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The architecture of our intimate lives is changing. Irish couples have more choice than ever about how they want to design their relationships, and th(...)

Flooding on the river Shannon just over a year ago. Seán Canney TD says a maintenance programme on the Shannon will get under way shortly.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

A community which was cut off by floods for several months last year is appealing for government intervention to ensure a protective barrier is erect(...)