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Rosaleen Linehan photographed by Damien Eagers

Even after more than 60 years on the stage, Rosaleen Linehan feels nervous before a show. She tells Róisín Ingle about gearing up for her new produ(...)

Illustration: Alan Clarke

I’ve been around a few corners in my time. I’ve seen a lot of things. And yet even I’m still capable of being shocked. Like, for instance, when I walk(...)

Lily Collison, co-author with Kara Buckley of Pure Grit: “Physical disability is very common and is likely to affect your life, one day, even if it hasn’t yet.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

I’m running late for a Zoom meeting with Lily Collison to discuss Pure Grit, the book she has co-written with her friend Kara Buckley about 19 extraor(...)

Friday, July 23rd: the glow of the fire above our house. Photograph: Jim Ryan

Jim Ryan, who is from Blackrock in Co Dublin, moved to Canada in 1980. For most of that time he has lived in the small British Columbia town(...)

Initiative comes as commercial and development banks, under pressure from large investors, pull back from financing new power plants in order to meet climate targets. Photograph: iStock

Financial firms including British insurer Prudential, lenders Citi and HSBC and BlackRock Real Assets are devising plans to speed the closure of Asia(...)

Just 40 per cent of 32 coastal areas surveyed were deemed clean to “European norms”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Fewer than half of the State’s beaches and harbours have been deemed clean, but the situation is getting better, according to an annual survey publish(...)

The Irish Rugby 7’s squad. Back row, from left: Gavin Mullin, Adam Leavy, Jack Kelly, Harry McNulty, Terry Kennedy, Jordan Conroy, Bryan Mollen. Front row, from left, Hugo Lennox, Foster Horan, Billy Dardis, Mark Roche, Greg O’Shea and Ian Fitzpatrick. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Jordan Conroy Jordan Conroy. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile Age: 27 Position: Winger Club: Buccaneers The flying winger d(...)

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(...)

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