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Photographs of the Gallipoli campaign which have never been made public have gone on display at the National Museum of Ireland in Collins Barracks. Th(...)

Michael d’Alton from Dalkey, Co Dublin, said he accepted the award on the “clear understanding” that it was not for him alone but for the “10s of thousands of Allied servicemen who served on D-Day”. Photograph: Eric Luke 1:49

One of the last known Irish veterans of D-Day landings has been given France’s highest military honour. Michael d’Alton (93) from Dalkey, Co Dublin, w(...)

Michéal Martin’s father Paddy in an Irish Army uniform

Micheál Martin’s spidery writing is all over the printout of an email sent to him by his cousin outlining his family connections. Like many extended I(...)

D-Day veteran Michael Dalton. His abiding memory of the day was the demise of a tank crew who had disembarked from a landing craft only to sink into a large underwater hole 1:49

One of the last surviving Irish veterans of the D-Day landings is to receive France’s highest military honour today. Michael d’Alton (93) will recei(...)

A commemorative parade on April 16th, 2006, on O’Connell Street, Dublin, marking the 90th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising.   Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The Easter Rising was a “world historical event”and not just an Irish affair, a conference has been told. Prof Luke Gibbons of NUI Maynooth said the p(...)

Nelly and  Nora makes its debut on RTÉjr next month.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 1:12

An Irish children’s animation series has won a worldwide distribution deal before it is due to released on RTÉ. Nelly and Nora has been snapped up by (...)

Set among the Bluestack Mountains on the edge of Lough Eske, Harvey’s Point has been named Ireland’s number one top hotel in this year’s TripAdvisor awards

Harvey’s Point in Donegal has been named Ireland’s number one top hotel in this year’s TripAdvisor awards. Set among the Bluestack Mountains on the ed(...)

Some “serious customer service issues” exist in the Department of Social Protection, including racism and rudeness to immigrants, according to a new r(...)

The funeral of Niamh Doyle  which took place at the Holy Family Church, Askea, Carlow. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

There were four funerals but just one overarching theme – the sense of young lives cut short in a brutal instant. The funerals for the last two of th(...)

Charlie McGettigan: “He was a beautiful guy. All the women were dying about him. He survived on his charm.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Eurovision winner Charlie McGettigan said his homeless brother, who died in 2007, was “too happy with his drugs” to change his lifestyle. Declan McGet(...)