A Turkish soldier stands guard at the Helles Memorial during a commemoration ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Gallipoli. Photograph: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images

Hugh MacDermot from Coolavin near Ballaghaderreen was 18 when he was killed at Gallipoli on August 9th 1915.His company commander Capt Wigley, in a no(...)

Pat Rigney (left) and John Dillon who formed Dublin-based Dalcassian Wines & Spirits in 2005

Drinks industry veterans, Pat Rigney and John Dillon, set up Dalcassian Wines & Spirits in 2005. The Dublin-based company, which employs 25 people(...)

Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Irish universities are in their “infancy” in developing systems of alumni engagement, a conference in Dublin heard this morning.Fundraising experts fr(...)

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(...)