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The new commander of the International Space Station, Col Douglas Wheelock, included a photograph of Ireland by night which he had previously taken from the window of the ISS.

The former commander of the International Space Station (ISS), Chris Hadfield, set the bar high for his successors when it came to taking an in(...)

The theme of Dublin’s St Patrick’s Day parade is “Let’s Make History”, which will honour, among others, Brian Boru, with the 1,000th anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf, happening next month. Pictured Dessie Brierton as Brian Boru in a commemoration of the battle. Photograph: Joey Cleary

If the public could have their way, Brian O’Driscoll would probably be the grand marshal of the St Patrick’s D(...)

Plenty of the green stuff ready for the weekend. Photograph: David Sleator

St Patrick’s Day usually brings with it the worst of the Irish weather but parade organisers will be quietly (...)

Prof Michael Barry, the clinical lead for the medicines management programme (MMP), said he thought the news about the stroke-prevention drugs had been communicated to GPs. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The HSE’s decision to announce through the media that two new stroke-prevention drugs might have been prescribed in the wrong (...)

Lyndsey and Paul Turner pictured with their daughter, Alice, who they are hoping to enrol on a trial in the United States to treat her neuroblastoma.

The family of a child who is suffering from the rare childhood cancer neuroblastoma is seeking to raise funds for her to receive treatment in t(...)

Davy Stockbrokers suggested the UK had cooled on the Irish export scheme and were instead looking to developing fracking, North Sea gas and nuclear energy. Photograph: Reuters

Plans to export wind energy from Ireland to the UK are unlikely to go ahead before the end of the decade, the Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte (...)

The hops were chosen after a blind testing by the band’s lead singer Bruce Dickinson who counts himself as something of a beer aficionado.

How do you distinguish yourself in a field where hundreds of emerging craft beers are vying for public attention? Two years ago the Brit(...)

Andrew Furlong with his wife Angela and their daughter Andrea speaking to reporters outside Tokyo district court last year. The father of murdered teenager Nicola Furlong said he was outraged by comments made by Paddy Power himself that the company was justified in running a bet on the outcome of the Oscar Pistorius trial  because of the worldwide interest in the case.

Some 50 complaints have been received about the Paddy Power advertisement in relation to the outcome of the Oscar Pistorius trial. The A(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar TD and Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD , are joined by dancers Shauna McCarthy (left) from Ballyfermot, and Lori Hall, Shankill, at the opening of Tourism 2020 at Killiney, Co Dubin, yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A new National Diaspora Centre is to be built recognising the huge number of Irish people who have emigrated through the centuries, it has been(...)

The sea churns under the Baily Lighthouse on Howth Head in Dublin as a walker takes to the beach on Sandymount last December. Photograph: Alan Betson

The winter of 2013-2014 was the wettest on record. Met Éireann has confirmed what many had suspected. The west and sout(...)

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