The Easter Rising centenary commemorations were marked with ‘great dignity’ and will help promote reconciliation between Ireland and Britain and on the island of Ireland, the British ambassador to Ireland has said. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The Easter Rising centenary commemorations were marked with “great dignity” and will help promote reconciliation between Ireland and Britain and on t(...)

Dominick Chilcott, British Ambassador to Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The British ambassador to Dublin Dominick Chilcott said indulging in counterfactual arguments that Irish independence could have been achieved by peac(...)

 Dominick Chilcott, British Ambassador to Ireland, addressing an Irish Exporters Association forum on Wednesday. Photograph: Maxwells.

The British government will not hold a second referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union “if the people deliver the wrong answer” in the (...)

 Dominick Chilcott, British Ambassador to Ireland .Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The strength of Britain’s draft agreement on EU membership has surprised many eurosceptics, according to Britain’s ambassador to Ireland Dominick Chi(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and UK prime minister David Cameron: Government sources expect Mr Cameron to provide Mr Kenny with an update on his negotiations to date. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and British prime minister David Cameron meet in Downing Street on Monday to discuss Britain’s negotiations on remaining in the (...)

British Ambassador to Ireland Dominick Chilcott (right) meets Joe Day from Whitegate in Cork, whose grand uncle William Cosgrove VC survived Gallipoli, at the Glasnevin Cemetery commemoration to mark the 100th Anzac anniversary. Photograph: Peter Houlihan/Fennells.

Some 600 people turned up for the annual Anzac Day service at Grangegorman military cemetery to mark 100 years to the day since the landings at Gallip(...)

British ambassador Dominick Chilcott at the launch of The Irish Country house and The Great War in The National Library. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Irish and British governments have been as “good as their word” in ensuring the decade of commemorations is marked in a “spirit of historical acc(...)

President Michael D Higgins’s three-day state visit next April will include a state banquet at Windsor Castle, meetings with political leaders, and most likely a banquet for business leaders, hosted by the lord mayor of London at the city’s Guildhall venue. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

The forthcoming visit of President Michael D Higgins to Britain opens up “limitless and endless opportunities” for Ireland, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has s(...)