Peter Lalor

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Nurses Sinead Nic Charthaigh, Fiona Power, Catherine Denman and CNMII Bernie Waterhouse (the first vaccinated healthcare worker in Ireland) plant a tree at St James’s Hospital for those who died from Covid-19. Photograph: Alan Betson

The “huge psychological impact” of the Covid-19 pandemic on healthcare workers was recalled when staff at St James’s Hospital in Dublin planted a tree(...)

Peter Lalor was always on hand to lend a listening ear.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

Peter Lalor, who came from Raheen in Co Laois, played a leading role in a rebellion that led to reforms in the way Australian workers were treated

In the bustling Flinder’s Street railway terminus in Melbourne, while waiting to catch a train to the port area where my ship was berthed, I got talki(...)

The beer that the journalist was accidentally charged £55,000 for at a Manchester hotel. Photograph: Peter Lalor/PA Wire

An Australian cricket journalist in Britain for the Ashes test series is claiming to have drunk “the most expensive beer in history” after being charg(...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

George Cruickshank’s depiction of the Battle of Vinegar Hill. Image: British Library/Getty

Never mind being “passionate” about what you do in work or life. As I’ve said before, that has become the mere entry level for your expected commitmen(...)

Eureka stockade leader: Peter Lalor, in an illustration by Ludwig Becker from 1856. Photograph courtesy of the State Library of Victoria

On December 1st, 1854, gold miners in the town of Ballarat burned their mining licences in protest at the unelected government of the colony of Victor(...)