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Activist pulls out of Trinity talk on 'Rise of Islamism' citing unreasonable conditions
She said she was told TCD was worried the talk would be ‘antagonising’ to Muslim students.
German carnival parade cancelled over threat of Islamist attack
A tip from security sources led to the cancellation.
Irish citizens called on to 'reclaim the vision of 1916'
A new group group launched their plans today.
Gerry Adams says sorry for calling some unionists 'b******s'
He made the comment at a meeting in Enniskillen.
Getting ‘sh*t-faced’ and watching over-18s wrestling is the new thing to do on a Saturday night
Over the Top Wrestling’s second event took place in the Tivoli Theatre in Dublin last weekend.
Anti-water charge protests take place around the country
Large crowds were reported at some of the demonstrations.
Meet the people making poetry cool again in Ireland
Lingo Festival takes place in Dublin this weekend.
Dublin youth conference set to hear from the stars of politics, sports and business
Speakers at the One Young World Dublin 2014 summit will include Kofi Annan, Dame Ellen MacArthur and creator of Wikipedia Jimmy Wales.
Here's how the world is calling for action on Climate Change today
There is a picnic taking place in Dublin, in advance of a UN meeting next week.
Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen turns 80 today
The Canadian musician has for a long time held a special place among his Irish audience.
"Smile!" How's your Culture Night going?
These young ladies have been snapping selfies in Cork.
Could you manage to eat your dinner while wearing a blindfold?
An event doing just that will be held in Dublin, Limerick and Cork on World Sight Day, October 9.
Here's how you can make Dublin a City of Sanctuary
You can get involved – it’s simple, say the organisers, who hope it will spread throughout the country.
Seamus Heaney honoured with 'Poetry House' in hometown of Bellaghy
The event was supported by his family.
A human chain is taking place in Temple Bar to mark the 25th anniversary of the Baltic chain
Three Baltic countries – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – demonstrated their solidarity in their quest for independence by forming the human chain.
Heather Humphreys battles pirates to bring Culture Night news to the masses
The national event will take place on Friday 19 September.
Croke Park residents could go to court to stop Garth Brooks gigs
They say that the promoters and the GAA are promoting the gigs without a license.
"The dark side fear him": McGuinness on Adams' arrest
Martin McGuinness was speaking at the official launch of a mural of Gerry Adams on the Falls Road in Belfast.
Tymoshenko and Ukraine's new prime minister to visit Ireland this weekend
The former Ukrainian Prime Minister was released from prison last week and will join two other political figures for the EPP conference.
Can you help with this Irish carol-singing world record attempt?
The charity event is organised by Richard Mulcahy, who starred in Secret Millionaire and said it changed his life.
Why are people saying 'Down with Arthur's Day'?
The event has gathered a lot of critics, as well as supporters – but why do people dislike it?
Flightfest is kicking off about now, here’s what will be flying over your head
More than 30 aircraft will be flying low over Dublin today.
Promoters of Dublin student club night defend use of 'C***' stamp
The C U Next Tuesday night at Lost Society has been the subject of controversy on Twitter today.
“The Kennedys were more than emigrants” – 50 years on, Wexford remembers JFK
Thousands of people are attending events in New Ross today to mark JFK’s visit to the town half a century ago.
Pics: Thousands rally in Brazil – but it’s not the first time a sporting event sparks protests
The protests in Brazil this week against the huge costs of hosting the 2014 World Cup follows a tradition of major protests against the World Cup and Olympic Games.
Hundreds of young Fianna Fáil members converge on Sligo
In the region of 500 young Fianna Fáil members are expected to attend the event, which takes place in Sligo this weekend.
Cork towns and homes asked to host... marching bands
Towns and districts of Cork are being asked to host one marching band in their locality during Rebel Week.
Animation giants due to speak in Ireland
Creatives with credits on movies ranging from Life of Pi to The Iron Giant to Inception will give tips to those wanting to make it in booming sector.
10 things we learned at Digital Biscuit today
The future of film, TV and video is being discussed at an event run by the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland: it has thrown up some interesting conclusions…
First major event of Irish EU presidency announced
The Government will meet the president of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, and chairpersons of the Parliament’s political groups, on Thursday.
Feeding the 5000: How food wastage inspired a movement
Feeding the 5000 will hold an event in Dublin on 24 November where 5000 people will be fed a free meal using food that wouldn’t reach supermarkets – despite being perfectly edible.
In pictures: Defence Forces' 21-gun salute to the Tall Ships
The 40-strong international fleet has left Dublin.
In photos: the Tall Ships Festival in Dublin
Ice-cream, piracy, and dramatic cloud cover…
2012 Tall Ships Races festival kicks off in Dublin (Pictures)
The three-day 2012 Tall Ships Races festivities kicked off in Dublin today, with music, family fun and even wakeboarding.
MCD issues statement after stabbings at Phoenix Park concert
Nine people were stabbed at last night’s gig. MCD has expressed its disappointment at a ‘small number’ engaging in anti-social behaviour.
Ticket sales "going great" for Eucharistic Congress
More than 20,000 people have already booked tickets for events during the Eucharistic Congress next month – but with 80,000 expected to attend the final mass, organisers expect last-minute ticket sales.
Events add up to whole lot of fun for Maths Week
More than 100,000 people are taking part in Maths Week, which runs until 22 October and aims to show how beneficial maths is to all areas of life.
Thousands descend on Laois for an electric weekend of music
With food, chat, debate, and music on offer, this weekend’s festival looks like the best yet.