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"The joy music brings Karen inspired me to set it up": Williams Syndrome summer camp coming to Limerick
The camp will bring together 80 young people from Ireland and other countries around Europe.
This Mayo man has walked over 1000km around Ireland barefoot - and he's not finished yet
Eamonn Keaveney has been walking barefoot around Ireland’s coast to raise money for Pieta house.
Discussing tough guys, their moms and Irish mammies with director Ken Wardrop spoke to director Ken Wardrop about Mom and Me, which will be in cinemas on 15 July.
Team Ireland are on their way to the Quidditch World Cup
It’s all about that golden snitch…
Helplessness, drug addiction and disbelief: An evening on a soup run for the homeless went on a soup run with the Dublin Simon Community.
Stuck for weekend plans? Here are six things happening around Ireland to keep you busy
Something for the weekend…
Airline bosses meet to try stop 'chaos' over air traffic control strikes
Another eight strikes have been announced in Italy and Portugal.
Ryanair cancels 166 flights (including 12 in Dublin) over French strike action
Some 30,000 customers will have their flights cancelled tomorrow.
Irish cancer survivor breaks world record for fastest 5km on crutches
Nikki Bradley beat the previous record by 5 minutes and 32 seconds.
Dublin Airport homecoming planned for Irish team today
They are due to arrive at 3.20pm and will be welcomed home by Ministers Shane Ross and Patrick O’Donovan.
How does it feel to pitch to Richard Branson for €1.2m? This Irish company is about to find out...
Foodcloud’s Iseult Ward is among six finalists who will pitch to the Virgin Group founder for a share of the €1.2 million prize.
Malicious and cruel: what drives someone to poison a dog?
After the case of deliberate poisoning in Dublin this week, delves into such incidents and why they happen.
Sick of Brexit talk? Here are 6 events happening around Ireland to take your mind off it
Something different…
Fancy having your portrait drawn by three robots called Paul in Dublin?
The opportunity is part of a new exhibition at Dublin’s Science Gallery.
"There's a wider story beyond the marriage equality referendum": The new exhibition that's showcasing 40 years of LGBT activism
From civil partnerships to rights for transgender people, this roadshow is looking at the bigger picture in Ireland.
As Dublin Pride kicks off, we look back at some LGBT landmark moments in Ireland
Tonie Walsh, curator of the Irish Queer Archive, reflects on some of the defining moments of the LGBT movement.
This 11-year-old girl from Dublin built a robot that can solve a Rubik's cube
Katie Reilly’s robot, a winner at the CoderDojo awards, can solve a Rubik’s cube in minutes.
Sitdown Sunday: Why did a man travel 200 miles to die on a hillside near Manchester?
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
"We weren’t evil; we weren’t bad. We were just a normal family": The Enfield Haunting
A look at the famous poltergeist case that inspired the Conjuring 2.
Irish cancer survivor to attempt world record for fastest 5km - on crutches
Nikki Bradley has already climbed Mount Errigal in January and an Icelandic glacier in February.
No weekend plans? Here are seven interesting things to do from around the country
Living for the weekend…
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Remembering Jo Cox: Labour MP, social activist, mum-of-two and boat dweller
Jo Cox died this afternoon after she was shot twice and stabbed outside a library near Leeds.
This week's vital property news: Ireland is one of the fastest growing property markets in the world
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
"That's me!": Donegal student hears about himself during Irish listening exam
A great day for the parish…
Taoiseach says men who beat women are not 'macho' and should be ashamed
Women’s Aid received 22,341 reports of domestic abuse against women and children in 2015.
Nutty gizzards, free readings and bus tours: Here's your Bloomsday 2016 event guide
We look at the events celebrating James Joyce’s Ulysses, running from today until Thursday.
Sitdown Sunday: What happened to America's most liberated woman?
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
Bluegrass music and island adventures: Here are six interesting things to do this weekend
It’s summer. Let’s get out there!
This week's vital property news: Social housing has been given a €680 million budget
Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.
'There's nowhere to have any form of normal life': The pressures facing Ireland's homeless children
The overall number of homeless children in the capital doubled in the past year – with 1,616 children now in emergency accommodation.
Sitdown Sunday: The secrets behind New York's mass graves
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
From Doolin to Bali: Check out these breathtaking shots from Irish photographers
From a low springtime sun over a Clare village, to burnished sandscapes MUCH further afield…
For when Bloom ends, here are 11 of Ireland's permanent gardens and parks to check out
Escape the concrete jungle…
Exams are marathons not sprints - here are five ways to keep yourself healthy
School days definitely aren’t the best days of your life during exams…