Maurice Byrne and Gay Byrne, both of whose fathers served in the first World War, at the Guinness first World War exhibition at the Ireland Funds Gallery in the Little Museum of Dublin. Gay Byrne opened the exhibition, which is in place for six weeks. Photograph: Jason Clarke

An exhibition relating to Guinness and the first World War was “entirely unique because it is the story of a war seen through the eyes of individual (...)

British soldiers lined up in a narrow trench during World War I (28th October 1914) . Photograph:Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Singer-songwriter Eric Bogle said he wrote The Green Fields of France as a response to the anti-Irish sentiment in Britain during the IRA bombing camp(...)

     Two men were found in possession of heroin with a street value of €20,000 yeserday evening.Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Two men were found in possession of heroin with a street value of €20,000 yeserday evening. The men were stopped and searched on Store Street with a q(...)

Gaelic footballer Cormac McAnallen, who died from Sads a year after winning the All-Ireland with Tyrone in 2003.  Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

One of Ireland’s most prominent cardiologists has criticised the absence in Ireland of facilities for cardiac genetic testing. Dr Joe Galvin, a(...)

.Pictured at a public talk and debate in Trinity College Dublin titled After Charlie Hebdo: A Public Forum on Religion, Freedom and Human Rights was from left to right: Prof. John Horne, School of Histories and Humanities TCD, Prof. Roja Fazaeli, Deptartment of Near Middle Eastern Studies TCD, Juergen Barkhoff, Director of Trininty Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Institute and Prof. Neville Cox, School of Law TCD.Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Some of the cartoons published in Charlie Hebdo and the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten “made the unmistakable statement that the religion created by(...)

Most of the people in the valley received broadband through the National Broadband Scheme. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Every week Ger O’Sullivan, an internet engineer, gets into his car and drives 1,000km to and from Cork city. Mr O’Sullivan is one of the residents of (...)

Jason Coyle, director of Mr Crumb food export business in Finea, Co Westmeath: “We have broadband, but not broadband of the capability or the capacity to run a modern business the way it should.”

Every second Friday, Independent TD Stephen Donnelly hosts a meeting of interested parties, businesses and residential, solely on the issue of broadba(...)

“We have broadband,” he says, “but not broadband of the capability or the capacity to run a modern business the way it should”.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Mr Crumb in Finea, Co Westmeath, is the type of business that is central to a viable future for rural Ireland.Set up by entrepreneur Jason Coyle in 19(...)

Economist Ronan Lyons: the  author of the Daft report said the acute shortage of rental properties in Dublin is causing a flight to the commuter counties

Rents are rising fast in the commuter counties around Dublin because householders on average incomes cannot afford to live in the capital, according (...)

Mr Ó Riain said he would never have made the move to Connemara if he had known how inadequate the broadband would be. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Eoin Ó Riain moved from Dublin to Caorán na gCearc, Baile na hAbhann, Co Galway, in 2003. Like many web-based entrepreneurs he no longer felt the need(...)