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Trevor and Kevin Baker-O’Haire on the grounds of Ashford Castle where they both work after moving to Ireland in 2015. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Trevor Baker-O’Haire has always considered himself Irish. Born in London to Irish parents, he spent his teenage years during the 1980s in Co Mayo afte(...)

Gardaí estimated up to 1,000 people took part in the protest. Photograph: Barry Roche

An Post mail centre workers in Dublin, Portlaoise and Athlone are being urged to show solidarity with over 200 colleagues in Cork facing redundancy as(...)

Despite Ireland’s economic recovery and uncertainty over Brexit, Irish people continue to move across the Irish Sea in large numbers. Although the num(...)

The revelation a 91-year-old patient had spent 29 hours on a trolley at Tallaght hospital had generated banner headlines, which grew larger when it emerged that the hospital had ordered an investigation into the leak. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It was at the end of a long working day and, more relevantly, a very long week in the life of their workplace, when the consultants of Tallaght hos(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald told The Irish Times: “There is no difference in fact when you look at what the Chief Constable said and what the Garda Commissioner and the Independent Monitoring Committee said in terms of the very changed situation regarding the Provisional IRA.” File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has moved to play down any suggestion of a difference between the PSNI and the Garda in their assessment of an(...)

US president Barack Obama  has gone to great lengths to break out of the cloistered Washington scene, which he clearly hates. Photograph: Getty Images

The profile is matter-of-fact: “Dad, husband and 44th President of the United States. ” But the first message brimmed with enthusiasm: “Hello, Twitter(...)

Facebook has moved to defend and clarify its policies on gender-based hate speech amid pressure from advertisers.  Photograph: Martin Keene/PA Wire.

Facebook has moved to defend and clarify its policies on gender-based hate speech amid pressure from advertisers. The company said there (...)

A group of visiting MEPs has expressed concern at the "restrictive aspects" of the proposed legislation on abortion here. Four members of(...)