Celebrations to kick off the 800th anniversary of Waterford city being granted its first charter by King John got under way on Thursday when the Minis(...)

The Birmingham Six after their release in London in 1991, with Chris Mullin  (centre, with scarf) outside the Old Bailey. File photograph: Joe St Leger/The Irish Times

(...) homelessness and the failure of Irish social policy to address the problem. “Fr McVerry will again warn about(...)

Irish ancestry has been given a major boost as thousands of documents detailing old parish register(...)

Niall Quinn celebrates his equalising goal against the Netherlands.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

(...) could purchase tickets for Ireland games for herself and her children. Irish roots She explained that(...)

The Willis Tower in Chicago. The combined company, of which Willis shareholders will own 50.1 per cent, will be named Willis Towers Watson

The Irish-domiciled insurance brokering giant Willis Group and financial management services(...)

(...) plants. Yes, Irish summer is not without its challenges, so here are some beauty fixes that can make it(...)

Like it or not, races and nations do have their own characteristics, their own flaws and talents, and large parts of these stem from inheritance. To recognise this is not racist, any more than ignoring it is egalitarian

In the course of the controversy a few weeks ago over Rachel Dolezal, the American woman born white accused of adopting an African-American identity, (...)

Over the top: soldiers on the first day of Battle of the Somme, in July 1916, which for some is a key foundational moment in the creation of Northern Ireland. Photograph: Art Archive/Imperial War Museum/Getty

(...), have the power to be transformative. This was a moment when most Irish people were deeply impressed by(...)

The Five Presidents’ report outlines plans to strengthen economic and monetary union through closer integration of the euro group. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) conduct of fiscal policy in the same way national bodies, like the Irish one, do. A board, the report(...)

Limerick’s manager TJ Ryan celebrates with selector Paul Beary after last year’s Munster semi-final win over Tipperary at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

(...) to play sports that are Irish. The sport of hurling has no equal in terms of skill and speed. Yes(...)