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Amyloidosis is caused by deposits of abnormal protein – amyloid – in tissues and organs throughout the body. File photograph: Getty

A life-changing treatment for amyloidosis, a progressive, fatal disease that is disproportionately common in Ireland, is being made available through (...)

The aftermath of the Omagh bombing, which occurred on August 15th, 1998. Photograph: Frank Miller

The large, open-plan, first-floor meeting room of the Omagh Support and Self Help Group looks a little desolate – appropriate perhaps, given everythin(...)

The former Bessborough home in Cork. Photograph: Provision

An Bord Pleanála has decided to hold an oral hearing into plans for a controversial housing development on the site of the former Bessborough mother a(...)

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

Royal Ulster Constabulary police officers and firefighters inspecting the damage caused by a bomb explosion in Market Street, Omagh, Co Tyrone, on August 15th 1998. File photograph: Paul McErlane/PA

Relatives of Omagh bomb victims are to sue Northern Ireland’s police chief for investigative failings they believe let the killers escape justice. Ah(...)

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon said the pause in the fighting was largely holding, despite some incidents that he hoped would be contained. Photograph: Sandro Campardo/EPA

A senior official from Syria’s main opposition group said yesterday the first major attempt to halt the fighting after nearly five years of war was in(...)

Iraqi pro-government forces drive their armoured vehicles in the Jwaibah area, on the eastern outskirts of Ramadi, on February 8th after they retook the region from Islamic State  group jihadists. Photograph: Al-Dulaimi/AFP/Getty Images

Major powers trying to forge a Syrian peace plan have made almost no progress in overcoming one of the main obstacles to ending the war: deciding who (...)

Bloody sunday in Derry 1972 when members of the parachute regiment opened fire on a banned Civil Rights march through the city. Photograph: William L Rukeyser

‘D-Day’, ‘Arnhem’, ‘The Falklands.’ Perhaps these place names and battle honours of The Parachute Regiment point to why the men of its 1st Battalion’s(...)

The aftermath of the 1998 Omagh bombing. Photograph: Frank Miller

Amnesty International is joining with families of those killed in the Omagh bombing in pressing for an independent public inquiry into the Real IRA at(...)