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An artist’s impression of Irish Ferries’ WB Yeats. Delays in building the ferry have resulted in almost 30,000 passengers’ trips being cancelled

While thousands of passengers whose holidays were scuppered by the announcement that Irish Ferries had cancelled all sailings on the WB Yeats until th(...)

Ryan Tubridy was upbeat, giddy and flippant, ramping up the feelgood factor without a hint of sarcasm or scepticism.

When the sun is shining, there are few presenters better suited to conditions than Ryan Tubridy. On Tuesday, as he returns to the air after the bank h(...)

Fr Alex Reid gives last rites to one of the two soldiers murdered. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Thirty years ago, I rang Ian Paisley on a Sunday. That afternoon, everything seemed bleak and hopeless – following dreadful days that had seen the Gib(...)

An injured man is aided by mourners, including Martin McGuinness, left, at Milltown cemetary in 1978. Photograph: David Jones/PA Archive/PA Images

Unheard testimony from the families of victims of the bombing of an IRA funeral by loyalist paramilitary member Michael Stone and of a revenge attack (...)

Retaining the current regime of access to phone and internet records by State agencies is “not an option”, the Data Protection Commissioner has said. (...)

Jessie Greengrass: ‘a lifetime’s inculcated faith in the explanatory power of books’

“She told me that without reflection, without the capacity to trace our lives backwards and pick the patterns out, we become liable to act as animals (...)

A jawbone with teeth recently discovered at Misliya Cave on Mount Carmel In Israel, dated to 177,000-194,000 years ago. Photograph: Tel Aviv University/EPA

The discovery of a prehistoric jawbone in a cave in Israel forces scientists to rethink theories of how the earliest humans came to populate the plane(...)

Former tánaiste Mary Harney has been appointed as chancellor of University of Limerick.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Former tánaiste Mary Harney has been appointed as chancellor of the University of Limerick. Ms Harney, who retired from politics in 2011 and is now d(...)

Funeral of Donal Barrington pictured at St. Patrick’s Church, Monkstown Co Dublin. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The former Supreme Court judge, Donal Barrington, saw the Constitition as a living, breathing document that respected the human rights of all, his fun(...)

Former Cork hurler Donal Óg Cusack. File photograph: Inpho

Former Cork hurler Dónal Óg Cusack tonight night stood down from the board of the State’s governing sports body as he “did not wish any controversy” t(...)

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