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‘I saw one child with her head in her phone who was nearly hit by a car. It was a near miss.’ Photograph: iStock

A few months ago, students at St Brogan’s College in the west Cork town of Bandon participated in a survey on their use of digital media and its effec(...)

The Catholic Archbishop of Tuam said Athlone woman Marion Carroll ‘was healed here at Our Lady’s Shrine’ during a visit in September 1989. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Catholic Church has said it formally recognises that a woman was “healed” at Knock 30 years ago. Athlone woman Marion Carroll had claimed she was(...)

Gardaí, ambulance services and local fire services were called to the scene of a serious collision involving a car and a van  shortly after 1am on Monday. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A man in his 30s has died following a road collision in Milltown, Co Galway in the early hours of Monday morning. Gardaí, ambulance services and loc(...)

Pope Francis lights a candle at the Knock Shrine in Co Mayo last year. It is 140 years today since 15 local people said they  saw an apparition of Mary, St Joseph, St John the Evangelist, and a lamb in the village. Photograph: Ciro Fusco/AFP/Getty Images.

It was very wet that evening in Knock on August 21st, 1879, 140 years ago today, when 15 local people saw the apparition of Mary, St Joseph, St John t(...)

Stay with Me, which opens in the Aula Maxima, is a group art exhibition which brings together the work of 20 artists and survivors who felt compelled to create artwork in response initially, to the tragic story of the Tuam Babies. Photograph: Olivia Kelleher/UCC

A new exhibition which seeks to honour and remember all those who suffered in Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries, mother and baby homes, and industrial sch(...)

Labour MP Stella Creasy is to table an amendment to the NI (Executive Formation) Bill seeking to extend access to abortion to Northern Ireland. File photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

A Catholic bishop in Northern Ireland has called on people there to contact their MPs “urgently” to oppose an attempt in the House of Commons on Monda(...)

The bureau was based at the Knock shrine in Co Mayo. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

After 50 years, and claiming credit for almost 1,000 unions, the Knock Marriage Bureau has announced that it has played Cupid for the last time. The (...)

‘It’s easy to do autonomous cars in California or Arizona, where the roads are big, the lane markings are clear, and you have great weather,’ says Cormican

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Valeo, the French vehicle technology supplier, are building up a major hub in the west of Ireland for autonomous vehicle r(...)

A shrine at the site of the Tuam babies graveyard. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/File Photo/Reuters

I recently interviewed Dimitra Trypani, a Greek composer whose work focuses on the wounds, melancholy, confusion, fear and instability that humans inf(...)

St Mary’s mother and baby home in  Tuam: fifth interim report says the burial locations of hundreds of children who died in the State’s homes remain unknown. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/New York Times

Galway County Council has insisted it is fully co-operating with the investigation into the Tuam mother-and-baby home, despite criticism by the commis(...)

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