Mary Heffernan

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Mary Mooney and Viola Montgomery, mother of Olen, one of the Scottsboro Boys, photographed together in April 1932. Credit: Labour Defender.

In late February 1932, Mary Mooney, an 84-year-old woman from Mayo, stood on a stage before thousands in New York’s Coliseum theatre. Weary from trave(...)

Noah Quish using BUMBLEance.

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, many charities have had to turn to unusual and innovative ways to raise much-needed funds for their services. BUMBLEance (...)

Doneraile Court,  Co Cork.

Getting into Doneraile Court involves climbing past the fallen rim of a balustrade which once enclosed the orangery where diarist and diplomat Harold (...)

Consultant nephrologist Dr Colm Magee (far left) with consultants in infectious diseases Sam McConkey, consultant in infectious diseases Eoghan de Barra, consultant neurosurgeon John Caird, senior staff nurse Kavitha Tauro, consultant physician Cora McNally, healthcare assistant Bríd Sweeney and breast care nurse Louise Costigan, who were all honoured. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

One Thursday morning last year RTÉ Radio 1 presenter Ronan Collins was feeling fine. By the afternoon, he didn’t feel great. That same evening, he fel(...)

Ursula Burke picks up on the updating theme with Balaclava Bust (2014)

For millennia, philosophers, thinkers and religious types have pondered the whereabouts of the seat of the soul. For a while it was thought to be in t(...)

The Court of Appeal dismissed the Heffernans’ case, ruling ACC Loan Management was entitled to pull out of a separate €100,000 loan arrangement. Photograph: iStock

A couple’s promise of cash and property to neighbours as part of a Waterford housing development on their land undid a €3.3 million loan agreement the(...)

Panti Bliss - aka Rory O’Neill - with Stephen Fry at the Rehab People of the Year awards. Photograph: Zara Zhuang/The Irish Times

Rory O’Neill - aka Panti Blis - and Garda whistleblowers Maurice McCabe and John Wilson were among the winners of the 2014 People of the Year Awards.O(...)

Plate by Diulio Forte, from ‘Meditation on plates, inspired by Lord Charlemont’s Casino’

The Casino at Marino is a gorgeous puzzle box of a place. Like Doctor Who’s Tardis, it seems much bigger on the inside than out, and it includes all m(...)

Snappy, happy: 12-year-old Alan Shanahan from Newcastle West takes a  selfie after completing the UL Sport Kid’s Run  at the University of Limerick on Saturday. Photograph: Declan Monaghan/Fusionshooters

Run, walk or crawl, everyone was a winner in Limerick this May bank holiday weekend when 12,000 people took part in the Great Limerick Run.Toddlers to(...)

Artist Bernard Canavan with his work Early Morning, Camden Town. Emigrants, he said,  were deeply affected by the “hypocrisy” of being told they were betraying their church by moving to England as their remittances were spent in Ireland

A prominent London-Irish artist and historian has said there needs to be a deep(...)

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