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Tessie Carroll for 60 years wheeled her pram full of clothes and bric a brac from her Hill Street home to her pitch at the flea market on  Cumberland Street North.

Veteran Dublin street trader Tessie Carroll had “an amazing sense of humour, a big heart and an infectious laugh”, her funeral has heard. The 88-year(...)

A man  lays flowers this week at a shrine in Tuam, Co Galway, erected in memory of up to 800 children  buried at the site of the mother and baby home there. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

The women and children who suffered in mother and baby homes were “abandoned by their church”, a Cork priest has said during Sunday Mass. Fr Colin D(...)

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan:  “There is no group who should feel the public health advice does not apply to them. It is only if we act together that we can keep ourselves, our loved ones and health and social care facilities safe.”  Photograph: Collins

A further 13 deaths of patients with Covid-19 have been reported by the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet), bringing to 2,608 the total num(...)

London’s Piccadilly Circus in the 1950s.  When Mary arrived in the city from rural Co Roscommon, pregnant and with her fiance, it was the first time either had ever been abroad. He soon left her and her unborn son to fend for themselves. Photograph: iStock.

Her name was Mary, and she was with child. It was the 1950s when she arrived in London with her fiancé. They had left Ireland because of her pregnanc(...)

A woman is vaccinated in the new Covid-19 vaccination centre in Slagelse, Denmark. Photograph: Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty

HSE chief executive Paul Reid is an avid soccer fan. On Thursday he said Irish people may feel like the country is 5-1 down in the Covid-19 battle but(...)

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi holds the signed article of impeachment after the US House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

Democrats in the House of Representatives made good on their vows to impeach Donald Trump for a historic second time on Wednesday in the wake of last (...)

Íde B O’Carroll is from Lismore, Co Waterford. She  is an adjunct professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Íde B O’Carroll, PhD, is from Lismore, Co Waterford. She lives in the United States, where she is an adjunct professor at the University of Massachuse(...)

Norman Houston joined the civil service at the height of the Troubles. Photograph: Northern Ireland Bureau

Tributes have been paid to Norman Houston, one of Northern Ireland’s most senior civil servants who played a key role in representing Northern Ireland(...)

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On Thursday, the people of Uganda will cast their ballots in that country’s 2021 presidential election. The incumbent, President Yoweri Museveni, is a(...)

 Liam Reilly’s signature hat lies beside his coffin in a hearse outside St  Joseph’s Redemptorist Church, Dundalk, Co Louth. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Mourners lined the route from singer-songwriter Liam Reilly’s home in Dundalk on Thursday as his funeral cortege passed to St Joseph’s Redemptorist Ch(...)

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