Joan Ryan

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Carmel Young, lights a candle in St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Marlborough Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

About 40 people attended the first public Mass in Dublin’s St Mary’s Pro Cathedral in more than three months on Monday. “Welcome back to our first ce(...)

Britain’s international development secretary Rory Stewart: a dark-horse candidate who has hijacked the contest with a surprising social media campaign. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga

The Conservative Party has sought to limit the field of leadership candidates and shorten the race by setting a higher bar for entry and for surviving(...)

Joan Ryan (left) is joined by former Conservative Party and now Independent MPs Heidi Allen, Anna Soubry and Sarah Wollaston. Photograph: Reuters/Simon Dawson

Three MPs have left the Conservatives to join the newly-formed Independent Group, accusing Theresa May of allowing hardline Brexiteers to take over th(...)

Ragan Smith is congratulated by Bela Karolyi during the  2016 US  Olympic Trials. Photograph:  Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Bela Karolyi is the most successful coach in the history of gymnastics. From Nadia Comaneci at the Montreal Olympics to the USA’s so-called “Magnifice(...)

Tiny Plays For Ireland 2 Project Arts Centre, Dublin***Even tiny plays can have big ideas. This, the second instalment in Fishamble’s experimen(...)