John Redmond, who was the leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party from 1900 until his death in 1918, remains a controversial figure in Irish history

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he wants to put a monument to John Redmond in Leinster House. He has written to his Fine Gael predecessor John Bruton st(...)

Simon Harris, Photograph: Cyril Byrne

What can we learn from some dude who lived 2,500 years ago? Think about it: Plato had no access to proper science, psychology or economics and yet dei(...)

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(...)

Richie Towell opened the scoring for Dundalk against Cork City at Oriel Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk 4-0 Cork CityDundalk tightened their grip on the runners-up spot as Richie Towell and Patrick Hoban both scored contenders for the Goal of the(...)

Dundalk goalscorer Richie Towell battles with Shelbourne’s Dean Kelly during their FAI Cup quarter-final at Tolka Park, Dublin, last night. Photograph: Inpho

Shelbourne 1 Dundalk 5: Richie Towell ensured Dundalk’s season just gets better as he capped a dazzling display – in the one half he played – with a b(...)

Mickey, Cormac and Cathal Mac Connell at the funeral of their brother, Seán Mac Connell, at the Church of the Divine Word, Rathfarnham. Photograph: Frank Miller

The funeral took place in Dublin yesterday of former Agricultural Correspondent of The Irish Times Seán Mac ConnellHis death earlier in the week at th(...)

John Dillon: "Companies are much more interested in looking at Ireland than they probably were 10 years ago. I think this is the beginning of a landslide."

Ireland has the potential to develop its tech community in a similar manner to San Francisco. That’s the opinion of Engine Yard chief executive John D(...)

Thomas Crawley of Derry City wins a header ahead of John O'Sullivan of Dundalk. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dundalk 1 Derry City 3: It may not be quite up to the standard being set by Sligo who play today but Derry’s best start to a campaign in almost a d(...)