Louise Walsh

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Parents in Navan parish have been given allocated times in August for the Confirmations of their children. File photograph: Getty Images

Parents in Navan parish have been given allocated times in August for the Confirmations of their children as Meath becomes the latest diocese to flout(...)

Randal Plunkett, the 21st baron of Dunsany, is a film director and holder of one of the oldest surviving Irish peerage titles. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Like his ancestors, Randal Plunkett was once able to look from the windows of Dunsany Castle, between Trim and Dunshaughlin, Co Meath, onto herds of c(...)

Sarah Browne: Report to an Academy (2016),  HD video 28 minutes. Courtesy: the artist

What should “equality” really mean for women? One argument suggests it demands support for women to achieve the same as men. Why is support required? (...)

Kate Byrne with daughter Saoirse and husband Sam. “I woke up one night at 2am and I honestly thought that I’d left my cooker on and that something was burning”

An Irish mother living in Australia has described how ash rained down on her baby’s pram in Sydney as bush fires continue to burn out of control. Kat(...)

Selfies and the sharing of smartphone screens are being blamed for an increase in nits and head lice among schoolchildren. Head lice require head-to-(...)

Waterford Institute of Technology contested the claim and told the Labour Court it took all practicable steps to avoid the occurrence of sexual harassment or harassment based on gender in this case. File photograph Paddy Whelan

A female college lecturer who was told male students “would do her” in one of a number of incidents of sexual harassment has been awarded €10,000. Lo(...)

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it was “aware of the case and is providing consular assistance” to the family in Lanzarote

A 15-year-old boy from Co Meath who died on holiday in Lanzarote has been named locally as Mikey Leddy. He was fatally injured after falling from a (...)

Glyn Evans with alpacas at his Co Meath farm. The microbiologist says that when visiting children encountered the alpacas he noticed benefits, ‘especially on children with learning difficulties’. Photograph: Seamus Farrelly

Animals have become the latest casualty of insurance cover as owners of some pet farms scramble to rehome dozens of breeds before being forced to clos(...)

Scene of a double ATM robbery on Main Street, Kells, Co Meath. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Management at a busy service station has decided to close its external ATM following a recent string of ATM thefts. Madden’s Centra store in Termonfe(...)

 Denise and James Brady with their son Ryan (14) and daughter Sarah Anne (7) who both recovered from meningitis. Photograph: Seamus Farrelly

A mother who watched both her children battle meningitis seven years apart says she hopes the Government will extend the vaccination programme for the(...)

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