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Those at the launch heard that it was more than 25 years since the late Christine Buckley 'started what became a crusade that forced the truth out into the open'. File photograph: Charlie Collins

The Ryan report, published 10 years ago next Monday, “proved beyond doubt that children were treated like inmates in a prison and like slaves”, Minist(...)

Students in study areas at UCD’s James Joyce Library: Photograph: UCD

Universities are increasingly extending their main library closing times into the early hours of the morning to cope with a surge in demand for late-n(...)

College authorities have been adding more and more study places each year, but have been struggling to keep up with record levels of demand. Photograph: iStock

It’s midnight outside UCD’s James Joyce library and hundreds of bleary-eyed students are trailing out the main door. Some have been here since first (...)

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino: Oedipal struggle. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

It’s not just football tactics that have grown more complex since Roy Keane’s day, as Ken Early explained brilliantly this week. Football metaphors ar(...)

  Tripe and drisheen in the English Market in Cork

On a visit to Cork’s English Market last week, I stopped, not for the first time, to marvel at a stall devoted to that city’s classic food combination(...)

Author Will Eaves, winner of the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize for Murmur, his novel inspired by the story of Alan Turing

Novelist Will Eaves has won the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize for Murmur, a novel which judges described as a “future classic”, and inspired by the legacy (...)

The James Joyce suite at the Intercontinental Hotel

Ulyss-stays The James Joyce suite at the Intercontinental Hotel will be relaunched this month. A favourite with literary buffs, the suite can be book(...)

Bernard-Henri Lévy. Photograph: Mustafa Yalcin/Anadolu/Getty

Never afraid of a flourish, Bernard-Henri Lévy is as strong in his defence of the Israeli army, the EU and interventionism as he is critical o(...)

Members of the Odorikko dance group enjoy a walk on the grounds of Farmleigh House ahead of their show at the Japanese Hanami festival in Dublin’s Phoenix Park.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

In one way, the opening feature of this year’s Japanese Film Festival was a subject with which any Irish viewer would feel fully at home. Bone Born Bo(...)

Waterford Sinn Féin Cllr John Hearne with his one-eyed hedgehog, Súil Amháin.

Cute animal stories always go down well with the public. The wagging tail of an irresistibly photogenic terrier called Hamish and his solo train trip (...)

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