A recent picture of some of the original members of the deaf community who partook in a historic march in 1971 to protest the killing of former schoolmate, Eamon McDevitt.

Eamon McDevitt play aims to give voice to deaf community

The tragic story of the shooting of Eamon McDevitt by the British army in 1971, and its impact on the ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Why are we ok with the great Irish rip-off?

Directory enquiry calls may be expensive, but consumers here pay a lot more for other things too, writes ...

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Irish children were hot commodities - kidnapped and sold as servants; stripped of their clothing; used as cheap labour.

A history of child abuse in Ireland

The mistreatment of children is not new in Ireland, writes Aileen Lee. In the 18th and 19th centuries ...

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Former Tory MP and now New York housewife Louise Mensch compared overweight women to alcoholics.

OPINION: Body of evidence shows women targeted again by sexism

Bigger girls should not need the ‘Fatkini Movement’ to embolden them to proudly don bikinis, ...

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Jimmy and Susan O'Kane from Co Meath have four children (from left, Molly (14), Alex (12), James (7), Emma (3) and Molly (14).

Support for children with Down syndrome helps child and parents thrive

Raising a child with Down syndrome is not without its highs and lows — with parents saying that ...

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Kinsale: A town that harbours a rich maritime history

Very few Irish destinations have had the dramatic history of Kinsale. Dan McCarthy looks ...

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Golfer Rory McIlroy is playing his best since splitting from Caroline Wozniacki.

FATAL ATTRACTION: When the love become toxic

These celebrities are a case in point, says Paula Burns

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The Wizard of Oz - Dark side of the rainbow

As a 3D version is released to celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, Ed Power ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Hacked Hollywood: The prying game as hackers lay bare female stars’ photo secrets

The recent leak of nude photos of Hollywood actresses is the work of ‘grubbly little misogynists’ ...

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The long and the short of the beard

Bad news for men with beards – a new survey has found that their attractiveness may fade as ...

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Weight-loss surgery saves lives

Obese people who go under the knife to lose weight are not motivated by vanity, but by a desperate ...

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This much I know: Jack L, Songwriter and Musician

I was always obsessed with music because I could sing.

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Two friends with differing views on Scottish independence travel Britain

Two friends, divided by their views on Scottish independence, travel the length of Britain. But will ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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11 spy movies to shake you and stir you

With the release this week of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s last film ‘A Most Wanted Man’, ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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From left: Ellen Hutchins' resting place at Ardnagashel on the shores of Bantry Bay; Agnes Clerke has a cup-shaped crater bearing her name close to where Apollo 17 landed on the Moon; and Cynthia Longfield had a species of dragonfly called after her.

The Cork scientists who were snubbed by sexism

The Ballylickey botanist; the Skibbereen astronomer; the Cloyne caterpillar collector, Madame Dragonfly. ...

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The Scottish Parliament Building illuminated at night

Tide turning for Scottish bravehearts disillusioned with Westminster

Despite fear of change, Scottish people are disillusioned with Westminster and believe it’s time ...

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National Collective founding member Euan Campbell, 26, is a student and musician from Edinburgh. Campbell, says he has always felt a divide between his experience of Scottish culture and the national identity portrayed in the media.

Taking on the tartan monster of Scottish national identity

Independence campaigners are are using their creative talents to forge a new national identity, writes ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Lynn Barber's memoir, 'A Curious Career', is a roll call of famous names she has interviewed, from Salvador Dali to Jimmy Saville and Boris Johnson.

Lynn Barber on interviewing skills and asking Jimmy Savile that question

Journalist Lynn Barber tells Richard Fitzpatrick why interviewers shouldn’t be afraid to look stupid ...

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Aoife Whitford (front) project manager with Le Chéile Mentoring and Youth Justice Support Services.

New programme making a world of difference for young people's confidence

Aoife Whitford is building youngsters’ self confidence by encouraging them to help solve the problems ...

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Paul D'Alton learns shepherding with Megan the sheepdog.Picture: Ray Ryan

International Sheepdog Trials: Every sheepdog has its day...

Ahead of the international trials in Ireland, Paul D’Alton goes sheep-herding with Con McGarry ...

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