Karen Foley

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Deirdre O’Brien is recovering from a stroke she suffered three years ago. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Covid-19 pandemic has left many of us feeling trapped, but consider the impact on people with severe brain injuries who were already trapped by th(...)

Tara Dalton, with her children Daniel (12) and Ella Rose, (9) at home in Monkstown; her husband Des Vallely, suffered serious brain injury in a cycling accident in January.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Last New Year’s Eve, when midnight struck to welcome in 2020, Tara Dalton kissed her husband Des Vallely and said “it can’t be any worse than last yea(...)

Experts said the North-South plan  would cost €810 million if the cables were put underground, compared with €140 million over ground, Mr Rabbitte said. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte has rejected Opposition criticism of the Government’s decision to exclude the proposed North-South electricity connec(...)

The expert panel will have the power to decide terms of reference and commission its own experts if EirGrid’s proposals are deficient. Photograph: David Sleator/THE IRISH TIMES

EirGrid’s plans to criss-cross rural Ireland with new overhead power lines provoked such widespread public opposition that Minister for Energy Pat Rab(...)