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Taoiseach Charles Haughey welcoming French president Francois Mitterrand at Dublin Airport in February 1988.

Charles Haughey demanded a personal visit by François Mitterrand to his north Dublin mansion be included in the itinerary only three days before the F(...)

Recy Taylor photographed in 2010. Her rape by six white men in 1944 drew national attention in the US. Photograph: AP Photo/Phelan M Ebenhack

Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old African-American sharecropper, was walking home from church in Abbeville, Alabama, on the night of September 3rd, 1944, whe(...)

Kate Madden of  Loreto College on St Stephen’s Green, explains her project Will Eating a Mars Bar Increase the Average Speed of a Galloping Pony?  to President Michael D Higgins back in 2013. Photograph: Eric Luke

Two young entrepreneurs made a big impression on the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall when they met in Áras An Uachtaráin on Wednesday. Sister(...)

Maureen Haughey with her husband Charles: The couple married in 1951  and had four children, Conor, Ciarán, Eimear and Seán.   Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Maureen Haughey, wife of the late former taoiseach Charles Haughey, has died in Dublin aged 91. Mrs Haughey died on Friday at the Mater Private Hospi(...)

“There are escalators inside for Enda to make Donald Trump-style entrances down into the chamber (formerly the Cosmetics Hall and Karen Millen).” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Leinster House is falling down Falling down, falling down Leinster House is falling down Where will the Dáil go? The renovation work has to b(...)

Abbeville, Kinsealy, Co Dublin. Photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

The Malahide mansion that once belonged to former taoiseach Charles Haughey has been sold to a Japanese businessman for a figure believed to be about (...)