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The truth about Dan Bilzerian

Dan Bilzerian, the King Of Instagram, has a lifestyle as controversial as it is enticing. He's a playboy and a professional poker player, he hangs …

Street Art by Pablo Delgado

Street Art by Pablo Delgado<p>New miniature paste-ups of images taken from the internet along with painted shadows.<p>Pablo Delgado's scattered miniature …

The Irish time lords unlocking the secrets of our past

Scientists are opening time capsules left by nature that may offer leads on evolution or extraterrestrial life<p>Thu, Sep 5, 2013, 01:00<p>Jurassic Park …

From Moate to Mexico

An Irishman’s Diary on the extraordinary life and surreal art of Leonora Carrington<p>Fri, Sep 6, 2013, 01:00 Updated: Thu, Sep 5, 2013, 18:07<p>‘A first …

Irish overseas volunteering remains strong despite recession

Economic value of volunteer activities abroad equates to €10 million in 2012, study shows<p>Thu, Aug 29, 2013, 01:00 Updated: Thu, Aug 29, 2013, …

Summer stories: sliotars, sounds, forecasts and fodder . . . and 99s

Lucinda Creighton, weather man Gerald Fleming, Dublin hurler Peter Kelly, MCD promoter Brian Spollen and others look back on the big events of the …

More than 50,000 Irish emigrated during 2012

Dublin’s Johnny Cooper expecting a huge test against the Kingdom

A lecturer turns Viking: ‘My colleagues thought I was quite mad’

A UCC academic set sail on a Viking warship, experiencing all the hardships of that primitive life, with lifejackets the only nod to modernity<p>Thu, …

I knew this would start to happen.

Major archaeological find at Kells

Dr Ger Dowling<p>A circular fort 100 metres in diameter on the top of the Hill of Loyd, which would have dominated the skyline at Kells, has been …

Beltany Stone Circle, Raphoe Co. Donegal. Photo by Louise Lynch. You can find more of her photos here https://www.facebook.com/louiselynchphotography

Crime-Plagued French City Calls for Batman

(Image: Kipfox32)<p>Crime is rampant in Marseille, France, so citizens of that city have started an online petition asking Batman to come and rescue …

Surreal Half-Animal, Half-Human Portraits

<i>Therianthropes</i> is a series by photographer and graphic designer Ulric Collette that presents portraits of people that are half-man, half-animal. Best known for his <i>Genetic Portraits</i> series, which features split portraits of two different family members, the Quebec-based photographer combines two …

GPs to be allowed prescribe medicinal cannabis

Government to criminalise possession of certain prescription drugs such as benzodiazepines without authorisation<p>Thu, Aug 15, 2013, 01:00 Updated: …

Badger Digs Up Medieval Tomb

A badger was building a nest on a farm near Stolpe in Brandenburg, Germany. Lars Wilhelm and Hendrikje Ring, who live on the farm, are sculptors and …

Scientists discover new mammal species

A creature that looks like a cross between a house cat and a teddy bear has been named as a new species after being wrongly identified for 100 …

The Golden Age of Radio

The following is an article from <i>Uncle John's Curiously Compelling Bathroom Reader.</i> <i></i><p><i>Long before videos or DVDs, even before television, families used</i> …

Tomorrow lunchtime (1.00-1.45) Con Manning discusses 'The Construction of Dublin Castle, 1204 -1229 AD' at Wood Quay Venue (Dublin City Council Offices), Dublin

‘It was a pretty astonishing sight, this long line of middle-aged women lying across the tram tracks’

Would @WilliamButlerTweets have written worse poetry?

If WB Yeats really could be “all over” YouTube and Twitter, he’d suffer many writers’ greatest problem<p>Most Read

Extra, Extra! Forging a family adventure in Kilkenny

From swinging through treetops to swigging rare whiskey, a break in Kilkenny was all about that ‘something extra’, and it’s easy to see why a travel …

Three Irish cities among friendliest in the world

Three Irish cities have been voted among the top 20 friendliest cities in the world.<p>Readers of Condé Nast travel magazine have voted Kilkenny as the …

Irish Independent appoints first female editor

Claire Grady has been named the new editor of the Irish Independent.<p>She is the first woman to hold that position. Since 1905 there have been eight …

Emergency declared at Letterkenny hospital

An emergency situation has been declared at Letterkenny General Hospital following flooding in a significant section of the hospital.<p>The facility's …

An Post employee arrested in theft investigation

An employee of An Post has been arrested by gardaí investigating the interception and theft of payment cards from the Dublin postal system.<p>The man in …

12 hurt as thousands climb Croagh Patrick

Mayo Mountain Rescue have reported 12 casualties in total so far as thousands take part in the annual Reek Sunday Pilgrimage on Croagh Patrick in Co …

Floods battled as heatwave comes to abrupt end

Thundery showers and lower temperatures forecast for coming days<p>Fri, Jul 26, 2013, 17:31 Updated: Fri, Jul 26, 2013, 21:28<p>Heavy downpours have caused …

Watchdog will not investigate US firms over Prism

The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC) has said it will not investigate US firms for transferring personal data to a US spy agency …