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German soldiers on the offensive. Photograph: Neurdein/Roger Viollet/Getty

At 4.40am on the morning of March 21st, 1918, three German armies unleashed 6,473 heavy guns and 3,532 trench mortars upon 50 miles of the Western Fro(...)

A queue outside a church to sign the anti-conscription pledge in 1918.

On April 9th, 1918, House of Commons MPs gathered for a special sitting. At 3pm, British prime minister David Lloyd George briefed the house on the si(...)

A man who kept a stash of pornography on his work computer has failed to convince judges his right to a private life was infringed when his employer opened the files. File photograph: Getty Images

A man who kept a stash of pornography on his work computer has failed to convince judges his right to a private life was infringed when his employer o(...)

RC Sherriff: survived the war and wrote ‘Journey’s End’ in 1928

In the early spring of 1918, British soldiers on the Western Front waited anxiously and with mounting trepidation for the German assault they knew was(...)

KamaGames managing director Andrey  Kuznetsov: “We are self-funded since day one . . .  so we didn’t need any grants.”

KamaGames, a Russian gaming company, has seen its valuation jump threefold to about $500 million (€404 million) since moving to Dublin in 2012, despit(...)

Regency Hotel: crime-scene tape at the hotel in 2016; it is now the Bonnington. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

On February 5th, 2016, at least four gunmen burst into the Regency Hotel in Drumcondra in Dublin, where a weigh-in for a WBO lightweight boxing match (...)

An analysis of bus journeys on the north and south quays showed substantial time savings.

Bus journey times along Dublin’s Liffey quays have been reduced by up to 45 per cent following the introduction of restrictions on cars, according to (...)

Spar staff Ulrika Campbell and Anna Horvat where a winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased that yielded one lucky winner a massive €9,485,078 in Saturday Night’s Lotto Draw. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

The lucky shop that sold the weekend’s €9.5m jackpot winning lotto ticket in Dublin has in the past sold two other winning tickets. The hunt is now o(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron leaves a polling booth with his ballot shortly before casting his vote in the second round of the French legislative elections at the City Hall in Le Touquet, France. Photograph: Christophe Archambault/EPA

Voters turned out in low numbers on Sunday in the second round of France’s parliamentary election, where president Emmanuel Macron is expected to win (...)

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron poses for a selfie during a campaign visit in Sarcelles, Paris. Photograph: Martin Bureau/Reuters

The contest between the centrist Emmanuel Macron and the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen for the French presidency has become a battle of image ahea(...)

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