John Redmond, who was the leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party from 1900 until his death in 1918, remains a controversial figure in Irish history

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he wants to put a monument to John Redmond in Leinster House. He has written to his Fine Gael predecessor John Bruton st(...)

Professor Ronan Fanning said ‘British failures were responsible for violence and the triumph of violence in Ireland’. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Veteran historian Professor Ronan Fanning has said violence worked in Ireland during the revolutionary period because of the “pusillanimous and inept (...)

The Woodenbridge World War One Memorial Garden in Co Wicklow was opened today. The memorial commemorates the 1,200  men from all areas of County Wicklow who died in the First World War. Photograph: Jack McManus 2:36

John Redmond’s successful campaign to get the Third Home Rule bill on to the statute books was a “monumental achievement”, the Minister for Foreign Af(...)

Bono’s childhood home: No 10, Cedarwood Road in Glasnevin, Dublin 1:21

Just when the people of Cedarwood Road thought they had seen the back of bus loads of tourists seeking out where Bono grew up, the U2 singer has gone (...)

The Woodenbridge World War One Memorial Garden in Co Wicklow which formally opens today. The memorial commemorates the 1,200 approx men from all areas of County Wicklow who died in the First World War. Photograph: Jack McManus

The first World War dead of Wicklow will be remembered today with the opening of a memorial park in the beautiful surroundings of Woodenbridge. The da(...)

Martin and Violet Coyne arriving at the Four Courts after being evicted from their home in Carpenterstown, Dublin. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times 1:46

Four men who occupied the former home of evicted couple Martin and Violet Coyne have been removed by gardaí. The men occupied the house in Luttrell Pa(...)

The Islamic Foundation of Ireland and the Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland said they can “confidently assert” that the opinions of Muslim academic Dr Ali Selim (above) are “neither shared by the IFI, the ICCI nor the majority of participating members in the Islamic community here”.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The major Islamic organisations in Ireland have distanced themselves from calls for primary schools to do more to accommodate Muslims. The Islamic Fou(...)

Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh in The Irish Times office for podcast and interview. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times 2:32

There’s no rest for the Rose of Tralee. “I think I’m still on the Ferris wheel,” Maria Walsh (27), the 56th Rose of Tralee says. Her first media engag(...)

Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh: wants to be a role model. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus 2:32

Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh said tonight the festival organisers and judges did not know she was gay when she entered. Ms Walsh said she would have to(...)

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The Irish craft beer industry is on course for sales of more than €15 million in 2014 with sales increasing by 50 per cent this year alone. A report, (...)