Above,  Michael Collins  in London for the treaty negotiations  in December 1921. Photograph:  Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

Michael Collins was many things, but he was no trailblazing feminist. However, judging by the speech delivered at Beal na Blá last weekend by the Mini(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

The Ireland squad to face Wales with IRFU president Martin O’Sullivan. How many of these players will make the final 31? Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Some celebrated outside backs are likely to miss out on the Ireland 31-man squad when it is submitted to the World Cup organisers by 5pm on Monday.(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald said, since the Amsterdam Treaty of 1999, “Ireland has been party to a protocol under which we may opt in to such measures on a case-by-case basis”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Ireland is taking more than its fair share of migrants and is not opting out of European Union measures designed to tackle the current crisis, Ministe(...)

Meat exports have fallen from €15m to just €58,000.  Photograph: iStockphoto

Irish food exports to Russia effectively ground to a halt in the first six months of 2015, dropping by 75 per cent, as Moscow’s trade war with the We(...)

Crew members and participants in Safe Haven Voyages on board the ‘Spirit of Oysterhaven’, docked in Cork city. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Before last Monday, Victor Springbok had never been on a boat. A week later, the 22-year-old knows how to steer a vessel through “wild Atlantic wat(...)

I’m not sure if it’s the delicious creams and cleansers, the sunny tubs and tubes they come in, or the down-to-earth, homegrown spirit of the brand, b(...)

Wayne Lordan will be hoping to land the Tote Irish Cambridgeshire at the Curragh on board Fit For The Job for owner JP McManus. Photograph: James Crombie

JP McManus is renowned as one of National Hunt racing’s most powerful owners but his increasing influence on the flat can be further advertised sho(...)

A  Syrian migrant runs after crossing under a fence as he enters Hungary, at the border with Serbia, near Roszke, August 27th, 2015.  Photograph:  Reuters/Bernadett Szabo

In Alfonso Cuarón’s film Children of Men, set in a dystopian 2027, women can, for some mysterious reason, no longer can have babies, and societies aro(...)

Jason Corbett, who was found on Sunday, August 2nd, with fatal head injuries at the North Carolina home he shared with his second wife, Molly Martens.

The US sheriff investigating the death of a Limerick man in North Carolina said he is close to passing the case on to the local district attorney t(...)