The Proclaimation is read during a commemorative ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising  at the National Monument on Grand Parade, Cork City on monday. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision.

Thousands gathered in Cork city on Monday to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising which saw over 1,000 Irish Volunteers mobilised in the city and county(...)

Maj Gen Michael Finn:  ‘It is a critical challenge to find ways to address the contentious issue of caveats and to maintain the integrity of peacekeeping missions into the future.’ Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Overseas missions are “vitally important” to the Defence Forces and help to project a very good image of Ireland internationally , according to a seni(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly said Nama’s “unprecedented” powers in some respects eclipsed those of the State. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A High Court judge has strongly criticised Nama over a “slipshod” handling of its bid to secure €109 million summary judgment orders against Galway ho(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly: has agreed to fast-track the summ
ary judgment case 
against the couple
in the Commercial Court

Galway hotelier and developer Michael Finn and his wife Claire, who are being pursued by the National Asset Management Agency for €108 million, have i(...)