The memorial commemorating  what happened at Iron

The execution of the Iron 12, six of whom were Irish, by the Germans remains one of the great unknown stories of the first World W(...)

Michigan judge Michael J Riordan remembers his unfortunate ancestor, John Nash from Kerry, who was executed

Robert Wilson visits the grave of his brother Matthew Wilson who was executed by the Germans in 1915.

Royal Munster Fusiliers and Connaught Rangers were faced with overwhelming odds

Tomm Moore, who is in Los Angeles for this weekend’s Oscar ceremony, said his greatest ambition for his nominated film The Song of the Sea is that Irish people will go and see it.  Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Irish productions only seen at home if they’re success abroad, Song of the Sea’s Tomm Moore says

Conal Henry chief executive of Enet: “It effectively means that the broadband service on offer is unlimited. A business should never have to worry about broadband capacity again.” Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/Irish Times

European Investment Bank paying to roll out fibre to small and medium enterprises

A north of England council has been asked to fly the Tricolour to mark the Easter Rising centenery next year. Photograph: Ed Pritchard/Getty

Request in Preston provokes fierce denunciation from British army veteran

Anti-water charge protesters are marching in Dublin after five people opposed to the charges were jailed after being found to be in contempt of court. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times.

Socialist Party TD Paul Murphy says sentences an ‘attack on right to protest’

Graham Coxon, Alex James, Damon Albarn and Dave Rowntree at the Golden Phoenix restaurant, in Chinatown, London, after announcing their new album. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

‘The Magic Whip’ will be the first album as a foursome since 1999’s ‘13’

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