Dr Martin McAleese: “They couldn’t say that ‘you don’t understand’. I knew their streets, their pubs, their clubs, their schools, their churches”

His childhood as Catholic in a staunchly Protestant area of Belfast helped greatly in later life when building bridges to loyalists in that city, Mart(...)

Singer Miley Cyrus tweeted in response to the same-sex marriage referendum result: ‘Fuck yeah Ireland!’ Photograph: George Pimentel/Getty Images 0:37

Celebrities around the world were quick to voice their support for people of Ireland voting to legalise same-sex marriage. The State has become the fi(...)

Artist’s impression of how Priory Hall will look when it is redeveloped.

Dublin City Council is to buy 65 Priory Hall properties, formerly owned by developer Tom McFeely, from the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation in a deal(...)

Kate Robertson: chairman of French advertising giant Havas

Preparations have kicked off in earnest for the Ireland’s turn to stage the One Young World global conference for young social entrepreneurs, which(...)

 Asylum seekers, refugees and human rights supporters march to the Department of Justice in Dublin as part of a national day of action   last year. File photograph:  David Sleator/The Irish Times

Systemic delays in the asylum system are causing “undue hardship” and threatening people’s fundamental dignity, the Human Rights and Equality Commissi(...)

President Michael D Higgins: accompanies by group of key officials and dignatories. Photograph: Alan Betson

At least eight key Government advisors and senior civil servants attended last week’s royal banquet at Windsor Castle for the (...)

John Fitzpatrick:  Organised with Denis O’Brien the dinner  for Bill Clinton at Shanahan’s on  St Stephen’s Green. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Former US president Bill Clinton shared his thoughts on the crisis in Ukra(...)

Children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors  at the National Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration at  the  Mansion House yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

European leaders should be slow to support proposals for any part of the Middle East to be entirely “Juden Frei” – or “free of Jews” – as the key comp(...)

The Revenue has secured a €26,000 judgment against bankrupt Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely’s Coalport Building Company. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Revenue recently secured a €26,000 judgment against bankrupt Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely’s Coalport Building Company.Mr McFeely, a former IR(...)

Dublin City Council agreed to take over the Priory Hall apartment complex in north Dublin and refurbish it at a cost of €10 million over the next two years. Photograph: Alan Betson

The evacuation of Priory Hall has cost Dublin City Council almost €4 million, not including the money to be spent on the refurbishment of the north Du(...)