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Top of the world: Michael Darragh Macauley with Sam in hand. File photograph: Inpho

It is almost a decade now since Dublin and Mayo met for a Saturday night league game in Castlebar when the players literally lost one another in a thi(...)

It is expected that the State’s holding in Bank of Ireland will fall to zero by the middle of this year. Photograph: iStock

Irish taxpayers have been eclipsed as Bank of Ireland’s biggest shareholder for the first time in almost 12 years, as the State continued to sell dow(...)

Denisa Zima: ‘The experience that you get is invaluable.’ Photograph: Fintan Clarke.

When deciding what career to pursue after secondary school, Denisa Zima knew that a traditional university or college course was not for her. “I didn’(...)

Aoife Doyle scored two tries in Railway’s win over Blackrock. Photograph: Tom Maher/Inpho

City of Armagh 7 Lansdowne 22 Lansdowne moved within 80 minutes of lifting the Bateman Cup again after ending City of Armagh’s hopes at the semi-fina(...)

According to the 2021 Healthy Ireland survey, almost three out of 10 people  reported that their weight had increased during the pandemic

From heart to eyes, weight, skin, mental health and teeth, the pandemic has affected our bodies significantly From the so-called “Covid stone” t(...)

 John Joyce of Foxford, Co Mayo, is terminally ill with cancer and receiving palliative care: “I thought ‘Okay, I’m dead’. I thought I was gone.” Photograph: Keith Heneghan

John Joyce has lived with dying for more than a decade, since he was first diagnosed with cancer. Today, he is quietly helping to train nursing staff (...)

Most fast-track housing schemes proposed by developers last year breached local or county development plans, according to figures collated by FP Logue Solicitors. Photograph: Alan Betson

Most fast-track housing schemes proposed by developers last year breached local or county development plans, lawyers say. Under the Strategic Housing(...)

Frank Duff’s kindness and bravery would be recognised by a blue plaque placed on the Regina Coeli building. File photograph: The Irish Times

If there was an organisation, founded in Ireland 100 years ago, which now has 10 million members worldwide, you would expect its centenary to attract (...)

‘The idea is that we’re all rich and wealthy with huge cash reserves because most of us are located in Ross O’Carroll-Kelly land.’ Photograph: Eric Luke

When schools shut during the first lockdown in March 2020, they were catapulted into an experiment in remote learning on a massive scale. It was a dau(...)

The Government funded private schools by just over €111 million this year in the form of salaries for teachers, special needs assistants and other supports. Photograph: iStock

Private schools have claimed the State’s policy of providing them with lower levels of funding compared with “free” secondary schools is discriminator(...)

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