In 1923, Cumann na nGaedheal vice-president Kevin O’Higgins denied that his party had preached anarchy and famously said, ‘we are the most conservative-minded revolutionaries that ever put through a successful revolution’.

In March 1923 the Cumann na nGaedheal government was criticised in the Dáil for allowing the military to seize cattle found trespassing on a landlord’(...)

The Navan mine is the largest zinc mine in Europe. It was purchased by Swedish company Boliden in 2004.

Some 650 jobs are to be saved in Co Meath, after the Government agreed a new deal with the owners of Tara Mines, which will see the continuation of mi(...)

Lisheen Mine in Co Tipperary, where Mario Francis (49)  was killed in a rock fall on Thursday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The body of the mine-worker killed in an underground rockfall on Thursday will be repatriated to his native Philippines(...)