The anti-water charges campaign has crossed the Atlantic after six Irish holidaymakers took advantage of an in-store promotion to have a message to the Taoiseach flashed up in New York’s Time Square.


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A protester bleeds from his face as he tries to stop a group of taxi drivers from trying to remove the barricades which are blocking off main roads, near a line of riot police at an occupied area, in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)



We need milk law legislation to really protects mothers and babies

830,000 babies die every year because they weren’t even breast-fed for an hour



Ottawa gunman a 'petty criminal who recently converted to Islam'

A masked gunman who killed a soldier at Canada’s war memorial and stormed parliament before being shot dead by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms was an Islamic convert, it has emerged.


Team Juncker clears hurdle

Team Juncker roared past the finishing post in the European Parliament, right on schedule, promising to present a €300 billion plan for investment, growth and jobs within six weeks.

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From the Big Smoke to the smell of the turf: Paul D'alton on returning to Ireland

Fashion & Beauty

Oscar de la Renta: Tributes to the man who styled first ladies, socialites, and stars

Food & Drink

Chefs reveal what they keep in their fridgeBy Joe McNamee

Health & Life

Mental health manual, a must-have tool for parents of teenagersBy Rita de Brun

Home & Interiors

Bask in reflected glory with a quality mirrorBy Carol O’Callaghan


Walt Disney made dreams come true for south-west tourismBy Donal Hickey

Arts, Books, Films & TV

Portraits of great paintings: Irish authors take inspiration from the greats


Walk of the Week: Stepping out in the footsteps of Finbarr at Gougane Barra, Co Cork