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 Dixie Elliott, at the H-Block monument in Derry’s  Bogside. “They [Sinn Féin] have no more in common with the ideals of Bobby Sands than the modern Labour Party has with the ideals of James Connolly.”  Photograph:  Margaret McLaughlin

Now 63, former IRA prisoner, Thomas “Dixie” Elliott, who shared cells in the late 1970s and early ’80s with H-Block hunger strikers Bobby Sands and Th(...)

 Dan Moore  (1939-2021)

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

Gillian O’Brien: “It is unusual to go to a general history site and not to be told something about 1916 even though 1916 took place geographically in very few places.”  Photograph: Alistair Daniel

Author Gillian O’Brien felt that there was a tendency towards a ‘traditional’ telling of history in Ireland, and set out to find the darkness in he(...)

Tommy Bowe: has become a familiar figure on our television screens having embraced a media career   following his rugby career. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tommy Bowe is on the road. Work, a weary daily beat of Belfast, Dublin, Dublin, Belfast. “Tired but I’m good. It’s all go,” he says, unbroken by the (...)

Former president Mary McAleese. Her new memoir, Here’s The Story, details her extraordinary life and career. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The former president on criticising the church, building bridges, life during lockdown – and her new memoir Mary McAleese’s apartment in the Dub(...)

Christine Connor (35), was convicted at Belfast Crown Court on Wednesday of attempted murder and causing an explosion likely to endanger life. File photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

A Belfast woman has been found guilty of attempting to kill police after luring officers with hoax phone calls. Christine Connor (35), was convicted (...)

Michael Healy-Rae pictured outside court. Photograph: Collins Courts

Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae has told a court he was left rattled from an “awful tirade of abuse” during which he was threatened he would be shot while (...)

Cyclists by the Grand Canal in Dublin. The numbers cycling in the city have surged in recent years. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Buying your first home this year? With public transport capacity now a fraction of pre-Covid days, how to get to work may prove a conundrum. Even if r(...)

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Name: Sean Machingure  Age: 17  School: Rosary College Crumlin, Dublin 12  ME Sean Machingure Who am I? Well, I(...)

A peace wall at Flax Street, Ardoyne. 5 June 2019. Photograph: Darren Kidd/ ©Press Eye

Two years ago, two-thirds of respondents to the International Fund for Ireland’s (IFI) Community Atittudes to Peace Walls survey in the Upper north Be(...)

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