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A resident walks home with her groceries along a snow-covered road in Kilteel, Co Kildare. Photograph: Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Seven days after the snow arrived, Seán Ó Dubhlaing is finally preparing to open the doors of Kilnamanagh National School to pupils this morning. Sno(...)

Under the new rules, pupils who opt out of religious education can choose alternative subjects. Photograph: Getty

Pupils in State-run secondary schools are to be given the option of opting out of religious instruction and studying alternative subjects on an annual(...)

Ryan Crowley of Australia and Paul Barden during the second test in 2006. Irish players were attacked before the throw-in and the first quarter was stunningly violent. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It is symptomatic of the stop-start nature of more recent International Rules series that the biggest crowds to attend the games came in the earlier s(...)

 Galway manager Kevin Walsh celebrates with Gareth Bradshaw after winning the Connacht Senior Football Championship final replay against Roscommon last year. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It is one of the more surreal juxtapositions in GAA history, the sort of thing you wouldn’t swear on a stack of bibles actually took place except the (...)

Independents4Change TD  Catherine Connolly is to  move a motion in the Dáil calling for measures, including a review of operations at Caranua, “without delay”.

Caranua, the independent State body established to distribute religious funding to survivors of institutional abuse, has been paying for office space (...)

Sarah Treasa Clancy 1908-2016. Photograph: Seán Ó Mainnín

Ireland’s oldest citizen, Sarah Clancy, passed away this morning (Tuesday, December 27). She was 108. The woman from Sruthán, An Cheathrú Rua in Con(...)

Lucht déanta poitín i gConamara, circa 1885. grainghraf: seán sexton/getty images
Bainne glas na heasóige

Le hais scaitheamh de bhlianta ó shin is beag a chluintear an lá atá inniu ann faoi theachíní stileach ná faoi theachíní átha. An t-údar atá leis si(...)

Cork City Coroner Dr Myra Cullinane noted that Cork University Hospital did not appear to have any protocols regarding patients being allowed retain medications that may have been prescribed elsewhere. Photograph: Getty Images

The issue of checking patients for medication that they might bring with them when admitted to hospital has been highlighted by a coroner at the inque(...)

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