Tom Wall

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Caranua was established in 2012 to manage €110m pledged by religious congregations to enhance survivors’ lives. File photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

A charity that supports survivors of institutional abuse has said a statutory body established to improve their lives is “too broad in its outlook” an(...)

Niall Collins: The Fianna Fáil  TD said one Christian Brothers document was “effectively a contract for sale under which boys were sold out of the industrial school into the labour market”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Documents, including contracts that showed children being “effectively sold into slavery”, are at the centre of a dispute between the Christian Brothe(...)

Experience of Carphone Warehouse has left one client wary of dealing with them again. Photograph: iStock

Tom Wall recently bought a €15 credit plan from a Carphone Warehouse shop, having recently moved to its newly launched network ID. “Having explaine(...)

Dr Vincent O’Connell (left) of University of Limerick’s history department, and Tom Wall, author of The Last Boy in Glin Industrial School.

The University of Limerick library has accepted a rare collection of west Limerick historical documents dating from as early as 1875.The archives, whi(...)

Dr Vincent O’Connell (left) of University of Limerick’s history department, and Tom Wall, author of The Last Boy in Glin Industrial School.

The department of history at University Of Limerick has expressed interest in a rare collection of west Limerick historical documents dating from as e(...)

The Nire’s Conor Gleeson fields the ball with John Galvin of Cratloe attempting tyo block. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Munster Club Senior Football Championship The Nire 1-13 Cratloe 2-8 After extra-time Cratloe’s hopes of a Munster senior club championship double we(...)

The Nire 1-11 Ballylanders 0-7 Though they had two players black-carded Waterford champions, The Nire, cruised to a comfortable win in the Munster clu(...)

Freshly harvested kale. Photograph: Getty Images
Forever greens

On the vague off chance that you haven’t yet noticed, might I mention the fact that kale is trending? Once dismissed as tasteless fodder crops, this l(...)