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Seamus Heaney’s remains are carried by his sons Michael (left) and Christopher (centre) and their uncle Barry Devlin  at the Church of the Sacred Heart Donnybrook. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Poet Seamus Heaney’s last words were in a text message to his wife Marie last Friday, minutes before he passed away, his son Michael said yesterday. “(...)

Seamus Heaney at a turf bog in Bellaghy, Co Derry, in 1986, wearing his father’s coat, hat and walking stick. Photograph: Bobbie Hanvey Photographic Archives/John J Burns Library/Boston College.

    Throughout his career Seamus Heaney had to chart his way through the tempestuous waters of being an Ulster, Irish and inte(...)

Malala Yousafzai: was shot at point-blank range in the head and neck by Taliban gunmen in Pakistan. She was awarded an honour last night by schoolchildren in Tipperary.  Photograph: Press 22/PA

The young woman who would not be silenced walked into the Ballykisteen Hotel in Co Tipperary to loud applause and a standing ovation last night. Malal(...)

Mary McAleese led mourners at requiem Mass for the late Paddy Leneghan. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Senior State and church figures joined hundreds of mourners in Co Down yesterday for the funeral of Patrick (Paddy) Leneghan, father of former preside(...)

The funeral Mass for Paddy (Patrick) Leneghan (88), father of former president Mary McAleese, takes place today. Photograph: Frank Miller

The funeral Mass for Paddy (Patrick) Leneghan (88), father of former president Mary McAleese, takes place at St Mary’s Star of the Sea Church(...)

The late Seán Freyne, whom former president Mary McAleese said was “the quintessential Irishman, always asking the probing question”. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

One of Ireland’s best-loved and most respected theologians, Seán Freyne, has died in Dublin. Director of the Centre for Mediterranean and Near Eastern(...)

The President’s discretion

The decision by President Michael D Higgins to convene the Council of State on Monday for consultations on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bil(...)

President Michael D. Higgins is to hold a meeting of the Council of State at Áras an Uachtaráin next Monday over the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins has announced he will convene a meeting of the Council of State to seek its advice on whether or not he should refer th(...)

President Michael D Higgins in Áras an Uachtaráin with members of the Council of State (from left) Prof Gearoid Ó Tuathaigh, Ruairí McKiernan Prof Gerard Quinn, Ms Justice Catherine McGuinness Prof Deirdre Heenan, Sally Mulready and Michael Farrell. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill cleared another hurdle with its passage through the Seanad last night, but there could yet be a few turns(...)

The Seanad Chamber at Leinster House. Senators will today being debating the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Even though the passage of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill is assured, there is still at least a week of debate in Seanad Eireann on the (...)

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