Mary Duffy

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A dynamic risk assessment of John Shaw found him to be at a ‘high-level risk of re-offending’

The State’s longest serving prisoner is set to continue his legal bid for two days temporary release per year. English national John Shaw (73) has be(...)

 Rose Hanrahan was found strangled at her home in New Road, Thomondgate, Limerick on December 15th, 2017

One year ago, pensioner Rose Hanrahan was found strangled to death in her home in Thomondgate in the heart of Limerick City. A year on, the community (...)

Donál Toolan with Gordon Ryan (right): Donál’s warmth, capacity for friendship and great sense of fun was evident.
Obituary: Dónal Toolan
  • People
  • April 29, 2017, 01:11

Dónal Toolan, a passionate campaigner for the rights of disabled people and a talented actor, presenter and journalist, has died aged 50. A gifted spe(...)

Newly-elected TD Gino Kenny of Anti-Austerity Alliance-People Before Profit speaking to people at Neilstown shopping centre in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

When Mary Kenny (77), mother of new TD Gino Kenny, moved to the suburb of Neilstown, west Dublin, in 1978, there was “nothing here”, she says. She and(...)

The  1951 Jaguar XK 120 pre-restoration. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin panel beater, who spent €40,000 and “thousands of man hours” restoring a classic car which lay rusting and covered in bird droppings in a bar(...)

Fresh air: Artists at the “paint-outs” in various locations around Wexford during the Art in the Open festival

Painting outdoors was first popularised by the French Impressionists, including Monet and Renoir, and is known by the French term en plein air (litera(...)

Nessa and Rory Childers on Howth Pier for the Asgard centenary celebrations. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The centenary of the Howth gun-running incident was marked yesterday in an atmosphere that was as much celebration as commemoration. Bright sunshine (...)

The Coroner’s Court heard that murderer Geoffrey Evans died of sepsis due to hospital-acquired pneumonia.

Murderer Geoffrey Evans died in hospital from an infection after spending more than three years in a vegetative state, an inquest heard.Evans (68) – w(...)

Painting herself out of a corner: artist  Mary Duffy by the beach at  at Newcastle, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke

Disability is a double-edged sword. There has been a huge change in attitudes to and support for students with diagnosed disabilities at all levels(...)