Smoke billows over the Japanese city of Nagasaki after an atomic bomb was dropped on August 9th, 1945. Photograph: Reuters

George HW Bush said, in 1991, they had “spared millions” of Americans. The US has conducted more than(...)

Hirotami Yamada at the peace memorial in Nagasaki commemorating the victims of the atomic bombing of the city by the US 70 years ago. ‘I saw people so injured ... that you couldn’t tell if they were alive or dead.’ Photograph: David McNeill

(...) school, more than 3km from the hypocentre of the plutonium bomb dropped over the city on August 9th, 1945(...)

Actor Jim Roche re-enacting the graveside oration of Pádraig Pearse at the funer of revolutionary Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa in Glasnevin cemetary. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The first of more than 40 events to mark the Easter Rising has taken place with the commemoration(...)

Recent homebuyers may face the same monthly repayments  as those who may have paid 30 per cent more for their home. Photograph: Getty Images/Hemera

(...) nonetheless be repaying similar amounts to the bank every month. Despite paying 30-50 per cent more for their(...)

Gardai at the Quigley’s house near Hackballscross, Co Louth, on Monday. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

(...) tell you [MORE]and you remember them”. Mr Quigley had told Fr Hogan that he knew he hurt his family(...)

 Cecil the lion strolls around in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe before his death at the hands of American dentist Walter Palmer. Photograph: Paula French via AP

(...) provoked more anger in the space of 24 hours than the most skilful PETA campaign could hope to do in a year(...)

Chinese industrialist Li Jinyuan  brought 6,400 of his employees on holiday to France in May – a trip that cost more than €13million – where they formed a record-breaking ‘longest human phrase’, reading ‘Tiens’ dream is Nice in the Côte d’Azur’. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images

Angeles. Or through the Golden Temple in Bangkok. Is there a more powerful international image of China(...)

Sinead foyle from Co Laois picutred wth her Debs Dress which she bought in Folkster in Temple Bar Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) to quantify, the fact that more than 26,000 of them sat the Leaving Cert at more than 500 schools(...)

Credit unions are keen to provide more direct competition with banks. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

(...) the heart of the debate. Credit unions are keen to provide more direct competition with banks and feel(...)