Tony Byrne

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One of the core objectives of the project which Ulster University is leading is to improve health outcomes for children in underdeveloped areas in the world

A team from Ulster University is leading a project aimed at dealing with one of humanity’s great challenges – access to clean, safe water. According t(...)

Achill Island Sea Salt has moved from plastic to recyclable glass packaging.

Achill gets smoking hot with its recycling Achill Island Sea Salt has moved from plastic to recyclable glass packaging, and has launched a new smoked(...)

 Sergeant Maurice McCabe arrives at the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Collins

A Garda superintendent immediately “batted on” to his superior a notification from the child and family agency Tusla that there had been a child rape (...)

Norfish Ltd was given three months to pay a €25,000 fine. Photograph: iStock

A Donegal fish-processing plant which was found to be tampering with its weighing scales has been penalised a total of €45,000. Killybegs based Norf(...)

Monday, December 3rd, 1956 For the first time in 24 years, the Irish tricolour was raised at the Olympic Games when Ronnie Delany, the 21-year-old Ar(...)

Tony Byrne: February 2nd, 1946-June 13th, 2016. Photograph: Southampton FC

Tony Byrne, who won 14 caps for the Republic of Ireland, died recently in England of cancer. Byrne spent 15 years in Britain as a professional soccer(...)

People turn to the Church in times of grief and mourning, and it does not fail those who do so but its ministers often feel hurt that it is only at these times that their dedication is understood

Swans are gracefully long-necked, heavy-bodied birds that glide majestically along our rivers, lakes and canals. They fly with slow wingbeats and neck(...)

Though rugby analyst Brent Pope only launched his range of shirts last October, it is now stocked all over the country. The New Zealander and RTÉ pund(...)

 Belvedere College students Matthew Collins, Adam Goodman, Niall Miller and Jack Rutledge participating in the Annual Sleepout to raise funds for the Homeless in 2012. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

‘Ah, Da, tell us the story again about the hospital ship.” He smiled with delight, but my mother groaned: “Oh not again, give us a break.” She had hea(...)

‘It is important to remember senior religious who have given and continue to give tremendous service to the poor and needy, such as Pope Francis, Venerable Nano Nagle, Venerable Catherine McAuley, Br Kevin Crowley and Sr Stanislaus Kennedy (above). Photograph: Cyril Byrne

He looked astonished at an elderly religious sister nurse dressing the gaping wounds of a poor leprosy patient. “I wouldn’t do that for all the(...)