Ian Paisley  jnr speaks at the memorial service yesterday at the Ulster Hall in Belfast. Photograph: Presseye - Pool /Getty Images

Late DUP leader’s life celebrated through song and sermon

Boats moored on the shores of Lough Derg
Messing about on boats

A tranquil weekend trip along the Shannon and on Lough Derg

The SFA claims
 the Government has broken a promise to end the 3 per cent USC charge imposed earlier on the self-employed.

Imposition of 11 per cent USC on self-employed earning over €100,000 deemed unfair

Dublin Airport. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Earlier Bosnia-bound jet took off and landed twice with technical problems

Cenotaph in London. Photograph: Thinkstock

Ireland’s Ambassador to Britain will lay a wreath on November 9th – the Sunday closest to Armistice Day

 Dr Anne Merriman’s calling grew into helping bring palliative care to the underprivileged. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish Lives: Former nun Anne Merriman was up for the Nobel prize for her hospice work

John and Diane Foley, parents of the murdered US journalist Jim Foley. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

John and Diane Foley do not blame Islam for the death of their son James

“Loneliness is common, extreme loneliness is not uncommon.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Community can make a difference in combating unwanted solitude

 Simon O’Connor, of the Little Museum of Dublin, in the new Irish Times room. Photograph: Eric Luke

RM Smyllie, the man widely known in 1950s Dublin as ‘The Editor’ was larger than life. He’s remembered in a very small exhibition (...)

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