Mark Keane

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Mark Keane speaks during a Pdforra conference in Castlebar, Co Mayo, in 2018. File photograph: Mick Burke/Defence Forces

The president of the Defence Forces representative body Pdforra has said conditions for members are so bad that 80 naval personnel are living on boats(...)

 Since becoming involved in 2015, Irish Naval Service personnel have rescued more than 18,000 people. Photograph: David Jones

As word spread through the Naval Service last week that Operation Sophia, the European Union’s military mission to rescue migrants in the southern Med(...)

The Amazon logo and stock price information   at the Nasdaq market site in New York on  September 4th, the day Amazon  became a trillion dollar company. Photograph:   Reuters

What do you make of the news in the past few weeks that we now have not one but two international US tech companies with market capitalisations excee(...)

Emilie Pine, , associate professor of modern drama at UCD, and research fellow Susan Leavy. With regard to the Ryan report, Pine says: “With clear visualisations we show, for the first time, the active networks behind the industrial schools.”

The emerging field of digital humanities is the latest discipline to benefit from big data analysis and in an unusual arts-Stem collaboration, academi(...)

Site of the former Magdalen Laundry on Sean McDermott Street, Dublin.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

What do we do with Ireland’s institutional history? After the reports are issued, and the apologies made, how should Irish society and culture incorpo(...)

Tommy O’Brien at the Ireland Under-20’s Captain’s Run in Donnybrook, Dublin on Thursday.   Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 v Scotland Under-20 Donnybrook (Friday 7.15, live on RTÉ 2) Ireland coach Noel McNamara has shuffled his resources to give players (...)

Cork’s Colm O’Callaghan tries to control the ball as Kerry’s  Cian Gammell closes in to challenge during the Electric Ireland Munster  Minor Football Championship semi-final at  Páirc Uí Rinn. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork 1-10 Kerry 2-17 Despite conceding a shock goal after just nine seconds, Munster and All-Ireland minor champions Kerry qualified for another prov(...)

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Simon Coveney. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Former minister for defence Simon Coveney has defended the decision of his successor Paul Kehoe to hold a medal award ceremony for members of the Nava(...)

Graphic: Dearbhla Kelly/ITPM. Sources: Peter Sondergaard/Gartner, EMC and IDC

The friendly face of big data lives in upstate New York and is named Watson. It is an IBM computer, the size of a room, that beat two champion (...)