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John Hemingway (100-years- old), who is the only surviving Irish Battle of Britain pilot veteran, pictured with a photograph of himself aged 20 in 1939 just after the outbreak of the second World War. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Irishman John Hemingway is now the last of the second World War “Few” who fought in the Battle of Britain still alive. It follows the death in a York(...)

Joe Jennings:  ‘We just spoke to him on the phone but we couldn’t give him a hug or a squeeze or a cuddle,’ his daughter said.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

A prison service van arriving at Dublin’s Criminal Courts of Justice carrying Ronan Hughes to a hearing earlier this month after he  was arrested on foot of a European Arrest Warrant. Photograph:  Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

The High Court has heard that a Monaghan man is alleged to be “the ringleader” and “chief organiser” of an organised criminal group who trafficked 39 (...)

James Cecil Parke won 20 caps for Ireland, scoring 36 points. Photograph: Adam Darnell/Century Ireland

A number of writers have inscribed the pedestal upon which they placed James Cecil Parke with the words, ‘Ireland’s greatest sportsman,’ an assertion (...)

Penneys on Dublin’s  O’Connell Street  last week. The clothing chain  said this week  it would suspend paying rent on its 37 shops in the Republic. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Retail landlords fear rents will dry up as all but essential stores shut up shop amid the Covid-19 crisis. This week, clothing chain Penneys confirme(...)

Pregnant women do not appear to have been trafficked in numbers until now, according to the immigration service. File photograph: iStock

At least 25 pregnant African women went missing from refugee centres in the Netherlands in November and December in what is feared may be a new develo(...)

Police officers escort the lorry in which 39 dead bodies were discovered sparking a murder investigation at Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Essex on October 23rd, 2019. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP via Getty

Police in Vietnam have charged seven people in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants whose bodies were found in a refrigerated trailer (...)

Grace Millane’s murder in December 2018 shocked New Zealand, which has a low homicide rate, and prompted prime minister Jacinda Ardern to offer a public apology. Photograph: Lucie Blackman Trust/PA

The New Zealand man found guilty of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum non-parole period o(...)

Mr Justice Binchy made the order for Mr Harrison’s extradition but put a stay on the execution of that order pending his appeal. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

A Northern Ireland man has been granted leave to challenge his extradition to the UK, where he is wanted to face multiple counts of manslaughter after(...)

Police activity on October 23rd at the Waterglade Industrial Park in Grays, Essex, England,  where the bodies of  39 Vietnamese people were found in a refrigerated container. Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

Two men have been held on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found in a refrigerated container in Essex, (...)

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