Tipperary 0-16 Clare 2-9 Tipperary came from two points down late on to deny Clare at Semple Stadium last night, scoring three points in the dy(...)

Ben Bradlee: the legendary executive editor of the Washington Post who famously steered its coverage of Watergate. Photograph: AP Photo/Alex Brandon

Sir Anthony O’Reilly has paid tribute to his friend Ben Bradlee the legendary executive editor of the Washington Post who famously steered its covera(...)

Weak consumer spending and business investment brought the French economy to a standstill in the first quarter of the year. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

French business activity unexpectedly shrank in May for the first time in three months and industry morale weakened, surveys and data showed today, un(...)

Jackie Kennedy in Waterford, 1967. Her friend  Richard Cushing was criticised for defending her marriage to Aristotle Onassis the following year. Photograph: Colman Doyle /The National Photographic Archive

The revelation that Jacqueline Kennedy carried on a long, candid correspondence with an Irish priest is consistent with her preference for clerical co(...)

 Fr Joseph Leonard, Fr William Purcell and  John F Kennedy at All Hallows College in September 1955.

The importance of Fr Joseph Leonard in the life of the Kennedys was recalled by former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave in an interview with The Irish Times la(...)

British households feel under the least financial pressure in more than five years, due to lower inflation and the prospect of higher wages, a (...)

Joe Kennedy with his family when he was US ambassador in London.

In 1848, Patrick Kennedy surveyed the moonscape that was Dunganstown, County Wexford. He regarded both the dead potatoes and his dead neighbours and c(...)

Patrick Kennedy (left), son of the late Senator Ted Kennedy, and Patrick Grennan, fourth cousin of President John F Kennedy,his wife Siobhan and children Eanna and Donagh, at the Kennedy Homestead and Visitor Centre, Dunganstown, New Ross, Co Wexford. Photograph: Eric Luke

Early one Sunday morning last month, Patrick Kennedy, son of the late Ted Kennedy and himself a former US congressman, travelled straight from Dublin (...)

Joe Kennedy III greets Taoiseach Enda Kenny

It was 53 years ago, but Cliff Scott remembers it like it was yesterday. He was just a boy, and the young, dashing US senator whom everybody called Ja(...)