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Thousands of people from Donegal and Mayo protested in Dublin in June in support of a 100% redress scheme for homes and other buildings affected by blocks defective due to the mineral mica. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Church leaders in the west of Ireland have called on the Government to offer “full and immediate redress” to the thousands of people whose homes have (...)

Elliot Murphy in Berlin: ‘You can’t help but feel for these people you meet along the way – fictional or non-fictional’

On the surface of this earthly Earth, somewhere in Tipperary, the sun gleams off a country cottage. Gravel scrunches as car tyres rotate. There is the(...)

An aerial view shows the location of the  co-living site on Cork Street in Dublin 8

A site with full planning permission for a major co-living scheme has come to the market in Dublin city centre seeking €25 million. Located midway al(...)

David Rooney. Photograph: Jaro Waldeck

Jet-black darkness rolls down off the Sugarloaf. Some inky Wicklow noir drenches a visual artist and musician who lives in a small clutch of cottages (...)

The brand was Steiger – not one of the titans of audio technology but the turquoise livery tempted

There was always a hiss of audiophiles perusing What Hi-Fi? magazine in Eason’s. Standing around and blocking your way. They were in silent ecstasy ov(...)

An image of the proposed 397-unit co-living scheme on Cork Street, Dublin 8

Stoneweg, a property investment firm with a portfolio worth more than $2 billion, is to develop a 397-unit co-living development in Dublin city centre(...)

People wearing face masks wait outside a railway station to catch a train in Hyderabad, India. The nation passed over  one million coronavirus cases on Friday, third only to the United States and Brazil. Photograph: Mahesh Kumar/AP

India hit a milestone at the weekend that it had made great sacrifices to avoid: recording more than one million coronavirus infections. The virus ha(...)

Above, Fr Paddy Stanley saying Mass in St Brendan’s Church, Coolock. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The leaders of Ireland’s main churches have invited people to take part in prayers throughout the island on Palm Sunday, 3pm-4pm. They have also paid (...)

File photograph: iStock

Catholic priests are coming under continuing pressure to hold funeral Masses, particularly in rural Ireland, despite Government restrictions due to co(...)

At a re-enactment to commemorate Martin Doyle were Brendan O’Neill and John Greer. Photograph: Mary Browne

In March 1919 Martin Doyle returned to his native New Ross a war hero. He won the Victoria Cross in September 1918 for an incredible feat of gallantry(...)

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