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Biology teacher Sinead Reilly from O’Connell School in Dublin playing ‘guess the organ’ during a ‘blood and guts’ demonstration with pupils from Dublin 7 Educate Together National School in Grangegorman. as part of  Schools Science Day. Photograph: Kevin O’Sullivan

The Dumbledore method of turning water to wine, blood and guts in the form of a pig’s organs clearly impressed the young audience at Schools Science D(...)

President of the European Court of Auditors Klaus-Heiner Lehne. The court said the State was on course to achieve its  2025   broadband targets

Ireland is not the only EU state struggling to resolve the problem of rural broadband, representatives of the European Court of Auditors have said. T(...)

Women draw tickets during the Irish Hospitals Sweep Hurdle draw (sweepstakes) at Ballsbridge in Dublin in January 1986.Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Margaret Thatcher told Peter Mandelson “you can’t trust the Irish; they’re all liars”. That was a bit harsh, maybe. But we’re certainly not above the (...)

From the “Cornameeltha: Portrait of an Irish Townland and its People” exhibition at the Boyle Arts Festival. Photographs: Tony Murphy

A photographic exhibition featuring the people, landscape and buildings of the small townland of Cornameeltha in Co Roscommon has opened as part of th(...)

The Government has nominated a number of senior judges to positions, though two vacancies on the Supreme Court remain outstanding. It has also nomin(...)

Jean Scales who lives in Luton: “We did not get the right information when we were voting. They should have told us what would happen.” Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

Belfast-born Jean Scales is one of many volunteers who help out each day at the Luton Irish Forum – a body that was set up to help ageing Irish immigr(...)

Grey is the default neutral for bathroom decor

Bathrooms are a true barometer of the economy, fashion, taste and the mood of the nation. There was the post-war austerity of the 1950s (cold linoleum(...)

The audience at a debate last week organised by the London Irish Business Society

As the bingo cards and markers are put away in the early afternoon, chat in a Luton-Irish forum turns to Brexit. Richard Coogan, originally from How(...)

Independent Alliance TD Shane Ross said: “We are totally and utterly different from any other body or entity in Irish politics.” File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Leading Independent Alliance TD Shane Ross has said Sinn Féin would need to undergo a “Pauline conversion to democracy” before his group could support(...)

‘Golden Setter and a Pointer’ by Jean Charles Renaud (€4,000-€6,000) at Sheppard’s Irish Auction House, Durrow, Co Laois

Forthcoming Auctions Sunday (October 18th) Matthews Auction Rooms “Annual Absolutely No Reserve Clearance Auction” at 2pm in The Old Transport (...)

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