Dr Gerard Crotty says Irish acute hospitals are dangerously overcrowded. Photograph: Getty

Patients are facing an even more severe crisis in hospital emergency departments this year compared to last winter, the head of the Irish Hospital Con(...)

Easter Rising 1916: Commemorative periods prompt much propaganda and education is essential to counteract it.

The Children and the Revolution supplement published in the Irish Times this week, along with the launch of the government’s 2016 education programme (...)

British Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn holds the final regional rally in Nuneaton on September 8th. The results of the Labour leadership contest will be announced on Saturday  September 12th. Photograph: Richard Stonehouse/Getty Images

Prime minister Corbyn has a nice ring to it, at least for the more than 100,000 people who marched against Blair’s Iraq war in Dublin. We failed then.(...)

Carlingford Lough is so narrow at Narrow Water that the Irish soldiers searching the undergrowth yesterday could see the faces of British army divers (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the State was pleased to be able to offer the honour of State funeral to the descendants of Thomas Kent (above), who was executed in Cork Prison, the Victoria Barracks in May 1916.

The Government is to hold a State funeral for Thomas Kent - one of only two people executed outside of Dublin in 1916 - after DNA testing confirmed th(...)

JJ Maher from Roscrea splashing around with his family’s Belgian Blue entry at the 2015 Tullamore Show and AIB National Livestock Show. Photograph: Jeff Harvey

More than 60,000 people attended this year’s Tullamore Show on a warm, dry day on Sunday that was far removed from the rain induced cancellations of 2(...)

  An Post office in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Stolen cash, missing mail, and parcels sent to the wrong hemisphere are just some of the issues which vex An Post customers. In the last year and a (...)

Tony O’Malley, chief executive of Fujitsu Ireland, says the   Army exposes you to people management at an early stage.

Running a technology services company may not seem like it has much in common with being in the Irish Army, but for Fujitsu Ireland’s new chief execut(...)

Closing the Gates at Hougoumont, 1815 painted by the Victorian artist Robert Gibb, which shows a vital moment during the Battle of Waterloo.

How many Irish fought at the Battle of Waterloo? A lot has been the consensus of historians who have studied this most pivotal battle of the 19th cent(...)

Since the boats went down, a large, luxurious green motor yacht has been attracting a good deal of attention at Dun Laoghaire. It looks much more like(...)