Hillary Clinton after being inducted into the 2015 Irish America Hall of Fame in New York in recognition of her role and commitment to the Irish peace process. Photograph: Andrew Gombert/EPA

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton hailed the role of women in bringing peace to Northern Ireland but, noting the disagreements between the (...)

Inez McCormack of ICTU addressing a  protest rally organised by the Equality Coalition,  an alliance of organisations representing groups protected by the Equal Status Act at the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform in 2003. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

As we slipslide into another winter of discontent, let those who wish to protest learn from one of our great social justice campaigners, a woman who b(...)

A street in central Galway. More than 500 participants, including 59 international artists, are participating in the third annual Fringe festival

Suns never set on festivals in Galway, with two gearing up to open even as the film fleadh draws to a close. Sculptor John Behan initiated the city’s (...)

Vincent McCormack (left), husband  of Inez McCormack, and former  president Mary Robinson at an event yesterday in the Elmwood Hall, Belfast, to celebrate the life and work of the  trade unionist and human rights activist. The event saw the launch of the Inez McCormack Fund, which will support the work of the Participation and the Practice of Rights organisation, which she founded in 2006. Photograph: PA

Courage, integrity and passion for justice were the defining characteristics of Inez McCormack, President Michael D Higgins said in Belfast yesterd(...)