Maj Willie Redmond MP joined the Royal Irish Regiment at the age of 53

February 12th, 1916 Maj Willie Redmond MP was one of the oldest serving Irish men at the front. He joined the Royal Irish Regiment at the age of 53 (...)

A Belfast man accused of exposing himself to female students in the university area of the city had his bail altered to allow him to attend Christian Fellowship meetings. Image: Google Streetview.

A Belfast man accused of exposing himself to female students in the university area of the city had his bail altered to allow him to attend Christian (...)

Liam Neeson. Photograph: James Mooney

RTÉ’s documentary on the Easter Rising 1916 has been sold to 120 television stations in the United States and to the BBC. The $3 million (€2.6 milli(...)

‘I don’t think “Cyprus Avenue” is a loyalist play. It’s about loyalism,’ says Stephen Rea, who appears in the play at the Abbey Theatre in February 2016. Photograph: Dave Meehan

This is a safe place. Cyprus Avenue, a new play by the Belfast writer David Ireland, begins with gentle reassurance. “Here it’s okay to say anything y(...)

The Rev Frank Sellar of Bloomfield Presbyterian Church in east Belfast has been elected to be the next Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland(...)

Niamh Briggs will captain Ireland as they look to retain the Six Nations Championship. Photograph: Inpho

Tom Tierney has announced his squad for the Six Nations as Ireland’s women look to retain the championship they won in 2015. Ireland’s title defence (...)

DUP MP for North Antrim Ian Paisley jnr said: “What part of keep out does he [Taoiseach Enda Kenny] not understand? This is a matter for the people of the UK. His intervention will be counterproductive. A fool would know that. The rush to speak should be tempered by wisdom.” File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Senior DUP politicians including party leader and First Minister Arlene Foster have rallied behind North Belfast MP Nigel Dodds following his criticis(...)

Exploring Ireland’s postcolonial archictural identity: architect John McLaughlin and academic Gary Boyd. Photograph: Alice Clancy

While a Modernist revival arose during the Tiger’s cub years, fostered by the new breed of architecture, Ireland is not often associated with the ori(...)

Kylie Noble: ‘I am surprised at how foreign I feel in this country, and how unsettled and homesick I was at the start.’

I grew up in the most westerly point of the United Kingdom, in Co Fermanagh. Most people haven’t heard of it beyond Ireland. When I say it’s beside C(...)

Jerry Maguire (above): ‘It’s not fair that the lives and actions of the older generations are having such an effect on us’ Jerry Maguire, who is fr(...)