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Myanmar’s state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi at the UN’s International Court of Justice on Wednesday in The Hague. Photograph:  Koen Van Weel/ANP/AFP via Getty Images

Celebrity or villain? There have been times during the past few days when nobody – the media included – seemed quite sure how to characterise Aung San(...)

 Joe Pesci and Robert De Niro in the Martin Scorsese film The Irishman. Photograph: Netflix

As you can imagine, it’s a bit weird watching Martin Scorsese’s latest masterpiece when your name is Frank and “Irishman” is part of your job descript(...)

Gay Byrne: as he  passed through the Pearly Gates, he was probably still asking “Why?” Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw/PA

During my seminary days at the Irish College Rome, which largely coincided with the Second Vatican Council, I had a line to say in one of the plays we(...)

David Kessler

All Souls Day is a holy day for honouring the dead. It is a day when memory becomes action. It can be the saying of prayers, or lighting candles for t(...)

Lukas Bates, dressed as Big Ben, struggles to get over the finish line during the London Marathon. Photo: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

It’s possibly no consolation to Liverpool fans after 29.1 millimetres banjaxed their Sunday, but there’s always someone worse off. Like that man dre(...)

The National History Museum in Tirana, Albania, a city full of socialist realist art. Photograph: Getty Images

Elizabeth Gowing has been living in Tirana for more than five years. She moved there because of her partner’s job and now runs a monthly environmental(...)

Darren Smith, television producer and  managing director of Kite Entertainment. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Darren Smith apologises for checking his phone. He is waiting for last night’s television ratings to come through: when we meet, Ireland’s Fittest Fam(...)

Supt Tom Calvey, Fr Richard Gibbons and Brenda Drumm in Knock, Co Mayo for a media briefing before the papal visit. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Pope Francis’s visit to Ireland later this month could be the catalyst for the renewal of the Catholic Church in Ireland, according to the parish prie(...)

Souvenir stamps for the World Meeting of Families gathering

Strong interest from stamp collectors and others is expected in two stamps issued to mark the visit of Pope Francis to Ireland in August for the World(...)

Danny Healy-Rae has said farmers  will be unfairly targeted and forced to pay for the €22 billion committed in the National Development Plan to tackling climate change. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Farmers and other working people will be unfairly targeted and forced to pay for the €22 billion committed in the National Development Plan to tacklin(...)

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