Joseph Duffy

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Fianna Fáil TD Lisa Chambers said improving mental health services and reducing waiting lists “has to be a priority”.  Photograph: Fran Veale/The Irish Times

Almost half of HSE youth mental health service teams have staff vacancies, giving rise to waiting lists, an Oireachtas committee has heard. Staff sho(...)

The vast majority of students believe the Leaving Cert is stressful and does not prepare them adequately for third level or for the world of work

A national centre for youth mental health says it has recorded a 35 per cent increase in the number of young people engaging with its services in the (...)

The new Bishop of Clogher Larry Duffy

The episcopal ordination of the new Bishop of Clogher Larry Duffy took place at St Macartan’s Cathedral in Monaghan on Sunday. It follows the announc(...)

Members of Jigsaw’s Youth Advisory Panel at the launch of the partnership with Three Ireland. Photograph: Naoise Culhane/www.naoiseculhane.com

Three Ireland has entered into a three-year partnership with Jigsaw, the National Centre for Youth Mental Health in Ireland, that will see the mobile (...)

The eight-man IRA unit killed in a shoot-out with soldiers following the bombing of the Loughgall RUC station. Clockwise from top left: Gerard O’Callaghan, Antony Gormley, James Lynagh, Eugene Kelly, Declan Arthurs, Patrick McKerney, Seamus Donnelly and Patrick Kelly. Photograph: PA

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams was rumoured to have set up a notorious IRA gang for ambush by the SAS as they tried to blow up a police station in Ma(...)

Childcare subsidies are being handed out with such fanfare that Katherine Zappone enjoyed a “Varadkar” of media homage this week, to use the new collective noun for inexplicably positive PR.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Young voters backing the Remain vote in Brexit reacted furiously when the older generation swung the result in favour of Leave. The old toffs were b(...)

Conor McGregor:  “I’m humble in victory or defeat. I took a chance to move up in weight and it didn’t work.” Photograph: Raymond Spencer/Inpho

On the bright side, he still has his featherweight title – but other than that, pretty much everything went wrong for Conor McGregor on Saturday night(...)

Jack Kennedy Horse racing Still only 16, the young Kerry man has been quicker making a name for himself as a jumps jockey than anyone in recent time(...)

Joseph Duffy takes on Dustin Poirier in UFC 195. Photograph: Getty

As an example of Conor McGregor’s business acumen, September’s Go Big press conference in Las Vegas exists as the shiniest coin in a treasure trove. J(...)

Ireland’s Aisling Daly in action against Ericka Almeida during the UFC Fight Night at the  3 Arena in Dublin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The UFC’s Fight Night in Dublin ended, as expected, with UFC president Dana White telling the Irish fans: “I’ve travelled the world putting on these e(...)

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