Ann Donnelly

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R Kelly: the singer leaving court in Chicago in 2019. His trial in Brooklyn begins on Monday. Photograph: Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP via Getty

For 2½ decades the singer who performs as R Kelly has faced allegations of sexually abusing minors, often luring them in through music – and the promi(...)

 Kathleen Harkin (93) and her daughter Margo. Photograph: Trevor McBride

On display in a Kent gallery are 20 papier-mache effigies, the voices of Syrian former prisoners, and Derry women who marched for civil rights. All (...)

Pictured during a mock mental health tribunal are (from left) Dr Maria Frampton, tribunal consultant; Ann Donnell, tribunal chair, and Mary Rose Tobin, tribunal lay member. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The process for being locked up against your will as a result of a mental illness is surprisingly simple. First a competent adult fills out a form – (...)

Joel Hanisek and Roja Fazaeli: for six years we travelled back and forth between the US and Ireland before settling in Dublin

It has been 12 years since Joel and I met in Galway. I recall the first time I was set to fly over to his native US. It was a few months after we met(...)

A protest at the arrivals hall of San Francisco’s SFO International Airport after people arriving from Muslim-majority countries were held at the border control as a result of the new executive order. Photograph: Peter Dasilva/EPA

US Democrats have vowed to overturn president Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration with legislation, as opposition and protests grew over hi(...)

Atheist Ireland chairman Michael Nugent was due to speak at St Dominic’s girl’s secondary school in Cabra. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A group representing atheists has criticised a decision by a Dominican secondary school to cancel an invitation to address its final-year students on (...)