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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, (...)

Eamon De Valera addressing a meeting in Los Angeles on his US tour as president of Dail Eireann. Photograph: Hulton Archive

In December 1918, while the votes in the general election were still being counted, Sir Henry Robinson, a senior official in the Irish administration,(...)

Michael MacWhite: flair for dramatic gestures. Photograph: Courtesy of irishmeninparis.org

When the Paris Peace Conference got under way 100 years ago today, independence-seeking Ireland, like most small nations, was not represented. There w(...)

Mary MacSwiney (1872-1942), republican, was born on March 27th, 1872, in Bermondsey in London, the eldest of seven surviving children of an English mo(...)

Standing the heat: young chefs work long hours in demanding conditions. Photograph: E+/Getty

Roisin Gillen had a heartstopping moment in a kitchen in Chicago this summer when she bumped into a waiter who was carrying a tray of tiny fine china (...)

We asked: How good is your college library? Is it well-organised and accessible? Photograph: iStockphoto

Last week we published an article by a student at NUI Galway in which she highlighted the conditions at the university’s Hardiman Library. We as(...)

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