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Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan was “absolutely right” in speaking out about what she believes are inequalities in the Church, said one churchgoer in Mount Merrion. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Minister Josepha Madigan’s call for greater equality in the Catholic Church and her resulting spat with Archbishop Diarmuid Martin provoked a mixed re(...)

Judy and Kim Doran, from Crumlin, with Nugget, a rescue dog from the DSPCA, enjoy the warm weather on Sandymount Strand. Photograph:  Garrett White

Dublin Zoo is preparing showers to keep its herd of elephants cool, while bakers have increased the production of burger buns as the country prepares (...)

Referendum posters being removed in Fairview, Dublin, last week. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

All posters relating to the abortion referendum must be taken down by midnight on Friday. Section 19 of the Litter Pollution Act 1997 and the Elector(...)

An investigation is under way after a Ryanair plane was involved in a minor collision at Stansted Airport this morning. File photograph: Reuters

An investigation is being carried out after a Ryanair and other plane suffered a minor collision while taxiing at Stansted Airport this morning. The (...)

In the study, patients were put into groups of mild, moderate or severe atopic eczema and were monitored for an average of five years. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Adults with severe eczema have an increased risk of cardiovascular problems, according to a new study. The study, published by the “British Medical J(...)

The National Farm Survey found in 2017, the average income on dairy farms was €86,000, compared to €52,000 in 2016. File photograph: Getty Images

Dairy farming is by some way the most profitable agricultural activity in the State with average incomes hitting a record €86,115 last year on foot of(...)

The Golden Ball pub in Kilternan. The view of the Dublin mountains from Enniskerry Road is protected under the Kilternan local area plan. Image: Google Maps

A controversial bid to build a six-storey apartment block in south Dublin is just the “first phase” of development and would be followed by offices an(...)