Anti water charges protesters faced by gardaí in Dublin in April 2015. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A legal case involving a 64-year-old man accused of assaulting a garda during an anti-water charges protest in Limerick last year will be heard in the(...)

Charlie Fell: wrote movingly about his battle with pancreatic cancer. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A cancer research fellowship in honour of campaigner and Irish Times columnist Charlie Fell was announced yesterday at University College Cork. Fell (...)

Alan Murphy, the homeless man who died after a fall in Dublin city centre last week, was buried yesterday, following a funeral Mass in Courtbrack, nea(...)

Patrick O’Donnell (52) is the former landlord of the Prince of Wales pub in St George’s Road in Southwark. Photograph: Getty Images

A Mayo-born London pub landlord has been given a suspended 20 month prison sentence for tax fraud, following a Revenue and Customs investigation that (...)

The decision by the British Government to threaten to impose welfare cuts in Northern Ireland unilaterally has been opposed by the Government, Ministe(...)

Outspoken: neoliberalism “turns out to be a dead end”, says Paul Mason. Photograph: Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Getty

Paul Mason sits in his two-up, two-down terraced house in south London while a newly arrived wheaten terrier, Lottie, still getting used to visitors, (...)

Playwright Brian Friel  with a portrait of himself by artist Mick O’Dea, which was unveiled  in 2010 as part of the National Portrait Collection in the National Gallery Dublin.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Playwright Brian Friel, described by former US president Bill Clinton “as an Irish treasure for the entire world”, will be honoured next month in a (...)

The coffin of Charles Patrick Evans is carried off a Royal Air Force C-17 military transporter plane at RAF Brize Norton.  Photograph: Joe Giddens/AFP/Getty Images

The last time Pat Evans was in Holy Cross Church in West Bromwich, where he was married to Maureen half a century before, he had a six-inch nail and a(...)

Paul O’Shea. Photograph: London Metropolitan Police

An Irish heroin addict has been given a minimum 32-year jail term for the hammer and knife killing of two men in a London flat. Paul O’Shea (37), from(...)

David Cameron waits to greet his Ukrainian counterpart, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, at Number 10 Downing Street yesterday. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

MPs sitting yesterday on the terrace in the Houses of Parliament in the sultry heat of July could be seen occasionally flicking through images on thei(...)