Jerome Mount

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At a  celebration of Richard Lewis’s  life at Victorian Chapel, Mount Jerome Cemetery. From left,  Eileen Pearson, Mariad Whisker and Mary O’Carroll. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Members of Dublin’s fashion world turned out in force on Monday for the funeral in the Victorian Chapel in Mount Jerome of veteran designer Richard Le(...)

Angela Copley set up a support group for clerical child abuse survivors in Dublin’s Ballyfermot. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Angela Copley, who set up a support group for clerical child abuse survivors in Dublin’s Ballyfermot, “mothered” many in the area, her son Derek recal(...)

Bob Barnes, with family members at the funeral of his wife former TD, Senator and member of the Council of State, Monica Barnes. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Former Fine Gael senator and TD Monica Barnes was described as “open and optimistic’’ by her daughter, Sarah, at her funeral in Killiney, Co Dublin. (...)

Sean O’Boyle founder of the Columba Press.

Columba Press founder Seán O’Boyle (71) died at St Colmcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown, Dublin, on Wednesday night. An Armagh man, in 1984 he founded(...)

Heinrich Böll: Best remembered in Ireland for his Irish Journal. Photograph: Gordon Standing / THE IRISH TIMES

Today, in one of those accidental Christmas traditions, a group of people who would otherwise be strangers will meet once again in Dublin’s Mount Jero(...)

Derek Leinster, born in the Bethany Home in 1938 and chairman of the Bethany Home Survivors’ Group, with Lorraine Jackson, who was brought to the home and adopted after nine months, attending an annual remembrance at Mount Jerome cemetery for children who lost their lives at the home. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Joyce McSharry has a small wallet-sized folder with pictures of her mother Emily. There are several shots, black and white, all belonging to a traumat(...)

Blackrock lighthouse, Co Mayo: it is the last known position of the helicopter, some 13km west of the Mullet peninsula. Photograph: John Eagle

The Irish Coast Guard is hoping a narrow weather window at the weekend will allow it to continue efforts to retrieve the “black box” flight recorder f(...)

 “Not only is there a crack in everything, but in some Irish things, there’s a crack in the crack – or in this case, in the theory about the crack.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The ghost of Leonard Cohen was among the attendance at an event in Dublin’s Mount Jerome cemetery earlier this week. It was the now-annual commemorat(...)

Family and members of the Cavaliers Cricket Club at the funeral of Fergus Linehan in Blackrock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Fergus Linehan’s funeral was an occasion to mourn “but also to give thanks for our gentle, kind, brilliant, generous, erudite husband, Dad, Papa, who (...)

“The day after Bobby died, a ‘Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep’ photographer arrived to take the most precious photos we will ever have... it was one of the most difficult things we have ever had to do.”

The words of this article have been spinning around in my head for quite some time; amongst grief and loss and making sense of life again. It took a (...)

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