Westport House, Westport, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan / Phocus.

The National Asset Management Agency has withdrawn loans secured on the Westport House estate from a €1 billion sale to an American investment fund, w(...)

The Waterfoot Hotel in Derry has cancelled a PSNI event after threats by a dissident Republican group to hold a protest. Photograph: Google Maps

A Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) recruitment fair due to take place in Derry this weekend has been cancelled, following a threat by a dissi(...)

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(...)