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Karen Underwood said she was angry about the request and that it would not have been asked of a heterosexual married couple

Irish Rail has apologised to a married lesbian couple after they were asked for proof of their marriage or civil partnership to buy tickets. Mary McN(...)

Aer Lingus also operates a daily non-stop service to San Francisco

United Airlines has announced a new year-round daily non-stop service between Dublin and San Francisco. The new route, which will commence in early J(...)

Harvey Weinstein leaves Manhattan Criminal Court, using a walker, following a hearing on Wednesday. Photograph: Getty

A $25 million (€22.5 million) settlement to end nearly every sexual misconduct lawsuit brought against Harvey Weinstein and his former film studio’s b(...)

‘We’d be surrounded by death every week,’ says funeral director David McGowan. ‘It’s normal’

Blessed with a naturally sympathetic face, and a soft, consoling, baritone voice, David McGowan makes for an effortlessly reassuring figure. That’s j(...)

Doireann Markham from Ballinlough, Co Roscommon now lives in Chicago. ‘Get thee to Firecakes Donuts for the sugar bump to beat that afternoon slump’
Welcome to my place . . . Chicago
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  • December 8, 2019, 06:01

Doireann Markham is from Ballinlough, Co Roscommon. After graduating from UCD, she went to Chicago on the J1 work and travel visa, to experience life (...)

The Custom House next to the River LIffey in Dublin. Photograph: iStock

Dublin has been ranked the worst city in the world to find a place to live for expats in a new study published on Tuesday. Ireland’s capital was in l(...)

Dáirine Ní Mheadhra at the Distillery District in Toronto.

I remember exactly where I was when I felt the first pull of homesickness. I was visiting Ireland in October 2013 and staying at the Morrison Hotel in(...)

Writer Raymond Chandler. Photograph: Ralph Crane//Time Life Pictures/Getty

Raymond Chandler, the quintessential crime writer, master of the noir genre, is remembered as chronicler of the grimy underside of rapidly expanding m(...)

Liath chef and owner Damien Grey on his way into the Michelin star awards for 2020, held in October in London. Photograph: Another Avenue

Chef Damien Grey put his and his wife’s life savings – and a €160,000 loan – on the line to run his own Michelin-starred restaurant “At 12 o’clo(...)

A customs post outside Newry, Co Down. File photograph: Pacemaker

The EU customs union in 1968 abolished tariffs between member states, but it was the introduction of the single market in 1993, based on a common set (...)

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