At Glasnevin Cemetery laying a wreath at the grave of Michael McWhite, an Irish citizen who fought for France during the first World War  and was awarded the Legion d’Honneur by the French government for his bravery, were from left: John Green, Chairman Glasnevin Trust;  Jean-Pierre Thebault, ambassador of France to Ireland; Laurent Somon, chairman of the Departmental Council of the Somme;  Jean-Marc Todeschini, French Minister of State for Remembrance and the Veterans, and Colonel Antoine de Loustal,  Defence Attaché. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

The fallen Irish of the first World War were remembered on Wednesday at an Armistice Day wreath laying ceremony at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin. It wa(...)

Gardaí beside the badly damaged Volvo after the crash near the N4 on the southbound M50. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/ Collins

The vehicle crash that shut one side of Dublin’s M50 motorway for about seven hours yesterday had motorists fuming at a perceived delay in clearing th(...)

The funeral of Joe Ainsworth, former deputy commissioner of An Garda Síochána, at Mount Argus, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former Garda deputy commissioner Joe Ainsworth, known to many as Two Gun Joe, though, as his son quipped at his funeral Mass, the number might well ha(...)

Rob Penn: “I couldn’t believe that in Ireland, the game of hurley was still being played with an ash stick.”

When Robert Penn was a boy, he grew to love the ash tree by the gate that led to the field where he played near his home on the Isle of Man. It was a(...)

Renua leader Lucinda Creighton. Photograph: Sara Freund

Billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien has accused Renua leader Lucinda Creighton of “self-serving” attacks on him following a Dáil speech in which she(...)

Denis O’Brien: “It is clear to me that this is part of a campaign to undermine me and to disseminate false statements about me.” Photograph: Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg

In the sweltering Caribbean heat and humidity of an October day, 223 people gathered on the lawns of King’s House, the official residence of the gover(...)

 Denis O’Brien’s  Digicel is carrying about $6.5 billion in debt and needs to invest in high-speed fibre, fixed-line and cable TV services. Photograph: Swoan Parker/Reuters

Denis O’Brien’s affidavit several times mentions the stock market flotation of Digicel, his Caribbean-centred mobile phone service provider, from whic(...)

Wounded soldiers being taken from the Casualty Clearing Station, Pushvillers, France, to an ambulance train: The British army’s decision that sick and wounded soldiers be brought home by hospital ships for longer-term care had a huge impact on Irish hospitals and medicine. Photograph: Wellcome Library, London

The impact of the first World War on hospitals and the medical profession in Ireland threw up challenges that, 100 years later, have contemporary echo(...)

 The removal of Thomas, Sylvia, Christopher, Jim and  Mary Connors at the Church of the Ascension of the Lord, Balally, Dublin. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The settled community in Ireland needs to move beyond its stereotyping of Travellers and learn to walk in their shoes, the removal for five victims(...)

Lucinda Creighton said public trust in the political system had been eroded hugely “and while there have been tribunals, very little has come of them” by way of changes. Photograph:  Sara Freund/The Irish Times

A Bill that seeks to implement the remaining recommendations of the Moriarty tribunal is to be introduced in the Dáil today by Renua party leader Luci(...)