Patrick Freyne

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Pope Francis waves as he leaves after attending the Festival of Families at Croke Park during his visit to Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters

Martin Taylor is among a large group of volunteers who have been recruited to circle the pitch in Croke Park waving flags from around the world as an (...)

“When I awoke deep in the night to see an abnormally large blue moth soundlessly flying around my side of the bed, I presumed it was real.”

For the past couple of months, I’ve returned to childhood every night before bed, anticipating visits from monsters and other freakish creatures, and (...)

All changed, changed utterly: many companies no longer want to invest in expensive long-term employees with pensions and workers’ rights

Robots! The robots are coming Automation will, according to a recent World Economic Forum report, destroy five million jobs across 15 developed nati(...)

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall meet fishmonger Pat O’Connell as they visit the English Market. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images.

We’re getting used to royal visits now. Nevertheless when Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall turn up at Cork’s English Market at 10.30 th(...)

Ed Sheeran is the type of man who croons sweet songs to a lady lover until she shouts “Jesus Ed, I’m trying to sleep.” Photograph: Reuters/Hannah McKay

There has been a lot of talk recently about masculinity and male role models so I have decided to use recent news headlines to examine all seven kinds(...)

Shakespeare - what a lightweight!

Be interested in things. Study things you are interested in. This is basically how to “cheat” at college. It’s easier to learn things if you they’re t(...)

Yannis Varoufakis: ‘You [Irish] are such a weird and wonderful people.’ File image: EPA/Marta Perez

Is President Trump going to be allowed to fire nukes and end the world? No, according to former presidential adviser and apparent deep-state operative(...)

 Irish Times journalists won seven awards at the NewsBrands Ireland Journalism Awards. From left: Patrick Freyne;  Ciara Kenny; Ruadhan Mac Cormaic;  Malachy Clerkin;  Conor Lally; David Labanyi and  Fintan O’Toole, Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Irish Times led the way at the 2017 NewsBrands Ireland Journalism awards, with journalists from the newspaper winning seven awards, more than any (...)

The October bank holiday weekend is one of the busiest for events, as a rake of festivals make a last-minute pitch for your entertainment pocket. Both(...)

This year’s awards span 25 categories, ranging from business and politics to showbiz and sport

The Irish Times has received more nominations than any other newspaper in the shortlist for this year’s national Journalism Awards, with more than twi(...)

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