Joanne O’Riordan said she hoped pursue sports journalism following her graduation from UCC.

Disability rights campaigner Joanne O’Riordan, who graduated from UCC this week, has paid tribute to those who supported her during her time in colleg(...)

Broadcaster and entrepreneur Norah Casey said the calibre of women who organised  at the ‘Women Leaders Who are Shaping the World’ event. Photograph: Collins

Cork woman Joanne O’Riordan said the pope’s visit to Ireland offers an opportunity to learn from mistakes of the past and to unite those who feel hurt(...)

Norah Casey  wondered why women who might want a symposium on such themes had not organised one themselves.

Well-known Catholic Irish women were not invited to speak at the World Meeting of Families women’s symposium by organiser Norah Casey because her “per(...)

German fans react as they watch their team get knocked out of the World Cup in the group stages. Photo: Omer Messinger/EPA

So, after a crazy day of World Cup action Germany bowed out at the opening stage of the competition for the first time since 1938 yesterday when they (...)

Prince  Charles exits a model of a famine bothán during his visit to UCC. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision.

In the sunshine at University College Cork (UCC) Prince Charles laughs with entrepreneurs Fiona Edwards Murphy and Dr Padraig Whelan, who show him a b(...)

2018 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards finalist Caoimhe Bennett, right, from Loreto Grammar School in Omagh, with Andrea McBride, vice-president of Pramerica Systems Ireland, and guest-of-honour Joanne O’Riordan

Caoimhe Bennett is a sixth-year student at Loreto Grammar School in Omagh, Co Tyrone. She is taking A levels in history, religious education and healt(...)

Leading disability rights activist Joanne O’Riordan,  born without limbs owing to an extremely rare condition called Tetra-amelia Syndrome,  leading a protest outside Leinster House calling on the Government to protect the rights of more than 600,000 people living with disabilities in Ireland. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Ireland has been “living a lie” since the marriage equality referendum in 2015 because of its failure to ratify an international agreement on disabili(...)

Clockwise: Helen Dixon, Ruth Negga, Maeve Higgins, Marian Keyes, Sharon Horgan

Business & entrepreneurship Ciara Donlon Entrepreneur and CEO, Theya Healthcare It has been a rollercoaster three years for Ciara Donlon(...)

Saoirse Ronan Actor Considering what she has achieved already it’s hard to believe that Saoirse Ronan is just 22. Since her brilliantly sinister (...)

Social justice campaigner Fr Peter McVerry: said that “young offenders in the 18-24 age group have more in common with adolescents than adults”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Responsibility for prisoners aged 18-24 should be transferred to Minister for Children Katherine Zappone, said social justice campaigner Fr Peter McVe(...)

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