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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(...)

Phil Lynott, lead singer  Thin Lizzy,  died on January 4th, 1986. He was 35. Photograph:  Eric Luke

– Phil Lynott, lead singer with Irish rock band Thin Lizzy (below), died on January 4th. He was 35 years old.–Jennifer Guinness, wife of Guinness Maho(...)

The cockpit wreckage of Flight MH17: on December 15th, Putin signed a  law allowing the Constitutional Court in Moscow to overrule  decisions of international courts where they contradict the principle of supremacy of the Russian constitution. Photograph: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

With the findings of the criminal investigation into the Flight MH17 disaster due in mid-year, it’s instructive to see Russia’s president Vladimir Put(...)

Exploring Ireland’s postcolonial archictural identity: architect John McLaughlin and academic Gary Boyd. Photograph: Alice Clancy

While a Modernist revival arose during the Tiger’s cub years, fostered by the new breed of architecture, Ireland is not often associated with the ori(...)

Irishman Morgan Downey:  browser-based market data platform known as Money.Net

There aren’t many people who would be brave enough to take on billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg, but Irish man Morgan Downey is one of them. (...)

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