Sarah Broderick (9) and her brother Daniel (6) are both profoundly deaf. Rachel, their mother, says: “Deaf children are succeeding more and more, because it’s more accepted that their education needs are different, and that’s not a bad thing.”

When Genevieve was diagnosed profoundly deaf at the age of two, her mother was consumed with worry. “This was a new experience for me,” she says. “ I(...)

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There is little evidence of Scrooge-like bad cheer at Dublin’s Christmas Market on St Stephen’s Green. As seasonal shoppers strolled among the (...)

Paul Aylward from Mullinavat, Co Kilkenny,  and Anne Marie Kennedy from Killenaule, Co Tipperary, who are getting married in Clonmel today. Photograph: Mary Browne

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Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea: looks like he might have experienced the GAA’s customer service. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

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