A small group of protesters gathered in Tullamore on Saturday. Photograph: Gearoid Keegan

A small group gathered in Tullamore on Saturday morning to protest against a direct provision centre. The protest, which was organised on social medi(...)

The Marian Hostel was opened in 1954 by the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament to provide accommodation for young working women.

A former hostel run by nuns in Tullamore town centre, Co Offaly is to be used to house up to 168 asylum seekers. The Department of Justice confirmed (...)

‘In a hard-Brexit scenario, I could see sterling-euro at parity,’ said Goodbody economist Dermot O’Leary.

Sterling could move to parity with the euro “and possibly beyond” in the event of a “messy” no-deal Brexit, a currency expert has warned. Investec’s (...)

 Josephine Pender (left), mother of missing woman Fiona Pender,  with  Mary Phelan, sister of missing woman Jo Jo Dollard, at the unveiling in May 2002 of a monument to missing people  made by Kilkenny sculptor Ann Mulrooney. File photograph: Dylan Vaughan

A candle of hope was placed on the altar at Josephine Pender’s funeral in memory of all missing people. Josephine Pender, mother of missing Tullamore(...)

Mickey, Cormac and Cathal Mac Connell at the funeral of their brother, Seán Mac Connell, at the Church of the Divine Word, Rathfarnham. Photograph: Frank Miller

The funeral took place in Dublin yesterday of former Agricultural Correspondent of The Irish Times Seán Mac ConnellHis death earlier in the week at th(...)