100 years ago this week L-Sgt Jack Moyney from Rathdowney,  won the VC for an extraordinary act of endurance.

One hundred years ago this week Lance-Sgt Jack Moyney from Rathdowney, Co Laois won the Victoria Cross (VC) for an extraordinary act of endurance. H(...)

 Uber is facing a growing list of federal investigations  in the United States. Photograph: EPA

Uber has confirmed it is co-operating with the New York Federal Bureau of Investigation over whether it interfered illegally with its competitor, Lyft(...)

Bill Murphy, Tom Walsh and Edward Hanlon  at the proposed site for a first World War memorial in Midleton, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

“Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn,” wrote poet Laurence Binyon about those who died in the first World War, and now those from Midleton(...)

A man wearing a T-shirt bearing the name of President Donald Trump, right, argues with a counterprotester after being hit by a flying plastic bottle of water near a "Free Speech" rally staged by conservative activists, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Boston.  An estimated 15,000 counterprotesters marched through the city to historic Boston Common, where many gathered near a bandstand abandoned early by conservatives who had planned to deliver a series of speeches. Police vans later escorted the conservatives out of the area, and angry counterprotesters scuffled with armed officers trying to maintain order.  (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Tens of thousands of demonstrators, emboldened and unnerved by the eruption of fatal violence in Virginia last weekend, surged onto streets and parks (...)

The fourth Big Grill Fest takes place in Herbert Park in Dublin 4 from Thursday to Sunday.

A whole cow on a spit, awfully adventurous ways with offal, “dirty grilling”, hot smoking and a chilli eating challenge – there’s a heat haze over the(...)

Torch-bearing white nationalists rally around a statue of Robert E Lee, the Confederate general, near the University of Virginia campus in Charlottesville. Photograph: Edu Bayer/The New York Times

Eight years ago, as the nation’s first black president took office, pundits debated whether Barack Obama’s election marked the rise of a “post-racial (...)

Angela Gillette with her husband Mark Gillette and their children Lily (11) and Jackson  (9).

Angela Gillette, originally from Glasnevin in Dublin, has been living in the US for 26 years. After 18 years in California, where she met her American(...)

Aldborough House in Portland Row, Dublin.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The last Georgian mansion built in Dublin, Aldborough House on Portland Row, could be saved from dereliction under new plans for its redevelopment sub(...)

Two men were injured in a car crash in Dublin on Friday morning. Photograph: Frank Miller/Files

A man travelling as a passenger in a taxi has died following a car crash in the early hours of Friday in Dublin city. The man, believed to be in his(...)

American Airlines and the Transport Security Administration are testing a new type of scanner at Phoenix Airport.

New security scanners in the US American Airlines and the Transport Security Administration (TSA) are testing a new type of scanner at Phoenix Airpor(...)