President Michael D Higgins at the Military Archives  at Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The €5.4 million Military Archives building, one of the flagship capital programmes of the 1916 centenary commemorations, has been opened. The archi(...)

Connolly Barracks: closed in early 2009

Colliers International is looking for expressions of interest by April 18th to redevelop the former Connolly Barracks and a nearby vacant shopping cen(...)

Kevin “Boxer” Moran: “The fact that these people were not prepared to sit around the table and meet shows the group is not fit for purpose.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Two Independent TDs from areas severely affected by flooding last winter have called for the resignation of officials tasked with managing the risk p(...)

A boy passes a mural in Yemen: Fulfilling a commitment made by President Barack Obama in 2013, the US government plans to release details of the number of militant suspects and civilians killed in drone strikes since 2009. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty

The US government plans to release details of the number of militant suspects and civilians killed in drone strikes since 2009 in an effort to increa(...)

Simon Harris  with Simon Coveney. Photograph: Alan Betson

Although Simon Coveney (46) backed Richard Bruton in the 2010 heave against party leader Enda Kenny, he was appointed Minister for Agriculture in what(...)

The former Magee Barracks in Kildare town has been sold at auction for €8.2 million,  more than four times its €2 million guide

The former Magee Barracks in Kildare town has been sold at auction for €8.2 million – more than four times its €2 million guide – underlining the reco(...)

Senator Gerard Craughwell:  says the officer was placed 11th in the order of merit, with the top nine applicants promoted. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Department of Defence may seek advice from the Attorney General before making a decision on a controversial Army promotion procedure. Minister o(...)

Government websites have come under a sustained cyber attack.

Government websites have come under a sustained cyber attack, causing massive disruption for citizens and the public service. Websites of a number o(...)

Enda Kenny (in Brussels): “It is an entirely appropriate time to visit peacekeeping troops in view of the . . . difficulties and the challenges they face.” Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will visit the Golan Heights on the Syrian-Israeli border as part of a short tour of the Middle East to meet Irish soldiers. Mr(...)

The former Magee Barracks in Kildare town closed in 1998 and many of its buildings are derelict

An almost forgotten army barracks now in ruin and a prominently located 50-acre development site in the centre of Kildare town are to be offered for (...)