Jennifer Ryan

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 Paul Howard at home in Avoca, Co Wicklow. File photograph: Eric Luke

“I stayed at home for a long, long time. I think I was about 25 or 26,” says Ross O’Carroll-Kelly creator Paul Howard about his reluctance to leave hi(...)

Master of the National Maternity Hospital Dr Rhona Mahony  at Together for Yes HQ, Upper Mount Street, Dublin. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

The No side in the Eighth Amendment debate has been accused of being callous towards Irish women who have had to have abortions abroad. A group of w(...)

Pope Francis: the reaction is so muted that the closest thing to a wholehearted welcome comes from RTÉ’s resident religious sceptic, Ray D’Arcy. Photograph: Claudio Peri/Pool/AP Photo

The reaction on the airwaves to Wednesday’s confirmation that Pope Francis will visit Ireland in August once again underlines how much Irish society h(...)

A large number of countries - Ireland included - ‘have failed to reap the returns on a pool of highly educated and skilled women’. Photograph: Getty Images

Data shows that up to the age of about 30, women keep pace with men in the workforce. After that a hefty gap opens up, with just 64 per cent of women (...)

Fianna Fáil Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee talks gives her view on the current political landscape. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fine Gael might be well ahead in the opinion polls, but Fianna Fáil are not spooked just yet, according to Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee. On this wee(...)

Dave Lewis, chief executive officer of Tesco, just got an early Christmas present. The Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally cleared th(...)

John ‘Buddy’ O’Brien (40), of Hillview Drive, Abbeyfeale, Co Limerick pleaded guilty to  six separate offences on two different dates when he appeared at Waterford District Court on Tuesday.

A Co Limerick man has been sentenced to 20 months in jail after he pleaded guilty to a number of offences including impersonating a garda and stealing(...)

 US president Donald Trump: What is his plan for Syria? Photograph:  Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images

What is President Trump’s plan for Syria? That’s the million-dollar question, says Washington Correspondent Suzanne Lynch in the latest episode of the(...)

A European Union flag  burns near Manchester, northern England, ahead of the British government’s planned triggering of article 50 on Tuesday. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

On this week’s World View podcast, as British prime minister Theresa May prepares to trigger article 50 on Wednesday, thereby kick-starting the Brexit(...)

The boardroon. A “cause of concern” is how Ed Sibley of the Central Bank has described its research on diversity in Ireland’s financial institutions.

A “cause of concern” is how Ed Sibley of the Central Bank has described its research on diversity in Ireland’s financial institutions. The bank’s dir(...)

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