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Jack  Dorsey (43) joins a growing list of celebrities, world leaders and technologists who are earmarking some portion of their wealth to fighting the spread of the coronavirus and its effects.  Photo: Getty Images

Jack Dorsey, chief executive of Twitter and Square, said he planned to donate $1 billion (€920 million), or just under a third of his total wealth, to(...)

Brian Deady, in remote  Andalusia: ‘I didn’t really plan a move at all; it just kind of happened.’

As places to shelter from a global pandemic go, you could do worse than a cave house in remote Andalusia. Lately, Brian Deady has been spending his da(...)

A cinema in Shenyang in China is sprayed with disinfectant as it prepared to reopen in March: all cinemas in China are now closed again. Photograph: STR/AFP via Getty Images.

On the sides of the ghost buses now hurtling through Dublin, you can still see posters for A Quiet Place Part II, one of dozens of films to have their(...)

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The speed with which the shutdown progressed is staggering. It is just over two weeks since Universal Studios announced that No Time to Die, the 25th (...)

Louise Ferguson, community co-ordinator at the Larder food bank in East Belfast. Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker

For many of Belfast’s homeless who depend on services that are stretched to breaking point in normal times, the Covid-19 virus threatens not just serv(...)

Ahead of International Women’s Day on march 8th, Róisín Ingle askED 20 women and men for their ideas on how make Ireland a better, fairer place (...)

A woman wearing a facemask amid fears of the spread of Covid-19 walks past a poster for the James Bond movie No Time to Die. Its release has been delayed to November. Photograph: Mladen Antonov/AFP

As concerns grow about the effect of the coronavirus on cultural and sporting events, it has been announced that No Time to Die, the 25th James Bond f(...)

Mature students account for almost 10 per cent of enrolments in higher education. Photograph: iStock

I went into the workforce after leaving school at 18. Now in my early 30s, I have applied for a degree as a mature student but am not sure if I can af(...)

 Director Martin Scorsese  on the red carpet during a  photocall for the premiere of  The Irishman at la Cinematheque in Paris on October 17th, 2019. Photograph:   Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images

Ballots for the coming Academy Awards are still being tabulated but it already seems clear – this will not be Netflix’s year. The streaming giant wil(...)

All the parties want to spend more on hospitals, but also more on primary care and GPs. And they want to cut a variety of patient charges. Photograph: PA

Health is supposed to be one of the key battlegrounds in the election campaign, but there is a large degree of unanimity in the different party manife(...)

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