Gerry Flynn

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President Michael D Higgins with former ministers, Brendan Daly, Donie Cassidy, Michael Mulcahy. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

For John Mulcahy, journalism and publishing was not just a job or a career, it was his passion, his memorial Mass heard on Thursday. Though ill for (...)

Marcus Connaughton will drop his anchor and come ashore for the final time on Friday. Photograph: Seascapes/Twitter

When he drops anchor and comes ashore for the final time on Friday night after presenting his last edition of Seascapes, Marcus Connaughton will have (...)

Stock image of a young reporter at work. “Back in no-low-fares, no-internet 1990, being on the Paris-based Journalists in Europe (JE) programme was like stepping into another world; or, perhaps more precisely, just stepping into the world.” File photograph: iStockPhoto/Getty

It was idealistic, fun, paid for by others, and it involved travel – lots of travel. Even today it would be a young journalist’s dream. But back in n(...)

 The former head office of the Console suicide prevention charity in Celbridge, Co Kildare. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Government funding for suicide prevention charity Console’s UK branch was suspended last month by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade over gov(...)

The rail line at Ballycar, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co Clare, on the Limerick to Ennis route following flooding last winter. Photograph: Brian Arthur/Press 22

A 25-mile stretch of railway track closed since last winter’s flooding will reopen this week, but there is little jubilation among locals who believe (...)

Lonely it may be, but those deciding whether or not to repeat are not alone. Between 2,000 and 3,000 students repeat the Leaving Cert every year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The days after the CAO offers come out can be a lonely time. While most are bidding a not so fond farewell to the ordeal that was the Leaving Cert and(...)