President Michael D Higgins participates in the commemoration ceremony. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and members of the Cabinet were among those present this morning for the annual Arbour Hill Easter R(...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore and Stuart Dwyer, US Charge d’Affaires lay wreaths during a ceremony at the US Embassy in Ballsbridge. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Irish and American flags flew at half-mast yesterday at the John F Kennedy Memorial Park, a few kilometres from the Co Wexford farm where the late(...)

Newly commissioned officer Vivienne O’Grady hugs her mother Lily at the Naval Service officer commissioning ceremony in Haulbowline, Cork.

The Government remains committed to supporting the Naval Service to ensure Ireland’s sovereignty is maintained over the State’s maritime jurisdiction,(...)