Karen Smith

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China Sichuan, the  takeaway set up at Whelehans Wines in Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

As we gear up for restaurants reopening, the scramble for staff is on. Chefs, kitchen porters, waiters and sommeliers, the pool of skilled workers has(...)

Helen Cooke: riding side-saddle

After the year we’ve all been through, every one of us would like to see a better 2021 and for many, that may mean getting fitter and healthier. But (...)

Tanya Ward, chief executive of the Children’s Rights Alliance, said Ireland needs to provide “a safe haven to a bigger group of refugee children”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Refugee children who have fled Syria experience considerable challenges after they reach Ireland and need greater support from schools, youth services(...)

John Redmond addressing a Home Rule meeting at the Parnell monument on O’Connell Street in Dublin in March 1912.  Photograph courtesy National Library of Ireland

It was a small group that gathered in a committee room at Westminster on Wednesday evening to mark the centenary of John Redmond’s death, but a distin(...)