Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale, who accused the SNP leader of “trying to pull the wool over people’s eyes” on independence. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

In 1995, the Labour Party’s then shadow secretary of state for Scotland, George Robertson, said that “devolution will kill nationalism stone dead”. F(...)

A file image of former Green Party TD Dan Boyle  who is hoping the Welsh Green Party can secure seats this week. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former Green Party TD Dan Boyle hopes the Welsh Green Party can win seats in the Welsh Assembly elections which take place on Thursday. Mr Boyle, a G(...)

 Executives should hold on to their day jobs and become part-time entrepreneurs on the side, according to Patrick McGinnis, author of ‘The 10% Entrepreneur’

The road to entrepreneurship is littered with casualties. Estimates for failure vary widely from study to study and industry to industry but it is gen(...)

One victim died in France about the same time his wife Margaret was shot on the streets of Dublin at Easter Week 1916. Photograph: PA

The village of Hulluch in northern France has unveiled a plaque which remembers the 532 Irishmen who died there during Easter Week in 1916. The men (...)

An Gaeltacht sign near Claregalway, Co Galway. File photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Our national approach to Irish as a spoken language is in urgent need of a rethink. Given the pending demise of the Gaeltacht, the status quo is clea(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin: ‘So far there has been a willingness to keep channels open and to engage - I think the tone has been good’. File photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said the issue of Irish Water must be addressed in advance of the formation of any government if it is to have a(...)

Rory O’Flaherty (right), chairman Lough Lein Anglers presenting the Charity Cup to Noel Duane, winner of fly-fishing competition in Killarney

Stationed on the bridge overlooking the canal stretch alongside Ross Castle on Lough Lein in Killarney, Timothy O’Sullivan, “Timo” to his friends, be(...)

Cyclists stop to admire the view at an Italian lake. Cycling holidays abroad can take in everything from cycling for pleasure and food to training for a race. Photograph: Thinkstock

Enjoy the highlights of a region by seeing it from the saddle. There is no other mode of transport that will get you more close up to your holiday de(...)

RSA boss Moyagh Murdock: 30km/hr should be the default speed in all built-up areas. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Local authorities are being urged to introduce a 30km speed limit in the Republic’s towns and cities and around schools. As well as protecting pedestr(...)

Alex Ellis-Roswell: Walking the length of the Irish and British coastlines in aid of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. He has already raised €18,000. Photograph: Olga Leszczynska

It will take some 20 million footsteps and about four years and Alex Ellis-Roswell isn’t even halfway there. Ellis-Roswell (23) is determined to pay (...)