Irish recruitment posters, one featuring John Redmond, revived for commemoration

Martin Coyne facing eviction

Martin and Violet Coyne failed to vacate rented home

British Open winner Rory McIlroy is greeted by Northern Ireland’s First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness at Stormont Castle. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Open winner apologies at Stormont after having to leave the famous trophy at home

Rory McIlroy (centre) meets Northern Ireland’s First Minister Peter Robinson (left) and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness  at Stormont Castle after winning the British Open Golf Championship. Photograph: PA

Golfer meets McGuinness, Robinson at Stormont but without trophy, which needed a clean

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In Denmark, local concerns are trumped by national agreements

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore, Henry Murdoch and his wife Davida at the launch of his new books. Photograph: Fergal Phillips

Murdoch found himself a patient in hospital where he had been chair for 17 years

The author of a survey which claims Ireland is the “goodest country” in the world has said he has been deluged with emails from Irish people taking issue with his findings.

Author blames ‘Groucho Marx syndrome’ after complaints over study based on 2010 data

 EirGrid chief executive Fintan Slye:  “If would be great if the situation existed that the public at large had the necessary trust in EirGrid and that an independent panel is not necessary, but we’re not there yet.”

Slye warns that North-South interconnector between Tyrone and Meath is ‘very urgent’

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