A soldier has died after falling from a height at McKee Barracks , Dublin early this morning. Photograph: Google Street view

The Minister for Defence has expressed sympathy on the death of a soldier who died after falling from a height at McKee Barracks, Dublin early this mo(...)

 Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces Lieut-Gen Seán McCann at the launch of the  fuchsia appeal to raise funds for former members of the Defence Forces who have fallen on hard times, accompanied by John Gus Hennessy (right) president of  the Organisation of ex-Servicemen and Women. Photograph:  Alan Betson

The age profile of former Defence Force members in need of accommodation after falling on hard times has become younger since the recession began, it (...)

JFK ‘eternal flame’ arrives in Dublin

An eternal flame taken from the grave of former US president John F Kennedy arrived into Dublin airport today ahead of the 50th anniversary of his vis(...)

The former editor of the
 Evening Press, 
Sean Ward, at the funeral of journalist and sports columnist Con Houlihan in August 2012

Seán Ward, who has died aged 79, was editor of the now defunct Evening Press from 1970 until 1992. A trusted and respected editor, he oversaw publicat(...)

A file photograph of Minister for Justice Alan Shatter who will spend most of this week visiting Israel. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill.

Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Alan Shatter has praised Ireland ’s contribution to peacekeeping efforts in south Lebanon. Mr(...)