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 Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams listens from his table as he is introduced at a fundraiser in New York in 1999. Seated next to Adams is businessman Pat Donaghy, a major donor.

The drink flowed as diners chewed on filet mignon and enjoyed a rousing political speech in between traditional Irish songs performed by a band in on(...)

Children’s charity Barnardos has appealed for people to donate their unwanted Christmas presents. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

In two separate appeals people are being asked to donate unwanted Christmas gifts to the homeless and to children. Dublin’s St Mary’s Pro Cathe(...)

Children who receive drones for Christmas will have to follow existing guidelines, the Irish Aviation Authority has said. Photograph: Getty Images

For kids who unwrap their Christmas presents to find brand new drones, safety may be the last thing on their minds.But that is exactly what the Irish (...)

The cross that was cut down from the top of Carrauntoohil in Co Kerry will be reinstated before Christmas

The cross that was cut down from the top of Carrauntoohil in Co Kerry will be reinstated before Christmas, after a unanimous vote to restore the cross(...)

Grace Sharp, Sarah Hynes and Sarah Nugent with pictures of their children Lilly Joy who lived for four hours, Seán who lived for 48 hours and Isabella who lived for 54 days. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Medical, legal and media professionals have been urged to stop using the term “incompatible with life” to describe unborn children with severe disabil(...)

A woman asked men and women to participate in surveys on gender equality or local eating habits, and pretended to drop a glove on the street.  The study found men’s helpfulness increased when the height of the heels the woman wore increased.

A woman who needs help may be better off if she is wearing high heels, according to Nicolas Guéguen, professor of social psychology at the Université (...)