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Orangemen on parade  in Portadown in 1999. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA

The Orange Order suggested a new commission intended to rule on contentious marches in Northern Ireland could be given a role in monitoring traffic ar(...)

Traditional mince pies with a nutty finish.

Mince pies are a given at Christmas, and love them or loathe them, they usually make an appearance in some form or another. While there are countless (...)

Digicel: underlying earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (ebitda) at the group fell 8 per cent to $229 million (€192 million) for the three months from the same period last year. Photograph: iStock

Businessman Denis O’Brien’s emerging markets-focused telecoms group Digicel reported to creditors on Wednesday that its earnings dropped in its financ(...)

The Atrium forms part of the Beechwood Court scheme developed by Jackson Homes in 2006.

Ires Reit is closing in on the purchase of a portfolio of 25 high-end apartments in the south Dublin suburb of Stillorgan. The State’s biggest landlo(...)

Gillian O’Brien: “It is unusual to go to a general history site and not to be told something about 1916 even though 1916 took place geographically in very few places.”  Photograph: Alistair Daniel

Author Gillian O’Brien felt that there was a tendency towards a ‘traditional’ telling of history in Ireland, and set out to find the darkness in he(...)

Jon Bon Jovi photographed at the RDS in Dublin in 2011. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

In his early childhood, Bono was subjected to threats of violence from Orangemen marauding through his Dublin neighbourhood - at least if you believe (...)

Banks were also sharply lower with AIB down 4 per cent and Bank of Ireland falling by 1.9 per cent. Permanent TSB bucked the trend, closing up 6 per cent.

European stocks closed slightly higher on Friday, shaking off early weakness sparked by news that US president Donald Trump tested positive for Covid-(...)

Orangeman Randy Davidson celebrating the Twelfth at home, where he is isolating. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It has been the least bad Twelfth of July in living memory, thanks to celebrations being largely cancelled – something that has never happened volunta(...)

Crowds watch on at the Ballycraigy estate 11th night bonfire in Co Antrim. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images.

Bonfires have been lit in loyalist areas across Northern Ireland as the annual July tradition took place amid coronavirus restrictions. While there w(...)

Happy Eve of the Twelfth. I’ve attended more Orange parades than some might consider acceptable for a native-born son of Roscommon. Included were eigh(...)

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