Shane Lowry tees off during the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale on February 5, 2016 Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Shane Lowry’s quest for a second career PGA Tour title nosedived in the third round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale as the Offalyma(...)

 Lord Lucan has been missing since November 7th, 1974. Photograph:  PA Wire

This week’s High Court decision to issue a death certificate for Lord Lucan is the latest punctuation mark in a murder mystery that has fascinated the(...)

Since leaving Ireland 14 years ago, Aonghus Kelly (pictured above with his girlfriend) has lived in New Zealand, Bosnia, and the UK, working as a prosecution lawyer on war crimes, organised crimes and terrorism cases.

I have been living away from Ireland now for 12 of the last 14 years. To paraphrase Dickens, it has been the best of times and the worst of times. (...)

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange fears Sweden will extradite him to the United States, where he could be put on trial over WikiLeaks’ publication of classified military documents. Photograph: John Stillwell/Reuters

A United Nations working group is believed to have decided that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is being unlawfully detained. Mr Assange has been l(...)

The Roman philosopher and politician Cicero once observed that: “No one can give you wiser advice than yourself.”     Joe Schmidt woul(...)

Rolle Village & Prosecco Vineyards, Veneto, Italy

‘This is the path to happiness. The way to pleasure!” says a passer-by, pointing to his mouth. He waves his flute at me. “La Nostre Vie. Our way!” We(...)

Brian Hanley, co-ordinator with the Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas, and Bishop John Kirby , ICPO chaiman,  in  Maynooth, Co Kildare. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The man stood in the arrivals hall in Dublin Airport, feeling euphoric, but also lost, one of an increasing number of Irish people who are deported ba(...)

New Irish ambassadors to Australia, Canada and Greece are among 11 senior diplomatic nominees  approved by Cabinet.

New Irish ambassadors to Australia, Canada and Greece are among 11 senior diplomatic nominees who have been approved by the Cabinet. Breandán Ó Caoll(...)

Robyn Cunningham: ‘I look at photos of myself from five years ago, with those lines of stress and fear etched forever on my face, and compare them to photos of me now, where my face is brown, and the worry furrows are fading.’

Our intention was to emigrate permanently, to leave the debt, frustration and constant rain and look for a better lifestyle in New Zealand. Following (...)

New Zealand singer-songwriter Nadia Reid knows her terrain very well. Her likeable debut album takes its cues from that lovely strain of America(...)