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Interior of Coventry Cathedral. Photograph:  Loop Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

We live in challenging times. The uncertainties hanging over our hopes and expectations for Christmas are difficult for many to manage. However, it is(...)

Executed: Thomas Harte and Patrick McGrath.

Eighty years ago this week, a barely remembered event in the history of law and order within the Irish state occurred, yet the significance of it cann(...)

Mick Waters died after a long illness with cancer at the age of 76.

Mick Waters, the founder of Survivors of Child Abuse (Soca), one of the oldest groups advocating for former residents of industrial schools, has died (...)

Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness and Bobby Storey address supporters at a protest on the Falls Road over the arrest of Gerry Adams in 2014. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Veteran Republican masterminded Northern Bank Robbery and Maze prison escape before playing key role in Sinn Féin’s road to peace Nearly 1,800 men(...)

Dame Vera Lynn in 2003, with a photograph of her during the second World War. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Vera Lynn (Vera Margaret Welch) Born: March 20th, 1917 Died: June 18th, 2020 At the start of the second World War, Vera Lynn, who has died aged 103, (...)

Seamus Heffernan on Peaceful comes home to win The Tattersalls Irish 1,000 Guineas. Photograph:  ©INPHO/Caroline Norris

It will be a unique behind-closed-doors Royal Ascot this week but what remains the same is how Aidan O’Brien is favourite to be leading trainer there (...)

The family of Irish-born Margaret Keane want the words ‘In ár gcroíthe go deo’ to be on the headstone on  her grave. File photograph: iStock.

A Church of Ireland bishop has challenged an English counterpart over a ruling that an inscription in Irish on a gravestone in a Coventry churchyard m(...)

The family of Irish-born Margaret Keane want the words “In ár gcroíthe go deo” on the stone above her grave. Photograph:iStock

The Church of England has sought to distance itself from a decision by one of its ecclesiastical judges who ruled that an Irish-language inscription o(...)

Picture Post: workers harvesting flax in Co Down in 1948. Photograph: Merlyn Severn//Hulton/Getty

The British magazine was extremely popular with readers but not with the Irish censor. Its portraits of ireland are timeless, however In his mem(...)

Property developer Michael O’Flynn, pictured leaving the Four Courts last year. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge by Patrick Cox and others against a ruling that they cannot get access to documents held by companies li(...)

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