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Flowers, candles and other items are placed in memory of Heather Heyer and for those affected by the violence at the site where a vehicle smashed into counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

A man who drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been convicted of first-degree murder for kill(...)

Irish troops moving over the captured German 2nd line at Cambrai, France, circa 1917. Photograph: Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images

January 21st, 1919 was an auspicious day in Irish history. The War of Independence started when men from the 3rd Tipperary Brigade of the Irish Volunt(...)

James Flynn of St Mary’s Terrace, Rathkeale, Co. Limerick, pictured leaving court  on Wednesday after his case was withdrawn. Photograph: Collins Courts

A judge told a male claimant not to refer to her as “love” during what was described as an exaggerated and unsuccessful €60,000 damages claim in the C(...)

Louise Brooks in “Pandora’s Box”: director GW Pabst wanted her for the role.

Watching the newly restored version of Pandora’s Box, one can’t help but suspect that Louise Brooks, who died in 1985, is some contemporary YouTube st(...)

Job done: Joan Scales after she ‘landed’ an Airbus at Dublin Airport using the Aer Lingus flight training simulator

“Up, up and away,” I feel like singing as I take off in control of an Aer Lingus Airbus A320. I was flying a plane from Manchester to Dublin, and succ(...)

Carols by Candlelight at the National Concert Hall takes place on Friday, December 22nd.
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Your other half Love time together Rekindle your love with a night enjoying the chocolate tones of living legend and soul master Lee Fields and the (...)

A fan points to his chest as he shouts at West Bromwich Albion’s James McClean, who is wearing a shirt without a poppy. Photograph: Reuters

Ireland international soccer player James McClean “is a national hero” because “he chooses not to wear a poppy”, the annual Service of Remembrance at (...)

The poppy is sold by the Royal British Legion (RBL) to raise funds for serving or ex-British servicemen and their dependents.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar wore a shamrock poppy in the Dáil on Tuesday. It commemorates those who died during the First World War between 1914 and 1918. (...)

Dr Eamonn Martin: ‘People preferred to cling on to a history of difference and separation, rather than recognise and embrace our shared story of common suffering.’ Photograph: Eric Luke

The Archbishop of Armagh Dr Eamon Martin has criticised the writing out of history of Irish Catholics who died in the first World War. Archbishop Mar(...)

Archaeologist Seamus Caulfield with Shane Fox and Orla Maher from Dublin at the Céide Fields, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

The very fact that beneath the wild heathery bogs of north Mayo lies the most extensive Stone Age monument in the world is both humbling and hard to g(...)

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