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Colm Boyle has become the latest Mayo stalwart to confirm his intercounty retirement. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Colm Boyle has retired, and another great from the last decade of football is gone. He leaves with four All Star awards, a record for Mayo which he sh(...)

Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin: ‘We really shouldn’t be leaving it up to private industry to tell you what the best thing is for your child.’  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ireland has one of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world. With just 37 per cent of mothers breastfeeding on discharge from hospital, baby formul(...)

The house had gone on the market in 2018 for €450,000 but was withdrawn. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The purchase of the last Dublin home of playwright Seán O’Casey by Dublin City Council, planned more than two years ago, has not gone ahead. The loca(...)

President Michael D Higgins and his wife,  Sabina Higgins, meet resident Zac Williams at Carraig Eden transitional housing centre for men in in Greystones, Co Wicklow on Monday. Photograph: Maxwells

President Michael D Higgins has hit out at “dangerous” gambling advertisements which he said were causing “so much damage to families and... individua(...)

 Mourners follow the funeral cortege of Tom Hickey outside Eadestown Parish Church in Co Kildare. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Actor Tom Hickey will be remembered for his “magisterial work in the theatre and on screen”, his funeral Mass heard on Thursday. Hickey, who played B(...)

One of Tom Hickey’s last appearances was in a performance of Beckett’s poems, directed by Alan Gilsenan. File photograph: The Irish Times

Irish actor Tom Hickey, who died on Saturday night, came to public attention in the definitive RTÉ television drama The Riordans. But he will be remem(...)

422 North Circular Road, Seán O’Casey’s last residence. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The last Dublin home of playwright Seán O’Casey, where he wrote his best known work, has finally been bought by Dublin City Council. The council pla(...)

Sean O’Casey’s last residence at 422 North Circular Road, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sabina Higgins is rallying support for the former home of playwright Sean O’Casey to be turned into a “cultural arts centre”. In a letter to academic(...)

The exterior of 422 North Circular Road, playwright Seán O’Casey’s last residence. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The purchase of the last Dublin home of playwright Sean O’Casey by Dublin City Council is unlikely to go ahead, due to Coronavirus funding constraints(...)

President of Greece Prokopios Pavlopoulos with President Michael D Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Maxwell

It fell to Minister of State Finian McGrath to represent the Government during the State visit of president of Greece Prokopios Pavlopoulos to Áras a(...)

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