Adam King

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 Connell (Paul Mescal) and Marianne (Daisy Edgar-Jones)     got us through Lockdown 1. Photograph: Enda Bowe/Element Pictures

We won’t have any trouble remembering this year; in fact we’ll probably be reminiscing and boring much younger people about it for the rest of our liv(...)

Adam King shot to fame when he held up a paper heart with ‘A hug for you’ written across it on the Late Late Toy Show. Photograph: Andres Poveda/PA

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has sent a letter to a six-year-old boy who warmed people’s hearts with his “virtual hug”. Adam King from Cork, who has brit(...)

Adam King from Cork  explained his drawing of a ‘virtual hug’ when he appeared on the RTÉ Late Late Toy Show recently. Photograph: Andres Poveda.

The little boy whose virtual hug went all over the country after he appeared on the Late Late Toy Show is set to see it travel all over the world in t(...)

Adam King from Cork (age 6) appeared on RTÉ Late Late Toy Show. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Former astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield has turned up on The Late Late Show to surprise six-year-old Adam King. Adam, who has brittle bones, was on(...)

 Adam King (6) from Cork  on The Late Late Toy Show on Friday. Photograph: Andres Poveda

A little boy who dreams of space travel has turned into a star and attracted the attention of the global space community after a stellar appearance on(...)

Fiona King and Adam: It’s just so disheartening, so hurtful, to see that we’re putting in such a huge effort and vital things that the Government should be providing as their responsibility to look after these children in this way, they’re not doing it.”

In January, the Irish Government committed to formally ratifying the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability at the end of March. The (...)

Thomas Barr of Ireland after finishing in fourth place with a new Irish record of 47.97 during the Men’s 400m hurdles final in the Olympic Stadium, Maracanã, during the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images

It may go down as one of the great near misses in our Olympic history but there was no disputing Thomas Barr the honour of Irish athlete of the year f(...)