Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl  with Peter Finnegan, Clerk of Dail Éireann, and interns from the Oireachtas Work and Learn (OWL) Programme. Photograph: Maxwells

A new internship programme in the Houses of the Oireachtas tailored towards people with intellectual disabilities officially launched on Tuesday, maki(...)

Íde B. O’Carroll conducted 84 interviews in Ireland and America between 2013 and 2016 for the Archives of Irish America at New York University.

What Irish migrant Gerry Brennan most remembers about his first few months in America in the 1980s were two extremes he simply hadn’t anticipated: the(...)

Regina Doherty: Leo Varadkar told the Dáil he had a “brief conversation” with the Minister for Social Protection  and understood she had complained to the Garda about harassment. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The controversy surrounding an allegation of harassment made by Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty against a New York-based blogger is a pr(...)

Regina Doherty made a complaint about Catherine Kelly over online and social media comments.

A New York-based blogger who was stopped and cautioned by gardaí at Dublin Airport about social media posts she made about Minister for Employment Reg(...)

‘Is it now Government policy to attack, in this very sinister way, anybody who criticises anyone in the Government on social media?’ Ruth Coppinger said. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A US-based academic Catherine Kelly had “a sinister and chilling experience’’ at an Irish airport last week, Solidarity TD Ruth Coppinger claimed in t(...)

Scared Stiff: Brian Cox, Olwen Kelly and Emile Hirsch in The Autopsy of Jane Doe

A few years ago André Øvredal directed something a little like a horror film. Trollhunters wasn’t terribly frightening (nor was it meant to be), but i(...)

Bishop Brendan Leahy of Limerick (left) with  Archbishop of Armagh, Eamon Martin. Bishop Leahy said falling Mass attendances and a shortage of priests could soon mean some churches in Limerick ‘will have Mass every second Sunday or one Sunday a month’. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Falling Mass attendances and a shortage of priests could soon mean some churches in Limerick “will have Mass every second Sunday or one Sunday a month(...)

More than 80,000 people, and one air guitar playing Taoiseach, enjoyed an epic Bruce Springsteen gig at Croke Park last night. Enda Kenny was record(...)