Darragh Greene was in Dublin Airport when the world turned on its axis. The Longford swimmer and the rest of the senior national squad were in departures, poised to fly out to a meet in Scotland, when the acting Taoiseach delivered his address — and everything changed utterly, writes
Rosemarie Gallagher, 61, was driving her convertible car when it glanced off a tree, crashed into a stone wall and railings, before it collided with the deceased man Benjamin Renard.
Nicola Greene resorted to using a tape measure to show how much her stomach bloated when she ate out at Christmas parties. The dress she wore on the way out would no longer fit comfortably when she came home because her stomach sometimes swelled by up to six inches.
Eight novels from Ireland are among 156 books nominated by libraries around the world for the 2020 International Dublin Literary Award. The €100,000 award is the world’s most valuable prize for a single work of fiction published in English.
Drugs strategy minister Catherine Byrne has said she is “disappointed and frustrated” at the further delay in implementing the Government's decision to introduce a supervised injecting facility.