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Pauline Whelan, Gearoid Whelan, Ella Whelan and Brian Whelan of Whelan’s Pub in Newcastle West, Co Limerick. The family pub has been adapted to enable social distancing whenever restrictions due to coronavirus are lifted or eased. Photograph: Alan Place

Gearoid Whelan is up a ladder in his pub in Newcastle West, Co Limerick. He is getting ready for the reopening he still believes might happen in the s(...)

Maurice Kavanagh in Portugal in 2019: ‘I really worked at making myself have a good outlook’.

Since he was a child, Maurice Kavanagh has endured illness after illness. However, not only has he survived to tell the tale, he remains resolutely po(...)

Gardaí are investigating two separate, early morning stabbings in Dublin.

Two young men have been injured in separate stabbing incidents in Dublin on Monday morning. Gardaí were called to St Vincent’s Street West in Inchic(...)

Dr Maurice Manning, chair of the Expert Advisory Group, and Catherine Heaney, chair of National Museum of Ireland, at the opening of the Irish Wars Gallery 1919-1923 exhibition at the  museum  in Collins Barracks, Dublin. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

Politicians have been told it “will be a shame, and shameful” if the tolerance that has marked the Decade of Commemorations is lost following the cont(...)

Suspects being searched in Dublin, Ireland in 1920 during the Irish War of Independence. From Story of Twenty Five Years, published 1935. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images)

Hats off to the National Library of Ireland, whose current exhibition, From Turmoil to Truce, maturely confronts a difficult challenge that caused a p(...)

Majella was called to the Garda Training College, in Templemore, Co Tipperary, in 1983 – “It was the most exciting day of my life.”

This is the full transcript of the RTÉ radio Doc on One: The Case of Majella Moynihan, which details how the Garda hierarchy treated a young, unmarrie(...)

 Peter Donnelly, originally from Kilkenny, died after the city centre assault.

A man who was arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing on Dublin’s O’Connell Street on Tuesday is due to be charged in court . Homeless man Pete(...)

Attendees at the rally called on the Government to improve pay and conditions for members of the Defence Forces. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The Government must address the crisis in the Defence Forces which has now reached the point where its effectiveness is so broken that it can no longe(...)

Admirably determined: Gerard Adlum and Ian Toner in The Big Fellow

THE BIG FELLOW Everyman, Cork ★★★☆☆ This production is a lesson for Minister for Education Joe McHugh: abandon the teaching of history in our schools(...)

With love from Amsterdam: Mayowoman Deborah Kilroy makes chocolates in the Netherlands. Kilroy, a chocolatier, co-runs Van Velze’s chocolaterie and patisserie in Amsterdam with her Dutch husband Rob. info@vanvelzes.com

Deborah Kilroy is a chocolatier who co-runs Van Velze’s chocolaterie and patisserie in Amsterdam. Originally from Carracastle, Charlestown, (...)

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