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Great Irish movies: Eamonn Owens as Francie Brady in The Butcher Boy, directed by Neil Jordan

IN VERY PARTICULAR ORDER, HERE’S OUR (CURRENTLY DEFINITIVE) PICK OF THE GREATEST IRISH MOVIES EVER MADE No sane person will sincerely claim that(...)

Ross Byrne scores Leinster’s fifth try against Northampton. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Northampton Saints 16 Leinster 43 A bonus-point victory on English soil, with the Premiership leaders beaten all ends up long before the finish of th(...)

The save Moore Street campaign joins hands to mark the 10th anniversary of the Arms Around Moore Street protest. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A survey of terraced houses in Moore Street associated with the Easter Rising has shown most of the buildings were not there in 1916. The Government (...)

Siobhán Hegarty: Visitors to Moore Street are getting robbed, they are getting abused. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

A casual visitor to Dublin’s Moore Street would be hard-pressed to identify the national monument which has been the subject of two decades of bitter (...)

 A report by the ESRI said it was a particular  concern “that only one-third of PLC learners reported having had access to career guidance during their courses”

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has announced a wide-ranging review of the career guidance system in second and third level institutions. In 20(...)

DIT academic staff have written to Prof Brian Norton saying they fear the complicated merger will be botched. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Senior academic staff at the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) have accused its president of failing to take seriously their concerns about plans t(...)

Newcastle United owner and Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley arrives at the High Court in London. (Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire)

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley has told the UK High Court he is a “binge” drinker and cannot remember the details of a January 2013 drinking sessio(...)

Cameroon is extremely poor. Most people live on less than €1 per day and mortality rates are very high

Fred Crowe joined accountancy firm Stokes Kennedy Crowley (now KPMG) as financial controller in the late 1970s. An early IT adopter, Crowe established(...)

Leinster’s sa Nacewa with Sean O’Brien during the Captain’s Run ahead of their European Champions Cup clash with Northampton Saints. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Leinster v Northampton Saints, European Champions Cup, Aviva Stadium, Saturday December 17th (kick off: 7.45pm) – follow all of the action on our live(...)

CIT lecturer Susan Flannery says the sector is trying to balance reduced funding and growing demand.  Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney

It’s the little things, says Susan Flannery. There’s the broken overhead projector. Or the photocopier which rarely seems to have paper. Or the slugg(...)

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