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A certificate dated January 8th 1937, signed by Frank Aiken, minister for defence, granting a dependents’ allowance to James Daly in respect of his son James Joseph Daly executed in India on November 2nd 1920 for his part in the Connaught Rangers Mutiny.

Relatives of those involved in the Connaught Rangers mutiny 100 years ago have been told that they will have to petition Queen Elizabeth II to have th(...)

President Michael D Higgins with Lieut Col Ken Martin during the Remembrance Sunday service at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Irish who served in the Allied forces in the second World War were recognised at the annual Remembrance Sunday service at St Patrick’s Cathedral i(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his partner Matt Barrett with US vice-president Mike Pence and his sister Anne Pence Poynter at the vice-president’s official residence in Washington DC in March. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

US vice-president Mike Pence is to visit Ireland in September, his first trip here in an official capacity. Mr Pence, who has family roots in Ireland(...)

Best country house breakfast: Longueville House, Mallow, Co Cork

The champions of breakfast across Ireland have just been announced with two castles on the Wild Atlantic Way taking gold in the top tier categories, a(...)

Martin McDonagh, who is engaged in  a legal battle with  the ‘Sunday World’  over a story which referred to him as a ‘Traveller drug king’. Photograph: Collins Courts

If a €900,000 damages award to a man by a jury which found that a newspaper had wrongly described him as a “Traveller drug king” is allowed to stand, (...)

 Martin McDonagh arriving at the Four Courts in 2015. Photograph: Collins

The Court of Appeal was incorrect in overturning a €900,000 damages award for defamation to a man branded a ‘Traveller drug king’ by a newspaper, the (...)

There’s a place near me which offers a “homoeopathy” service. “Hilarious,” I thought and was tempted to call in but feared being misunderstood. So I c(...)

Indiana governor Mike Pence has been selected by Donald Trump to be his running mate. Mr Pence hails from an Irish Catholic family with grandparents from Sligo and Clare. Photograph: Aaron P Bernstein/Getty Images

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has formally named Indiana governor Mike Pence as his running mate, ending weeks of speculati(...)

Taiseach Enda Kenny and the Fine Gael party received pleas from TD John Perry who lost at the selection convention for Sligo-Leitrim last weekend, to add him to the ticket. Photograph: Eric Luke

In a row with Fine Gael over the registration of delegates for a selection convention, TD John Perry used the example of a Dublin GAA star who had a s(...)

Enda Flanagan, Aaron Hannon, Paul Flynn and Robert Grimes, all from St Muredach’s College, Ballina, Co Mayo

Irish students will be battling it out with the pick of the globe’s up-and-coming motor racing enthusiasts in Singapore in two weeks’ time. The F1 in (...)

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