Cyclists take part in the Mallorca 312, a long-distance circumnavigation of the island by bike. Photographs: Mallorca312.com

‘This,” says one of my lycra-clad colleagues, “is what cycling is made for.” He waves a gloved hand in the direction of the sky (perfect blue), the(...)

Loaded with symbolism: Prince Charles at Mullaghmore, in Co Sligo, where his great-uncle Lord Mountbatten and three others, including two children, were killed by an IRA bomb in 1979. Photograph: Arthur Edwards/AFP/Getty

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Polling stations are set to close after the referendums and byelection in Ireland on May 22nd, 2015. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 2:11

Turnout for the same sex-marriage referendum and the referendum to reduce the age eligibility for presidential candidates was higher in urban areas on(...)

DIG alleged the Wilson shareholders were essentially running ELST ‘as if it were a family business’. The Wilsons, it was claimed, viewed board meetings as mere information sessions convened to explain decisions which they have already taken and put into effect

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Prince Charles and Enda Kenny arrive at the Marine Institute in Oranmore, Galway, west Ireland on May 19, 2015. Prince Charles became the first British royal to meet Irish republican leader Gerry Adams, on a visit that will take him to the scene of his great-uncle’s murder by the IRA. AFP PHOTO / COLM MAHADY / FENNELLS

Prince Charles’ visit to Ireland marks a continuation of the healing process following on from the “dark moments” of the Troubles, according to Minist(...)

Charles with his beloved great uncle Lord Mountbatten in July 1979: when the prince takes a tour of Classiebawn Castle he may recall the many stories Mountbatten told him about the place where he and his extended family holidayed every August. Photograph: Tim Graham/Getty Images 3:51

Visiting Mullaghmore today will be an important and reflective experience for Prince Charles.And for others too, who have memories of August 26th, 197(...)

Britain’s Prince Charles and his partner Camilla Parker-Bowles will visit Mullaghmore harbour, where the prince’s great-uncle Lord Louis Mountbatten died in an IRA bombing almost 36 years ago. File photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Reuters

Britain’s Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles begin their four-day trip to Ireland on Tuesday with a visit to NUI Galway’s (N(...)

Bono spits water while performing in the U2’s first concert of their new world tour in Vancouver, Thursday, May 14th 2015. Photograph: Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP 2:37

U2 brought a heap of ire on their heads when they released their last album Songs of Innocence free to all iTunes users. Being accused of behaving lik(...)

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A group of families whose loved ones have died in violent or unsolved circumstances has travelled to Brussels to raise their cases with MEPs after lo(...)