the Leinster Senior Cup to All-Ireland title and league honours.

Leinster Boys Senior Cup St Andrew’s 2 (J Guilfoyle, G Sarratt) Wesley College 2 (A Sykes, M Samuel), (St Andrew’s win 6-5 on strokes) Ben Bradley’(...)

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