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Leo Varadkar has denied he broke the law. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

The news that Leo Varadkar leaked a confidential document on a €210 million GP pay deal, as well as the strenuously denied allegation that he broke th(...)

 Paul Howard with his dog, Humphrey, at home in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Worried that he might have been suppressing some things, Paul Howard made it his lockdown project to catalogue what he calls his Larry David Moments, (...)

Ireland’s Andy Townsend, Kevin Sheedy (centre) and Steve Staunton after Sheedy’s equalising goal against England. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Sardinia – in Italy on Monday 11th June? What I had imagined would be a hot, balmy evening started to rain, not the explosive falls you sometimes get (...)

Dana: the demure portrait of itself that theocratic Ireland keeps in the attic

“All kinds of everything remind me of you… snowdrops and daffodils, bits of plywood and zinc, 1980s darts players and bungalows, Triple A Golden Maver(...)

After the Pulitzer award was announced, Dominic Gates said: “Boeing now must not only fix the defects but also fix the culture that produced them.”

An Irish journalist has won the Pulitzer Prize for “groundbreaking” work on the two crashes of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Dominic Gates from Dungan(...)

President Michael D Higgins said the country had lost a “deeply respected, trusted and much loved broadcaster” who had become central to her profession.  Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill

Marian Finucane was remembered as a formidable radio presence who had throughout a decades-long career held the pulse of a nation. Within moments of (...)

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton lifts the Sam Maguire Cup after the victory over Kerry in he All-Ireland SFC Final replay at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

And so this is 2019. And what have you done? Well, we’ve mostly gone to things, written about them and talked endless hours of guff on the back of th(...)

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg holds a placard reading “School strike for the climate”. Photograph: Hanna Franzen/TT News Agency/AFP/Getty Images

Well, that was quite something. The 2010s it was called. I was a different man at the start of it, listening to California Gurls by Katy Perry, contem(...)

Gay Byrne with his portrait in the National Gallery of Ireland in 2000. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Even when he left us, Gay Byrne commanded the airwaves like no other. It was 2.45pm on Monday when Joe Duffy, having noted the time and date in sombre(...)

David McRedmond, pictured in 2013 during his period as TV3 chief executive, said ‘I think I probably should have gotten an interview’ for the RTÉ director-general role.  File image: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The chief executive of An Post said the semi-state company would have gone into examinership had the price of a stamp not increased two years ago. Da(...)

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