Full list of candidates Galway may be the State’s most ethnically diverse city, with several “new Irish” candidates standing in 2005 and 2009, (...)

The eternal flame from John F Kennedy’s grave is delivered by Jean Kennedy Smith and Taoiseach Enda Kenny to the port of New Ross in Co Wexford on Saturday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Members of the Kennedy family have made a last-minute change to their travel plans to commemorate one of the most memorable moments from the JFK visit(...)

Asylum seekers, refugees and human rights supporters march from the Dáil to the Department of Justice in Dublin yesterday to protest as part of a national day of action to end direct-provision living for asylum seekers. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Mayor of Galway Cllr Terry O’Flaherty (Ind) has criticised the fact many asylum seekers spend prolonged periods in direct provision accommodati(...)