Jeffrey Donaldson MP said the word of the Sinn Féin leadership could not be relied on.

A Democratic Unionist Party MP has said an independent mechanism to assess whether the IRA still existed could help to solve the current crisis. Jeff(...)

Former Fianna Fáil minister Conor Lenihan: clearly doesn’t feel his political past is anything to be embarrassed about. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It’s a story that won’t go away. For all Fianna Fáil’s rebranding efforts, the troublesome past always comes back to haunt it. Tuesday’s edition of(...)

The subject tells the story:  the American writer Robert Drake in Where I Am, on RTÉ, about the 1999 attack, in his adopted home of Sligo, that left him with brain injuries

As mottos go, “get better or get bitter” is a good one. Robert Drake says that choosing the former has made all the difference, although the Americ(...)

Aidan Gillen as Charles Haughey in RTÉ One’s ‘Charlie’, the most-watched programme so far this year.

In the absence of any blazing sunshine, or much evidence of the sun’s existence at all, Irish adults aged 15-plus watched television for an average of(...)

A publicity shot for ‘Recruits’, a two-part documentary that airs on RTÉ One next week: the documentary follows new recruits as they make their way through a 17-week training period. Photograph: Hu O’Reilly

RTÉ One’s autumn documentary line-up gets under way next week with Recruits, a two-parter that gives the makers “unprecedented” access to the Irish De(...)

Stephen Clinch (49), who played  “Noely” in Love/Hate, is  charged with a co-defendant with robbery of €50,730 and possessing a firearm at the Gate Hotel on Parnell Street on the morning of May 11th last. File photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Love/Hate actor Stephen Clinch has been granted bail pending his trial over a €50,000 armed robbery at a hotel in Dublin city centre. Stephen Clinch ((...)

An extraordinary phenomenon has occurred in Dublin in the past decade or so. It is the spread of an entirely new accent through large areas of Dublin’(...)

Northern Ireland Justice Minister and Alliance Party member  David Ford. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The IRA may still be active a decade after its public disbandment, a senior Northern Ireland official has said. The remark prompted a flat denial fro(...)

Anton Savage: instead of a cliched mid-Atlantic twang he opts for a Mitteleuropa accent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Once upon a time it was practically de rigueur for aspiring broadcasters to adopt a mid-Atlantic accent, with many a radio DJ especially affecting (...)

Renault Ireland is the new sponsor of The Late Late Show, following Sky Broadband’s decision not to renew its deal for a third year. Renault is under(...)