Paddy Murray

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Frank Duff’s kindness and bravery would be recognised by a blue plaque placed on the Regina Coeli building. File photograph: The Irish Times

If there was an organisation, founded in Ireland 100 years ago, which now has 10 million members worldwide, you would expect its centenary to attract (...)

 The former deputy group news editor at Independent Newspapers Dave Halloran has died.

Popular newsman David Halloran (79) died suddenly on Sunday at Dublin’s St Vincent’s hospital following a fall at his home. The former deputy group(...)

Roy Bradford: He made his speech in, of all places, the Knights of Columbanus headquarters in Ely Place in Dublin

It seems that the Border will always be a topic of conversation on this island. In recent years, because of Brexit, we’ve talked about hard borders a(...)

Pádraig Ó Muirigh (back left) smiles as the families  of the victims react following the verdict into the Ballymurphy inquest at Waterfront Hall in Belfast on May 11th. Photograph:  Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

Pádraig Ó Muirigh was certain that his rugby days were finished on the morning that the Sunday World carried a front page story about the death threat(...)

If we are believers, if we have faith, if we subscribe to a religion, we are not currently permitted to attend public worship.

It might seem strange and disrespectful to compare God and groceries. But there is a reason for doing just that. And that reason has been provided by(...)

The two ancient pillars at the entrance to Kevin Street Garda station. Photograph: Sara Freund

The centuries-old buildings at Kevin Street in Dublin occupied for many years by the Garda Síochána are to be saved for future generations. After man(...)

Two statues on the bar in Cafe Bar H, Grand Canal Square, are from the same series as those removed from outside the Shelbourne Hotel. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell / The Irish Times

Four Shelbourne Hotel statues have gone from public view, for now, but there are two more in Café Bar H at Grand Canal Quay, Dublin where they have be(...)

Mary Murray: magnetic focus

No Smoke Without Fire Linenhall Theatre, Castlebar, Co Mayo Tuesday June 5th 8pm €16/€14 If ever there was an actor y(...)

Moorefield’s Ciaran Kelly and Donnachadh McDonnell of Sarsfields. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

As he stood on the pitch afterwards, Ronan Sweeney recalled the day he and a few other survivors on the Moorefield panel had come here in 1997 to win (...)

RONAN McGREEVY After a year's hiatus from the airwaves, impressionist Oliver Callan brings his new show to RTÉ Radio One tomorrow eveni(...)