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What’s in a name? Quite a lot if you are engaged in the linguistic contortions Sinn Féin use to avoid calling the two political administrations on thi(...)

Anne Enright's new novel explores gender, memory, family, art and glamour through the story of relationship between an actress and her daughter (...)

“You would have found [virtue signallers] upbraiding people for agonising over a blazing Notre Dame while children were being bombed in Idlib.” Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

In all the tributes to Marian Finucane, the quality that probably crystallised her was fairness. To her, no human being – not even bankers, developers(...)

Marian Finucane in January 1980: rarely lost her inquisitiveness of instinct for what would generate an emotional charge.  Photograph: Pat Langan

There were always women on Irish radio and there were always strong views on what was acceptable for them to speak about. When she composed a Thomas D(...)

 Marian Finucane died suddenly on Thursday at home, aged 69 . Photograph: Arthur Carron/Collins

Marian Finucane died suddenly on Thursday at home, aged 69. Here are some of her memorable quotes and broadcasting moments. Women’s rights 1991: Mar(...)

Marian Finucane: Her most memorable interview was with her great friend, the writer Nuala O’Faolain, in 2009, when O’Faolain was terminally ill with cancer.

Marian Finucane, one of the country’s most respected and influential broadcasters, died suddenly at her home on Thursday. She was 69. Over the course (...)

The UK will go to the polls in a general election on December 12th. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images.

Good morning. It’s the final day of campaigning in the UK before voting in the general election tomorrow, and British voters face their most consequ(...)

Edna O’Brien:  has just published Girl, a book she set out to write four years ago,  when she was 84. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The artistic imagination does not abide by any set rules of age, either for beginning or finishing its work. The schedule can be a mystery and creati(...)

 Ferdia Mac Anna,  husband of  the late Irish Times journalist  Kate Holmquist and members of her family accompany her coffin at her funeral service in St Pauls Church, Silchester Road, Glenageary. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

The late Irish Times journalist, Kate Holmquist has been remembered as a writer of “enormous talent and creativity” whose work was “a road map of Iris(...)

Majella Moynihan in 1998. ‘The Garda Representative Association had failed so comprehensively in its purpose to protect and defend her that she wasn’t even aware of its existence.’  Photograph: RTÉ

A thread insinuates itself throughout Majella Moynihan’s heart-stopping story: how societies choose their human sacrifices for some “higher” cause, ho(...)

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