Martin McGuinness with masked IRA men at the funeral of Brendan Burns in 1988. File photograph: Pacemaker 1:34

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, has refused to say how many people he may have killed while a senior figure in the republica(...)

Alan Barry: I hope people will enjoy my story. If I have one wish it would be that it will help others to come to grips with their own demons, and bring closure to events that maybe need addressing in their own lives

People would often say to me, “Alan, with the life you’ve led you should write a book.” I guess reflecting upon the past 50 years, and without want(...)

Winding its way up from the Grand Canal, midway between Ranelagh and Rathmines, Mount Pleasant Avenue is one of those charming streets that has “sou(...)

Gardaí Éireannach: Irish Guards wearing shamrocks on their berets take part in a parade on St Patrick’s Day in Kuwait, March 17, 2003. REUTERS/Mark Richards

The meeting was held in camera and the vote was split. Early this month, it took the casting ballot of Noel O’Sullivan, the chairman of the Lon(...)

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission says it made right call in 1992 to change the name on a headstone from an unknown Irish Guards lieutenant to that of Lieut John Kipling.

The grave of Irish Guards Lieut John Kipling, the son of writer Rudyard Kipling, is correctly identified, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC(...)

An artillery shell from 1916, turned into a dinner gong, which was found in a London flea market and which will go under the hammer in Whyte’s, with an estimate of between €800 and €1,200, next month.

An impulse purchase at a London flea market has uncovered the only known trophy made to celebrate British “victory” in the 1916 Rising. A “fascinat(...)

The new film gives a humane and determinedly fair-minded account of the events surrounding the hunger strikes, and of the interests of the parties inv(...)

August 1960: George Harrison (second right), Paul McCartney (centre),   Stuart Sutcliffe (fourth left) and Pete Best (right)  of the Beatles’ then current line-up, with members of their touring party, at the Arnhem-Oostberbeek War Cemetery, the Netherlands,  as the band journeyed from Liverpool to Hamburg. File photograph: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Researchers claim to have discovered the first World War grave of the grandfather of former Beatle George Harrison in northern France. Pte Henry Harr(...)

Garda Eireannach, as they call themselves, already have a kit designed by O’Neill’s. Their socks include their nickname ‘the Micks’. Archive photograph: Mark Richards/Reuters

The Irish Guards has become the first British army regiment to be affiliated as a club within the GAA. London GAA voted at its September county board(...)

The explosions occurred around 2am at different addresses in the Brookfield Gardens area of Ahoghill.

Police and British army bomb disposal experts are investigating reports of two explosions in a Co Antrim village. The explosions occurred around 2am a(...)