Lough Swilly in Donegal is one of Ireland’s great sea inlets stretching 40km inland and reaching depths of 50m. A haven for birdlife as one of Irel(...)

 Senator Fidelma Healy Eames was challenged to produce any evidence that any US state had banned Mother’s Day.  On Monday, the Senator told Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show she had made “one” error in sending out the tweet. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has admitted she made a mistake when sending out a tweet claiming Mother’s Day and Father’s Day were banned in some states(...)

A duplex home where a 19-year-old man was found dead is shown in Timberlea, Nova Scotia. Photograph: Reuters

A man and a woman planned a Valentine’s Day massacre at a Canadian shopping mall in which they would gun down as many people as they could before kill(...)

The Kemp’s Ridley turtle has been described as the world’s smallest and most endangered sea turtle. Photograph: Aoife Flynn

Coastwatch Ireland has confirmed identification of a tiny reptile washed up in Donegal as a Kemp’s Ridley – described by National Geographic a(...)

Soldiers of the 5th London Rifle Brigade with German Saxon regimental troops at Ploegsteert Wood during the Christmas Truce in 1914. Photograph:  Popperfoto/Getty Images

On the Western Front on December 24th 1914, thousands of soldiers from the British Expeditionary Forces, which included men from all parts of the i(...)

Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters in Cheltenham

New documents released this week via the National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden outline how Irish subsea telecommunications cables have(...)

Pikangikum school principal Melanie Doyle with school attendance counsellor Howard Owen.

Indigenous peoples in Canada comprise First Nations people, Inuit and Métis. They account for 4.3 per cent of the national population – 1,400,685 peop(...)

Able Seaman Des Branigan who served on the Irish Poplar, one of the Irish Shipping vessels,  in front of the company flag at a reunion to mark the 30th anniversary of the closure of the company.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Three decades after the controversial liquidation of Irish Shipping Ltd, former officers, crew and staff paid tribute to the role of the State compan(...)

Laura Boylan, (right) from Skerries, Co Dublin meeting  Kevin O’Brien, minister for advanced education and skills with the gGovernment of Newfoundland and Labrador at the Working International Expo at the Clyde Court Hotel in Dublin today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times 2:30

The Irish economy may be showing signs of recovery, but for the hundreds of people who lined up at the Working International Expo in Ballsbridge today(...)

Skipper Liam Coyne: has returned home to Dún Laoghaire after victory in the Round Britain and Ireland race with Brian Flahive.

No sooner had Dublin Bay double-handers Liam Coyne and Brian Flahive won the Royal Ocean Racing Club’s (RORC) 1,800-mile Round Britain and Ireland in(...)