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An anonymity order was not sought in the case brought by Philomena Lee, who was sent to the Sean Ross Abbey Mother and Baby Home in Roscrea, Co Tipperary, when she became pregnant aged 18. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Lawyers for seven women challenging the final report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes are in correspondence with the Sta(...)

Tale of bringing home a white mouse. Photograph: iStock

The MV Innisfallen plied between Cork and Fishguard in Wales, a journey I made as a child every June or July during the 1950s. My parents had moved to(...)

Brian O’Driscoll dives over the line to score a try for the of the British and Irish Lions during the first Test against Australia at the Gabba in Brisbane in June 2001. Photograph: David Rogers/Allsport

These have been grim times for everybody, but some people had the good fortune to cope with the various lockdowns better than others. For young parent(...)

A computer-generated image of DB Schenker’s proposed new facility at the Liffey Business Campus in Leixlip, Co  Kildare

German-headquartered logistics provider DB Schenker has acquired 14.2 acres of land at the Liffey Business Campus in Leixlip, Co Kildare for a new lo(...)

The State set up the escrow account in 2018 to hold €14.3 billion of alleged back-taxes and interest that the European Commission ordered it to collect from Apple.

The value of the Ireland Apple Escrow Fund fell by €36 million to €13.98 billion last year as the portfolio took another hit from negative interest ra(...)

Ireland will open their Under-20 Six Nations campaign against Scotland at cardiff Arms Park on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

15 Jamie Osborne Age: 19 Height: 6’ 3” Weight: 96kgs (15st 1lbs) Club: Naas RFC School: Naas CBS Province: Leinster The underage international made h(...)

More than 100 S&P 500 companies have rewritten bonus plans for executives as a result of the pandemic.

Executive bonuses in the US have received record low support from investors this year after boardroom moves to loosen performance targets during the p(...)

A Priest and a group of English officers gather around Napoleon’s coffin of after his death on the island of St Helena, in May, 1821. Photograph: General Photographic Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty

On May 5th, 1821, at 5.49pm, Napoleon died on the island of St Helena in the mid-Atlantic, most likely of stomach cancer. He was just 51 but had live(...)

 Sean Ross Abbey in Roscrea, Tipperary,  a mother and baby home  from 1930 to 1970. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Damning testimonies from anguished women who lived in mother and baby homes are not confined to the last century. After the reformist Lady Arbella Den(...)

Ireland women’s coach Adam Griggs working with the squad at Donnybrook in advance of the Italy clash. “Top-three finish was our target,” said Griffin, “and that is in our grasp.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland v Italy, Donnybrook, 12pm – (live on RTÉ Two) There has been a Groundhog Day feeling in the build-up to this Six Nations third-place play-of(...)

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