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Neil McMahon hiking on a glacier in Iceland

Neil McMahon is a Limerickman who has lived in Iceland for five decades. He went there as a postgrad student after finishing his degree in history and(...)

Brian Robson:  he was just 19 when two Irish friends helped him to climb into a crate so that he could airmail himself from Melbourne to London

Were you in Australia in 1965, and did you help a homesick Welsh man to mail himself home in a wooden crate? If so, he wants to hear from you. Brian (...)

Photograph taken on December 22nd, 1988, shows a policeman walking away from the damaged cockpit of the 747 Pan Am flight that exploded and crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland, with 259 passengers on board. Photograph: Roy Letkey/ AFP via Getty

The US attorney general has announced new charges against a Libyan accused of building the Lockerbie bomb that killed 270 people aboard a Pan Am fligh(...)

Abdel Basset al-Megrahi in a Tripoli hospital in 2009. Photograph: Ismail Zetouny/Reuters

There may have been a miscarriage of justice in the trial of Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, the Libyan convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing in which 270 (...)

The coffin of Gen  Qassem Suleimani  is carried by truck through Tehran, Iran, on January 6th during his funeral procession. Photograph: Arash Khamooshi/The New York Times

A man who attacks a hornets’ nest in an enclosed space may boast that he carries a big stick, but he risks being stung to death. Iran’s supreme leade(...)

Representing Ireland: this 1928 poster, Great Western Railway/Southern Ireland by the illustrator Warwick Goble, is expected to fetch approx €903 - €1,354.

Rare vintage travel posters designed to entice overseas visitors with the beauties of the British Isles and Ireland in the early 20th century are expe(...)

Lord Empey wants  the British government to  use its veto on the UN Security Council to gain commitments about compensation before it would agree to the unfreezing of the Libyan assets in England.

Any attempt by the British government to use frozen Libyan assets in England to compensate IRA victims of weapons and explosives smuggled into Norther(...)

Bombmalta

In the two years before the assassination of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia last month, there were five car bombs on the island of Ma(...)

Blade Runner sequel: Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford in Blade Runner 2049

“I need chewing gum,” Denis Villeneuve says in his foggy Québécois accent. “I find that when I am tired the first thing that goes is my English. Chewi(...)

 Design historian Linda King at home in North Strand, Dublin,   in her livingroom. Photograph: Alan Betson

Linda King is a design historian at IADT, Dún Laoghaire. She was a graphic designer before moving into education and research and has been a consulta(...)

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