Hilde Michnia is suspected of forcing prisoners on an evacuation march in 1945

Up six steps from the front door, Hilde Michnia’s brown apartment door is decorated with a garland of white polyester roses. A black strip, reading “2(...)

A World War II veteran places a flower on the memorial wall during a commemoration service in the former concentration camp Bergen-Belsen in northern Germany. Photograph: Getty Images

German prosecutors have opened an investigation into a 93-year-old woman, suspected of serving as a Nazi SS guard, after she was featured in an Irish (...)

President Michael D Higgins recalled the 11 million victims at the Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration  in the Mansion House, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The world has a duty not to allow those killed in the Holocaust to “die twice” by forgetting them, President Michael D Higgins has said. Speaking at (...)

Holocaust survivors Tomi Reichantal  and Suzi Diamond   during the  Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration at the Mansion House, Dublin, in 2013. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

President Michael D Higgins, Chief Justice Susan Denham and various Ministers will be among the dignitaries in attendance for the 12th annual Holocaus(...)

United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-Moon is among those on the shortlist for the Tipperary International Peace Award. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

A holocaust survivor, a Burmese human rights lawyer and the United Nations secretary general are among those shortlisted for the Tipperary Internation(...)

Palo Alto: the city’s chief information officer Jonathan Reichental said: “The start-up acquires timely feedback from government staff that ensures their product meets market needs, and cities get to shape a solution more quickly that works for them.”

An Irish start-up has teamed up with the world’s technology capital, Palo Alto, to launch an interactive tool to allow residents such as Facebook fou(...)

Panti Bliss - aka Rory O’Neill - with Stephen Fry at the Rehab People of the Year awards. Photograph: Zara Zhuang/The Irish Times

Rory O’Neill - aka Panti Blis - and Garda whistleblowers Maurice McCabe and John Wilson were among the winners of the 2014 People of the Year Awards.O(...)

Good cop, odd cop: Noel Clarke, Reece Shearsmith and Alex Kingston in ‘Chasing Shadows’

The grey mood and slow burn of Scandi crime dramas has seeped into British police procedurals with some fine results – ITV’s Broadchurch is the most o(...)

Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental spoke graphically about the realities of starvation at the weekend Famine 1848 Walk in Ballingarry, south Tipperary, at which he was leader. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental spoke graphically about the realities of starvation at the weekend Famine 1848 Walk in Ballingarry, south Tipperary(...)

Louis Lentin was perhaps best known as producer of the 1996 ground-breaking documentary Dear Daughter on child abuse at a Dublin orphanage. Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The funeral of Louis Lentin (80) at the Jewish cemetery in Dublin’s Dolphin’s Barn this evening was short, simple and dignified. Former RTÉ hea(...)