If the dead could speak they would point their skeletal fingers at the rather corpulent figure who sent them to their doom. The Sinn Féin propaganda l(...)

 Flowers and  messages at the scene of the  stabbing of Lorcan O’Reilly at   the Oliver Bond Street  flat complex in Dublin on November 1st. Photograph: Collins

Five people have been arrested in connection with to the fatal stabbing of a young man at the Oliver Bond Street flats in Dublin on Halloween night(...)

The average portion size of a chicken tikka masala main course contained 1,249 calories, almost two-thirds of the guideline daily amount (GDA). Photograph: Getty Images

Eating a typical Indian takeaway meal of a starter, main course and pilau rice can contain far more calories than an adult’s total daily requi(...)

People entering the Republique metro  station in front of the makeshift memorial in tribute to  the victims of the Paris attacks at the Place de la Republique on Monday. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

Dublin’s two French schools have been taking security precautions following the terrorist attacks in Paris which left 129 people dead. The Lycé(...)

Brigid Maguire (43), a mother-of-two, was found in her home in Mullingar, Co Westmeath on Saturday evening. Photograph: Facebook

A woman whose body was found in her home in Mullingar, Co Westmeath on Saturday evening has been named as Brigid Maguire. Ms Maguire (43), a mother-o(...)

Randy Blythe, frontman with Lamb of God, who says he was attacked in Dublin by a gang of teenagers on Sunday night. Photograph: Getty Images

Randy Blythe, frontman with US heavy metal band Lamb of God, said the parents of those who assaulted him should take the blame for raising their child(...)

French minister of state for veteran affairs Jean-Marc Todeschini has presented one of Ireland’s last surviving second World War veterans with France’(...)

Paula Douglas, who was adopted in Ireland and now lives in the United States, pictured with her daughter Caitlin

Paula Douglas has known she was adopted from as early as she can remember. Her Irish mother Lil Holmes told her when she was four. Yet, she rem(...)

 British soldiers eating hot rations in the Ancre Valley during the Battle of the Somme, October 1916. Photograph: Lt E Brooks/IWM via Getty Images

A performance of Frank McGuinness’s play Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme will be performed on the site of the Battle of the Somm(...)

A deserted street in Dublin during the Easter Rising in 1916.

A civilian who was killed during the Easter Rising has had a new gravestone and plaque unveiled in his name at Glasnevin Cemetery. Edward Murphy (42)(...)