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Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin: the University of Limerick paid tribute to its professor’s “pioneering solo albums, which repositioned his chosen instrument, the piano, at the heart of Irish traditional music”

Tributes have poured in for Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, the pioneering musician and composer, who has died “after a prolonged illness”, his family said. (...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald TD at the count centre for the presidential election & blasphemy referendum in the Convention Centre, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has denied it was a mistake to hold a presidential election. Speaking after Michael D Higgins was re-elected Presi(...)

President Michael D Higgins launching his Shared Ireland, Shared Island initiative at Droichead Arts Centre in Drogheda, Co Louth, on Monday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

President Michael D Higgins has claimed he was following security advice from his own office when he used the Government jet to travel to Belfast for (...)

 Candidates (from left) Peter Casey; Liadh Ní Riada; Gavin Duffy and Joan Freeman before last night’s debate. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sinn Féin presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada would wear a poppy to commemorate those who died in the first World War, the RTÉ Claire Byrne Live pre(...)

Presidential candidates Peter Casey, Gavin Duffy, Joan Freeman, Seán Gallagher, incumbent Michael D Higgins and Liadh Ní Riada in studio for a debate on RTÉ Radio 1 in Dublin. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

It was a stolid start to the first presidential debate to feature all six candidates. Worthy concern was expressed about financial transparency of the(...)

 Addressing the ‘Wheel’ members,  presidential hopeful Joan Freeman said she wanted to be a champion of all communities. Photograph:   Nick Bradshaw

Pieta House founder Independent Senator Joan Freeman said she would “champion” older people and “nurture children” if elected president of Ireland. T(...)

Sinn Féin presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Sinn Féin presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada has pledged to hold legislators to account and remind them of their duty of care to the Irish people i(...)

Louise O’Keeffe, who joined the Brussels delegation, said the Irish State’s “very narrow” interpretation of the 2014 ECHR ruling insisted any complaint now by others could only be based “on a prior complaint”. File photograph: Garrett White/Collins Court

“I still remember the black-frocked men chasing me down the corridors, and then into cloakrooms or swimming pools... That’s not what school should be (...)

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada spoke at the annual Killmichael Commemoration in west Cork over the weekend. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The decision by the people of Northern Ireland to remain within the European Union has highlighted the need for reunification, Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní (...)

Kathleen Lynch: said politicians ‘cannot be expected to carry the argument on their own’ when it comes to the marriage equality referendum. Photograph: Alan Betson

Campaigners for equal marriage rights in the forthcoming referendum should not rely solely on political parties, but should mobilise other groups in (...)

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