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Pamela Uba as she was crowned Miss Ireland 2021 at a spectacular outdoor ceremony at Lakeside Manor, Co Cavan, on Sunday

Irish beauty-pageant history was made at an outdoor ceremony in Cavan on Sunday night when Pamela Uba, a 26-year-old medical scientist, became the fir(...)

Sanjay Vishwakarma of  Sanjay’s Kitchen in Birr, Co Offaly. Photograph: Alan Betson

To tackle the topic of Indian food in Ireland is to tease a thread out of a complicated tapestry, and here we can offer only the briefest glimpse. Ind(...)

George Best leaves the pitch in Windsor Park in 1970 having been sent off against Scotland.

He was never anything but Georgie. To Patricia Hughes, who worked in our newsagent’s shop and practised social work, marriage counselling, first aid (...)

Rosanna Davison: “The Leaving Cert doesn’t necessarily determine your future. There are so many routes to get to where you want to be.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Rosanna Davison ( 35) is a former Miss World and nutritionist. From Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, she sat the Leaving Cert in Rathdown school in Glenageary,(...)

Swedish model Elsa Hosk at the 2017 Victoria’s Secret fashion show in Shanghai in November. Photograph: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images

Like every great American brand – Starbucks, Abercombie & Fitch, American Apparel and, for one divine afternoon in 2015, In-N-Out – Victoria’s Sec(...)

 Bruce Forsyth and Beryl Reid (right), singing ‘Piccadilly,’ on stage at the old Brixton Music Hall.

Bruce Forsyth, who has died aged 89, was associated with some of the most successful shows in television history, from Sunday Night at the London Pall(...)

 Bruce Forsyth  pictured in 2004. Photograph: Dave Hogan/Getty

British TV veteran Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89, his manager has said. A statement read: “It is with great sadness that the Forsyth family(...)

Miss Canada Anastasia Lin. Photograph: Miss World Canada

The Chinese-born Miss Canada, Anastasia Lin, has said that she believes that China is delaying her visa for the Miss World pageant on its southern isl(...)

Krish and Lelia Naidoo at their home in Dalkey, Co Dublin, in February 1993. He had said: “If you stand on Grafton Street any Saturday, you can pick out at least 20 Miss Worlds. They’re just scared to enter.” File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Krish Naidoo, former promoter of the Miss Ireland contest, has died. South-African born, Mr Naidoo ran the beauty contest for 30 years and was an int(...)

The new dahlia garden in Aras an Uachtarain, which contains several Irish-bed cultivars include Dahlia ‘John Markham’. Photograph: Richard Johnston

What does it feel like to have a plant named after you? Someone who knew the answer to that question was the late John Markham, the greatly respect(...)

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