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Ciara Kiernan (18), who with her sister Sabrina Archbold (25) received a two-year suspended sentence after pleading guilty to assault causing harm. Kiernan was taken to Paris as part of John Lonergan’s Circus. Photograph: Collins Courts

The victim of a vicious assault has spoken about her anger at seeing one of her attackers being “rewarded” with a trip to Paris as part of a RTÉ show.(...)

President Michael D Higgins said: ‘Knowledge of history allows us to debunk myths and challenge inaccuracies as well as expose deliberate amnesia or invented versions of the past.’ Phototograph: Peter Houlihan

Knowledge of history is intrinsic to citizenship, President Michael D Higgins said last night as he stressed the importance of good history teaching.H(...)

Protesters from the  Enough Food For Everyone IF coalition, wearing  giant G8 leaders’ heads, sail in a Viking-style boat close to the Kellyhevlin Hotel, close to the G8 venue of Lough Erne, in Enniskillen. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

A peaceful anti-G8 protest is taking place in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, close to where global leaders are meeting for the annual G8 summit. Campaigne(...)

A creche at the centre of recent controversy over the alleged mistreatment of children is seeking approval for live CCTV monitoring of its faciliti(...)

Let’s talk softly about sex: Tom Dunne. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A few years ago a hit film comedy entitled The 40 Year-Old Virgin chronicled the efforts of a socially awkward middle-aged man, played by Steve Carrel(...)

Moneylenders are careful in their targeting by offering loans to people dependent on social welfare – or those who need it most but can afford it least.

In 1984 Today Tonight, RTÉ’s precursor to Primetime, broadcast a groundbreaking programme on moneylenders which featured a young Joe Little door-stepp(...)

Broadcaster and magazine publisher Norah Casey is to step down from her role co-presenting Newstalk Breakfast for personal reasons.

Broadcaster and magazine publisher Norah Casey is to step down from her role co-presenting Newstalk Breakfast for personal reasons. Ms Casey’s last sh(...)

Savita Halappanavar’s husband Praveen is reportedly not aware that the report into his wife’s death is being published today. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Savita Halappanavar’s husband Praveen was not made aware the Health Service Executive (HSE) clinical review report into his wife’s death is being publ(...)

The news anchors on Greek television channel Net, one of three stations that used to be operated by Greece’s public service broadcaster ERT, were p(...)

James Larkin: There was a question on the 100th anniversary of the Dublin Lockout

More than 12,000 students who sat Leaving Cert history found topics that were expected but searching, say teachers. “There was a nice start to the pap(...)

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