Special Report: Bringing them all back home - the crisis flights through the coronavirus pandemic

Special Report: Bringing them all back home - the crisis flights through the coronavirus pandemic

Special Report: The coronavirus pandemic sparked huge diplomatic and consular efforts to fly home Irish people from all corners of the globe, writes Neil Michael

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Special Report: An Irish Nurse in the UK - ‘I don’t want to think about it too much because I feel the anger building in me’

Special Report: An Irish Nurse in the UK - ‘I don’t want to think about it too much because I feel the anger building in me’

Speaking anonymously, an Irish-born nurse describes the heartbreak of working in a London ICU, and expresses her anger at the UK government for ignoring the early ...

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Special Report:  All the lonely people -  lockdown living

Special Report: All the lonely people - lockdown living

Two months into social distancing and lockdown and virtual hugging of grandchildren, the cracks are starting to show.

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Testing times: The science of fighting Covid-19

Testing times: The science of fighting Covid-19

It has been a baptism of fire for the Chief Medical Scientist of Microbiology at St Vincent's University Hospital (SVUH) in Dublin.

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Special Report: Saving lives by the second from the silent killer

Special Report: Saving lives by the second from the silent killer

Gerry Wyse was at home in Douglas on a sunny Saturday afternoon when the call came through from Cork University Hospital - a 17-year-old boy, Roger Timon, was on ...

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Special report: Missing the little things of 'normal' life during Covid-19

Special report: Missing the little things of 'normal' life during Covid-19

Michael Moynihan talks to five people about what they miss from ‘normal’ life during the Covid crisis

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The curse of the Kennedy family strikes again

The curse of the Kennedy family strikes again

Best-selling author James Patterson reveals the tragedies and scandals that continue to befall American’s most famous dynasty

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Personal Insights ... The fly fisherman who changed my life on beautiful Lough Carra

Personal Insights ... The fly fisherman who changed my life on beautiful Lough Carra

While the kettle grew cold and the embers died fly fisherman, Anthony Baggott, listened and learned to the stranger at the camp fire and learned more in an hour ...

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Immersive read: Biodiversity-friendly gardens: for a healthier planet and a healthier youThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Immersive read: Biodiversity-friendly gardens: for a healthier planet and a healthier you

Every biodiversity-friendly garden is a step towards a healthier planet and a healthier you

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Special report: Seven key areas for any prospective programme for government

Special report: Seven key areas for any prospective programme for government

Ireland, and the world, was a different place on February 9.

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Special report: Cork's business community gear up for phase one of Covid-19 reopening plan

Special report: Cork's business community gear up for phase one of Covid-19 reopening plan

On Monday morning phase one of the government's road map to ease Covid-19 restrictions will begin. To mark this first step towards normalisation, Pádraig ...

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Personal Insights: 'Staying safe' in the next stage of Covid-19 crisis will be our greatest challenge

Personal Insights: 'Staying safe' in the next stage of Covid-19 crisis will be our greatest challenge

Reader, Máiréad Ni Chiarba, senses an air of complacency among her friends around the Covid-19 restrictions and that's why she believes society is ...

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UCC IGNITE: Igniting the next generation of Irish entrepreneurs

UCC IGNITE: Igniting the next generation of Irish entrepreneurs

The IGNITE programme at UCC, which nurtures startups from ideas to commercial reality, has supported 100-plus new start-ups since its inception.

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Special Report: Pub Crisis - Rural publicans fear reopening before vaccine is in place

Special Report: Pub Crisis - Rural publicans fear reopening before vaccine is in place

Ireland's pubs have suffered significantly as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.In a special report, Sean O'Riordan speaks to some Cork and Kerry publicans about the ...

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Special Report: Ghosts of Arms Trial haunt Fianna Fáil half a century later

Special Report: Ghosts of Arms Trial haunt Fianna Fáil half a century later

Political Editor Daniel McConnell looks back at a plot that shook the Irish political system to its core

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'When they're gone, they're gone' - tragedy in the Irish fishing industry

'When they're gone, they're gone' - tragedy in the Irish fishing industry

The fishing community in a Co Wexford village has had a tragic relationship with the sea, writes Neil Michael.

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Special Report: Challenging time for youths who have the health of the planet on their minds

Special Report: Challenging time for youths who have the health of the planet on their minds

The majority of young people want Irish leaders to grasp opportunities that the Covid-19 crisis provides and tackle climate change a survey has found, writes Padraig ...

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Special Report - Headwrecker: How the youth of Ireland are faring amid the Covid-19 crisis

Special Report - Headwrecker: How the youth of Ireland are faring amid the Covid-19 crisis

They’re the forgotten cohort, a generation also cocooning, also locked away for the past month, but largely absent from the national conversation.

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Personal Insights: A cancer diagnosis at 16 is just not in life's script

Personal Insights: A cancer diagnosis at 16 is just not in life's script

In our latest Personal Insights, Fiona Cooney, reflects on what was a defining moment in her life.

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Special Report: How accommodating asylum seekers turned into a billion-euro industry

Special Report: How accommodating asylum seekers turned into a billion-euro industry

The lucrative business of direct provision has been mired in controversy and criticised by human rights groups, Political Correspondents Aoife Moore and Paul Hosford ...

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Setting a low bar in the Oval Office

Setting a low bar in the Oval Office

Two previous presidents, Ulysses S Grant and Warren Harding, were ill-suited to the role and left a tarnished legacy behind, writes Pádraig Hoare

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Personal Insights: Irish are shining a 'kindly light' in London's Soho Square This story is enriched with multi-media content

Personal Insights: Irish are shining a 'kindly light' in London's Soho Square

In our our latest Personal Insights we publish a submission we received from an elderly resident of London who, on seeing the kindness shown by an Irish priest and ...

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Personal Insights: Cork couple travelling world reveal how Covid-19 reaffirmed faith in humanity

Personal Insights: Cork couple travelling world reveal how Covid-19 reaffirmed faith in humanity

Young Cork couple, Seán Noonan and Judy Walsh, were in the middle of a global travel adventure when they became stranded in Martinique during the Coronavirus ...

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Can remote working rejuvenate rural Ireland?

Can remote working rejuvenate rural Ireland?

The building of digital hubs in community centres and the future prospect of working from home could help rejuvenate rural communities.

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Pádraig Hoare: Trump is the party now

Pádraig Hoare: Trump is the party now

The Republican Party as we knew it is dead. It is now the party of Donald Trump - it just took almost 60 years to get there, writes Pádraig Hoare.

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Personal Insights: We can and will emerge from this crisis kinder and more unified

Personal Insights: We can and will emerge from this crisis kinder and more unified

The ingenuity, passion and drive that has been seen across Ireland in recent weeks is a wonder to behold. Irish Examiner reader and writing enthusiast Maura O’Shea ...

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Trócaire in Honduras: Everyday crisis forces people into the hands of ‘coyotes’

Trócaire in Honduras: Everyday crisis forces people into the hands of ‘coyotes’

Thousands of people in Honduras leave their homes each month and trek thousands of miles across borders seeking a better life. The reasons why they leave are complicated, ...

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Trócaire in Honduras: Murdered ‘because of her struggle, her work, at the hands of business’

Trócaire in Honduras: Murdered ‘because of her struggle, her work, at the hands of business’

In the second of a three-part series focusing on Honduras, Jess Casey travelled to the Central American country with Trocaire where she met the family of the murdered ...

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Trócaire in Honduras: Community is main bulwark against environmental exploitation

Trócaire in Honduras: Community is main bulwark against environmental exploitation

Under the name of development, the Honduras government has exploited much of the country’s rich natural resources, robbing many indigenous people of their ...

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Pádraig Hoare: Will the environment be the beneficiary of Covid-19?

Pádraig Hoare: Will the environment be the beneficiary of Covid-19?

Wildlife roaming the empty streets of the world's busiest cities prompts the question as to whether the pandemic might actually be good for nature and the climate. ...

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How prepared is your county for Covid-19?

How prepared is your county for Covid-19? [INFOGRAPHICS]

Esri Ireland has compiled a range of infographics for every county in Ireland charting their preparedness for the Covid-19 coronavirus.

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'As a school, it’s the least we can do': School Meals programme continues through crisis

'As a school, it’s the least we can do': School Meals programme continues through crisis

The country’s School Meals programme is continuing and demand is greater than ever, says Jess Casey

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Maresa Fagan: Covid-19 numbers suggest picture will only become clear in three weeks

Maresa Fagan: Covid-19 numbers suggest picture will only become clear in three weeks

It will be another three weeks before we have a clearer picture of the extent of Covid-19 in Ireland, according to leading experts, who add that testing will also ...

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