Sinn Féin vice-president Mary Lou McDonald: ‘The British and its military forces actively colluded with unionist paramilitaries to cause the deaths of many hundreds of people in the conflict.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The British government has to account for its policy of collusion with unionist paramilitaries and murder gangs, Sinn Féin vice-president Mary Lou (...)

Tumult: rebel prisoners in Dublin after the Easter Rising of 1916. Photograph: Photo12/UIG via Getty

In 1886, at the age of 21, Willie Yeats published a two-part essay on the poet Samuel Ferguson, who had recently died. Yeats declared of Ferguson, aut(...)

Stafford House on Wolfe Tone Street, built in 1998, with 43 apartments now selling for €5.75m

A multi-family residential investment with 43 apartments are to go on the market today in Dublin’s north inner city. Damien McCaffrey of Knight Frank (...)

Gerry Adams, re-enactor Jim Roche, Martin McGuinness and Mary Lou McDonald at the Sinn Féin launch of their 1916 Commemoration Plans. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sinn Féin has launched an alternative Easter Rising programme to the State events for next year’s centenary commemorations. Sinn Féin President Gerry (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin addresses the annual Wolfe Tone commemoration  yesterday  in Bodenstown, Co Kildare.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Taoiseach’s adage that Ireland is the best small country in the world in which to do business is a good slogan “but it is not a vision for a coun(...)

Micheál Martin at  Fianna Fáil’s annual Wolfe Tone commemoration in Bodenstown, Co Kildare, yesterday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin stepped up his criticism of Sinn Féin’s handling of the Máiria Cahill controversy yesterday and expressed his shock (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with  Maíria Cahill after their meeting at Leinster House on Thursday. Photograph: Gareth/Chaney Collins

Sinn Féin failed even the most basic standards of republicanism in the way it handled the revelations from Maíria Cahill about an alleged sexual abuse(...)

Up to ¤100,000 worth of cannabis plants found during a Dublin city centre drug seizure yesterday. Photograph: PA Wire

A 32-year-old man was arrested at the scene of a Dublin city centre drug raid yesterday afternoon. Gardaí searched an apartment at Stafford House, in (...)

On average, six people who are new to homeless services are presenting on a daily basis in Dublin 2:04

The Civil Defence has been called in to help authorities cope with Dublin’s growing homeless problem by providing additional emergency beds.The number(...)

A person walks past as waves crash onto the Coast Road in Malahide, Dublin on Friday. Met Éireann has issued a fresh weather warning today with gusts of up to 110km/h forecast and a risk of coastal flooding. Photograph: PA

Met Éireann has upgraded its weather warning for today and is forecasting gusts of up to 120km/h today with a risk of further coastal flooding.It upgr(...)