David King

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 Pre-school teacher Mick Kenny joins the fun at a children’s shaving foam party in the Community Creche, Urlingford. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

It’s hard to think of a profession now where it’s perfectly acceptable to suggest it’s not a suitable job for a woman. After all, there’s equality le(...)

The new Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing hypercar, with the snappy name AMRB 001: yours for a snip under €3 million

Aston Martin has taken the covers off its £2.5 million (€2.9 million) m “hypercar”, revealing for the first time the most expensive road car in Britis(...)

Wexford’s Paul Morris celebrates after scoring a goal in the All-Ireland SHC Round 1 Qualifier against Offaly at  Innovate Wexford Park. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Wexford 1-21 Offaly 1-13 The GAA avoided another major embarrassment as the penalty goal that never was became the main talking point of Wexford’s (...)

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has approved a research application from the Francis Crick Institute to use new ‘gene editing’ techniques on human embryos. Photograph: Getty

Scientists in Britain have been give the go-ahead to edit the genes of human embryos for research, using a technique that some say could eventually be(...)

Laois manager Séamus Plunkett and top scorer Zane Keenan celebrate at the end of the Leinster SHC quarter-final against Offaly at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise. Photo: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Laois 29 Offaly 21 Laois manager Séamus ‘Cheddar’ Plunkett played down any effect his resignation and return may have had on his side’s performance (...)

‘In a way “Hallelujah” should not have such massive popular appeal. After all, the music and the lyrics go against the contemporary grain.’ Above, Leonard Cohen. Photograph:  Graham Denholm/WireImage

Leonard Cohen’s song Hallelujah hit the headlines again recently when Fr Ray Kelly’s custom-made cover version for a wedding in Meath went viral. In a(...)

In the first week of January last year I placed an €80 bet that 2013 would be among the top 10 hottest years since global records began in 1850. The o(...)

High tide at Clontarf, Dublin, last  Friday. “The impact of sea-level rise will be most apparent in the major cities of Cork, Limerick, Dublin and Galway.”  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Storms at sea are nothing new, but to be battered by them repeatedly over a short period of time as Ireland and Britain have been in recent days is re(...)

The main greenhouse gas blamed for global warming averaged 400.03 parts per million at a monitoring station on Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano yesterday. Image NOAA

The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surpassed 400 parts per million for the first time since measurements began, breaching a (...)

Pope Francis washes the foot of a prisoner at Casal del Marmo youth prison in Rome yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Osservatore Romano

With yet another of the many symbolic gestures that have marked this initial phase of his pon(...)

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