Aine Mccarthy

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World lightweight champion Paul O’Donovan on his way to winning the single sculls at Cork Regatta on Saturday. Photograph: Liam Gorman

Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan showed all their class to take first and second place in the single sculls, but there was a surprise defeat for Mark(...)

In 2003, Chuck Feeney signed off on a decision to spend all of his fortune in his lifetime. “Giving while living,” he called it.

Chuck Feeney today is a man of no property. He and his wife Helga live in a modest rented apartment in San Francisco. He has no car or luxuries of any(...)

Conor Leavy took home the top prize in the Bold Ideas competition.

A proposal to establish an independent data protection ratings agency in Ireland has won a prestigious student innovation competition. The winning pl(...)

Menopause: women’s life circumstances are hardly ever thought about when difficulties during menopause are discussed. Photograph: iStockphoto

Why do so many women use hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to cope with the menopause, particularly when it might damage their health? Recent resear(...)

Val Shanley, who runs a blog called Looking Our Best, “Grown-up style for well-dressed mid-lifers”, and Celine Naughton  at the self-publishing conference in London: “the more I learn from Nick and Joanna and Orna and loads of other writers, I realise self-publishing is not as simple as I thought. And yet, and yet… It’s starting to make sense”

I thought I was ready to unleash my masterpiece on an unsuspecting public. I’d written it – had two glasses of Prosecco, one each to celebrate thos(...)