Former Fianna Fáil TD Noel O’Flynn has criticised party leader Micheál Martin and said the party is cannibalising itself rather than gaining support under his leadership. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent Former Fianna Fáil TD Noel O’Flynn has criticised party leader Micheál Martin and said the party is cannibalising (...)

John De Lorean in 1981. The entrepreneur died in 2005 at the age of  80. Photograph: PA

Former DeLorean employees from Britain, South Africa and the United States have travelled to Northern Ireland to join former colleagues in Belfast fo(...)

Michelle Gildernew: after the courts examined the 2010 result her margin of victory over agreed unionist candidate Rodney Connor was reduced to a single vote. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan

Out on Irish Street in Dungannon, Co Tyrone, Michelle Gildernew meets her nephew Jordan. “Ah no, I didn’t manage to get registered to vote; I left it (...)

Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Craig Mackinlay, Conservative Parliamentry candidate for South Thanet, enjoy an ice cream  in Ramsgate, Kent. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Boris Johnson walked away from the counter of the Sorbetto ice cream parlour in Ramsgate, happily chomping his way through a bubble gum-flavoured cone(...)

Protesters march in front of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

In what has been touted as a bold move towards redressing the alarming levels of inequality in his home town, New York mayor Bill de Blasio announced (...)

Robert White in his Sophia Housing Association apartment: ‘I put a runner on my foot and said: cheaper than Dunnes, half price!’ Photograph: Alan Betson

In an unassuming apartment complex on Cork Street in Dublin 8, formerly homeless people are turning their lives around. Many of them are overcoming me(...)

Stepping over a pool of vomit in Frenchman’s Lane, Vinny Fitzpatrick pulled his hoodie over his baldy bonce, dug his flabby paws deep inside his jean (...)

Anthony Burgess is one of the most underrated writers in the English language. This does a disservice to a half-century of superb work until hi(...)

Spitting Image: the satirical puppet show thrived on Thatcher’s presence. Photograph: Bruno Vincent/Getty

‘Do you weep, Mrs Thatcher, do you weep? Do you wake, Mrs Thatcher, in your sleep? Do you weep like a sad willow on your Marks and Spencer’s pi(...)