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The online exhibition Mixed Race Irish Families in Britain, 1700 to 2000 tells some fascinating stories.

At a time when everyone is talking about the importance of understanding and teaching black history in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, it(...)

Of golf’s four Majors, the Masters is the only one to annually return to the same host course: Augusta National Golf Club. File photograph: Getty Images

As one of the four Majors in men’s professional golf, the Masters tournament is the baby, the whippersnapper of the lot. But it has made its own histo(...)

Laois’ Willie Dunphy scores the second goal of the game in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1B match against Offaly at  O’Moore Park in  Portlaoise. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Laois 3-17 Offaly 2-16 Laois heaped further misery on Offaly at O’Moore Park on Saturday night as a first-half blitz set them up for a crucial win in(...)

Ires Reit founding chief executive David Ehrlich earned a profit of €4.2 million on the sale of 11.79 million Ires shares to Capreit.

Earlier this week, David Ehrlich, the founding chief executive of the State’s biggest landlord, earned a €4.2 million profit selling his shares in the(...)

Margaret McCarthy Creedon  pleaded guilty to charges of  theft  while employed by Macroom Haulage

A 51-year-old woman who stole more than €200,000 from her employer over 13 years has been given a five-year suspended sentence after she repaid the m(...)

A €1 million fund to help local authorities remove the blight of dumped stockpiles, estimated to total 750,000 end-of-life tyres, was announced by Minister for the Environment Denis Naughten last month

A new disposal scheme “will do nothing to stem the stockpiles of illegally-dumped tyres around the country” when it comes into effect next month, the (...)

Pat Whelan (right) with Tom Carton at James Whelan butcher’s shop in Avoca, Monkstown, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

REFUELLING STOPS ON CULTURE NIGHT A blind food taste test – with prizes – and tours of the very cool Fumbally Stables in Dublin 8; tapas in the wint(...)

Brainstorming at 1916 Democracy Cafe: “People need to get involved and have a say in what happens.” Photograph: Nigel Hanlon

Mopping her porch on Sean O’Casey Avenue near Mountjoy Square in Dublin’s north inner-city, Ann Dolan has few hopes for Election 2016: “I don’t think (...)

Omaima (left) Fatima and Somaia Halawa, sisters of Ibrahim Halawa aged 18, who is in prison in Egypt. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The Government is treating the case of imprisoned Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt as a priority legally, diplomatically and politically, the Mi(...)

The trial of Irish teenager Ibrahim Halawa (above) has been adjourned.

The trial in Egypt of Irish national Ibrahim Halawa has been adjourned.Irish Ambassador Isolde Moylan, who was in court, confirmed the change of date.(...)

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