Paddy Smyth

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President Michael D Higgins, speaking of Emma Mhic Mhathúna, said:  “It’s just a tragic, tragic, awful reality that she’s facing... and of course there are others too who are carrying the burden of an auditing system that has failed our citizens.” File photograph: EPA

President Michael D Higgins has said he plans to meet Emma Mhic Mhathúna, a 37-year-old mother-of-five who was told this week she is terminally ill. (...)

Pat Gilroy: when his team is fully formed, it will likely be made up of big men and hard workers first of all.  Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

To get a handle on where the Dublin hurlers are right now, it’s worth taking a minute to detail the sheer number of them we’re talking about. So far (...)

European Council president Donald Tusk: said British Brexit proposals for “managed divergence” from EU regulations along with preferential access to EU markets show that Boris Johnson’s “cake philosophy” lives on. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

Ireland is willing to pay more into the European Union’s coffers after the United Kingdom quits, but it will not accept changes to corporation tax rul(...)

The European Banking Authority (EBA) logo seen at the EBA offices in London’s Canary Wharf financial district. Photograph: Alice Dore/AFP

Another week and another defeat to the French. First it was the Rugby World Cup bid and yesterday it was our attempt to lure the European Banking Auth(...)

‘I am exhausted, and I just can’t calm myself down.’ Vogue: My Anxious Life

“I look exhausted, I am exhausted, and I just can’t calm myself down.” Vogue: My Anxious Life (RTÉ 2, Tuesday, 10pm) opens with a close-up of a b(...)

“Better transport infrastructure and more intelligent use of street space is in everyone’s interests.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Parked cars could be used to protect cyclists under plans for a new cycle route in Dublin’s south Georgian core. Dublin City Council is to seek fundi(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar:  he is due to meet British prime minister Theresa May in London on Monday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will meet British prime minister Theresa May in London this afternoon and tell her Brexit must not adversely affect the “rights(...)

Girlcrew founders Elva Carri, Pamela Newenham and Aine Mulloy have been named one of the Dublin branch of Junior Chamber International’s 10 Outstandin(...)

Paddy Smyth: “I never see disabled people out in clubs. Where are they?”

“Models use their looks to become a model, why can’t I use my disability to become known?” asks Paddy Smyth. “I’m not going to lie, my dream would be(...)

The Smyths finely-tuned, volume driven, out-of-town operating model is tailored towards convenience for parents

A weeping horde of confused and terrified parents will stumble into Smyths Toys stores across Ireland and the UK this weekend searching in vain for a (...)

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