Statue of Daniel O’Connell on O’Connell Street in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Daniel O’Connell should be remembered in Britain with some sort of memorial in recognition of his contribution to British politics including paving th(...)

The final day of my Killarney holiday came with unfinished business. Seduced by the towering MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, I had neglected the charms of Kill(...)

Protesters  breaking into  British Embassy in the Iranian capital in November 2011. Photograph:  FarsNews/Getty Images

Britain will reopen its embassy in Iran this weekend nearly four years after protesters ransacked it and burned the British flag. The move marks a tha(...)

The Convalescent by William Gale, which was sold at auction in London for about €52,000

Like many of the best things in life, seaside outings were invented by the Victorians. The development of the railways in the mid-19th century opened (...)

Gorilla warfare: O’Donovan Rossa drops dynamite bombs on England, in a cartoon from Puck, a US satirical magazine. Illustration: Library of Congress

‘Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa creates terrorism as we understand it in the 20th century,” the historian Dr Shane Kenna, author of a book called Jeremiah O(...)

The judge was told the bowl was part of a dinner service commissioned by Queen Victoria (above) when staying at Balmoral Castle. Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images

A Co Westmeath man has given a court undertaking not to dissipate any funds connected with the estate of his late mother, said to include a Wedgwoo(...)

The fruit bowl was part of a dinner service commissioned by Queen Victoria when staying at Balmoral Castle.

A valuable Wedgwood bowl which was part of a dinner service specially commissioned by Queen Victoria is at the centre of a High Court dispute. The fr(...)

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip pass the Brandenburg Gate during the British monarch’s visit to Berlin. Photograph: Stephanie Pilick/EPA 1:25

For decades, British visitors to Germany followed Basil Fawlty’s example and used every opportunity to not mention the war – by mentioning the war. Wh(...)

He is 94 years old on June 10th. He is married to one of the most famous women on the planet (no, not Kim Kardashian) and he costs the British taxp(...)

The five best cities for street food Hanoi food authorities recently had to test street food samples following rumours that vendors added marij(...)