Patrick FitzSymons as a one-year-old baby

For most of his life Patrick FitzSymons, one of thousands of Irish children illegally given away for adoption over decades in Ireland, celebrated his (...)

A young supporter at the party on Mainguard Street. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Seconds before the final whistle in Croke Park, a rip-rumbling roar erupted in Galway’s Eyre Square as fists shook, flags waved furiously and the grou(...)

 Michelle McDonagh  with her son, Jake, when he was just eight months old,  in Blarney, Cork. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

When I was 13 years old, I cried almost every day for nine months. I had never heard of “depression” or “anxiety” or “suicidal ideation” back then. Al(...)

Eileen O’Connor, founder of  Café Riva: “We started the business entirely from our own resources and cash flow is a real challenge until a steady income stream begins to flow.”

What is special about your business? We specialise in private jet catering. We are the anchor caterer for all the private jet companies operating in I(...)