Roger Casement.

A symposium on Roger Casement in London and a three week festival in Washington DC are among the events which have been announced for the internationa(...)

Irish rider Eddie Creighton:  suffered a broken wrist and concussion in a fall Warrnambool in Australia. Photograph: Inpho

Irish jockey Eddie Creighton’s condition has improved overnight in Australia. Creighton suffered a broken wrist and concussion in a fall Warrnambool (...)

Due to slowing down of Earth’s rotation the solar day is getting longer each year. To compensate timekeepers add a second to the year to make sure our atomic clocks are synchronised to to the solar day.

An extra second will be added today’s length, making Tuesday 24 hours and one second long. The move is often used by international timekeepers to keep(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Colm Keaveney has introduced a bill in the Dáil to allow electronic devices for people with sight difficulties so that they can vote independently. File  photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Proposals for electronically assisted voting are to be considered by the Government. Fianna Fáil TD Colm Keaveney introduced a bill in the Dáil to all(...)

A view of a Moy Park plant. The poultry producer has been sold by its owner to a 	Brazilian company in a deal worth €1.32 billion. Photograph: Brian Hallam/Moy Park

Moy Park, Northern Ireland’s biggest private employer, has been sold by its Brazilian owner to a local rival in a deal worth €1.32 billion. Debt-la(...)

The remains of Olivia Burke , who died in the Berkeley balcony collapse, leaving Dublin Airport today  escorted by gardaí. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The remains of Olivia Burke, one of the victims of the Berkeley balcony collapse, have arrived at Dublin Airport. Ms Burke (21), a student at Dun Laog(...)

‘There are ways in which I feel less Irish too: for one thing, I get excited about the prospect of rain.’ Photograph: Eric Luke

It’s been almost two years since we left Ireland for nine months in Australia. Those nine months stretched into a year, and then, just as we were d(...)

The announcement of Leo O’Shaughnessy and Mark Kinsella’s marriage is the first formal announcement  of a same-sex engagement since the marriage equality referendum was passed in May.

A marriage announcement in the Social & Personal column of The Irish Times has been widely shared this weekend as a first since the same-sex marri(...)