Rebecca Horan and Patrick O’Sullivan After meeting at a party in 2006, software developer Patrick (28) proposed to Rebecca (27), a childminder, at (...)

Elizabeth Kearns and Conor Delaney Elizabeth, a fashion designer from Dundalk, Co Louth, met actor Conor, from Sutton, Co Dublin, on a rainy night ou(...)

 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(...)

President Michael D Higgins (second right) with former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa (left), former South African president Thabo Mbeki,  and Salman Khurshid, former Indian minister for justice. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Ireland’s revolutionary period was cited as inspirational by retired politicians from three former British colonies during a discussion, After Empire,(...)

Two people including an Irish woman lost their lives when the yacht they were sailing on ran aground between Bokpunt and Gansekraal. Photograph:NSRI South Africa

An Irish woman has died after the yacht in which she was travelling hit rocks off the coast of South Africa on Monday. The 49-year-old woman and a 6(...)

I type these words, large, fat snowflakes are fluttering icily from the sky like a scene out of Mother Goose. So, no kind of weather to garden out of(...)

Gulam Bodi: five years of his ban have been suspended. Photograph: Anesh Debiky/AFP/Getty Images

Cricket South Africa has banned former international Gulam Bodi for 20 years after he admitted charges of contriving or attempting to fix matches in l(...)

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School: its executive MBA programme was established in 1964

The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is about to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its first MBA graduate awards. The school’s executive(...)

The UK Bar Coucil pleading on behalf of Walter  specifically refers to the danger of executing the innocent, exemplified in the capital convictions in the Birmingham Six and Guildford Four cases. Photograph: Joe St Leger/The Irish Times

‘His head was in his hands,” the defence lawyer recalled of the hearing, “and he just had a troubled look on his face.” Anthony Kennedy, the swing vot(...)

The service takes place on Monday at St Anne’s Cathedral.

Ulster Rugby players Ruan Pienaar, Wiehahn Herbst and Paul Marshall will be talking about their faith at a service in Belfast’s Church of Ireland St A(...)