Apprenticeships make good business sense, says decorator honoured by Queen

London Irish decorator Kevin McLoughlin, who was awarded an MBE for his services to training, speaks to us about his commitment to apprenticeships [...]

Tributes paid to one of London’s longest serving GAA stalwarts

Tributes have been paid to Kerryman Sean Corridon who died last week after a short illness [...]

London Irish maths tutor honoured by David Cameron

Colin Hegarty, who works at Preston Manor School in Wembley, is the mastermind behind a useful online tutorial site for secondary and sixth form pupils [...]

Gardai appeal for stolen valuable paintings from Wicklow

The three paintings by Sir John Lavery, Jack B. Yeats and Paul Henry were stolen from a home in Baltinglass last week [...]

Protesters take ‘abortion train’ for termination pills

A group of pro-choice activists boarded a train from Dublin to Belfast to take abortion pills that are illegal in the Republic of Ireland [...]

Boys in green impress in Homeless World Cup campaign

The Homeless World Cup’s aim is to beat homelessness through football, and Team Ireland is organised by the Big Issue Street League [...]

Gothic occupation of Dublin

The Bram Stoker festival in the city saw famous monuments get an eery makeover, as well as a goth v zombie dance-off and literary and theatre workshops [...]

Missing Dublin lecturer found in Cardiff

Dr Matt Wall, a Swansea University lecturer from Templeogue, did not return to his address last Tuesday evening [...]

Ryanair amend insurance confusion on website

Previously, customers would have to trawl through the list of countries to select the imaginative destination of 'Don't Insure Me' [...]

Dublin firefighter to run marathon carrying child’s weight

He is running the Dublin Marathon for a suicide charity and is carrying a mannequin to represent the weight on the shoulders of a depressed child [...]

Mrs Brown statue unveiled in Moore Street market

The statue could rival Molly Malone as Dublin's most famous 'tart with a cart' [...]

Cork school girls named most influential teens

The Young Scientist of the Year winners joined Barack Obama's daughters, New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on the list [...]

Tricycle Theatre evacuated due to fire

The blaze took 90 minutes to contain, as 400 patrons were evacuated as they watched Gone Girl [...]

COMPETITION – Hotel giveaway

We've teamed up with Select Hotels of Ireland to offer you the chance to win 2 nights B&b and one evening meal for two [...]

Irish public service jobs open for 250 graduates

The Irish government has announced 250 graduate roles are to be filled over the next two years to encourage young people to stay in the country [...]

Daniel O’Connell heritage plaque unveiled in London

Ireland's 'Nelson Mandela' honoured with English heritage plaque at site of his former Mayfair home [...]

Bishops reject wider acceptance of gay people

Gay rights groups are disappointed conservative bishops rejected Pope Francis’ proposals for wider acceptance of gay people [...]

In this week’s Irish World

All the content in this week's Irish World - out Wednesday October 22 [...]

What’s with all the elephants in Dublin?

Dublin Zoo are hosting an extravaganza in the city this weekend as part of celebrations for Month of the Elephant [...]

New online archive of Irishmen’s WW1 experiences

Dublin woman Monica Roberts set up a group with her friends to send gifts to Irish servicemen in the Great War and kept all of the responses [...]

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