Helena

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Helena Molony (1883–1967), actor, republican, trade unionist, and feminist, was born on January 15th, 1883, at 8 Cole’s Lane, off Henry Street in Dubl(...)

Judy Li: “No matter how bad life treats you there is always hope, always help and always a solution. Stay calm, be patient and always be positive.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Judy Li arrived in Ireland in November 2004 with €600 and 20 carefully written-out CVs in her bag. She had spent the previous two years working two jo(...)

Willie Duggan: a talisman for club, province and country. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

William Patrick Duggan Born: March 12th, 1950 Died: August 28th, 2017 Willie Duggan, who has died aged 67, was an outstanding rugby player, among the(...)

European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi (R) and Vice President Vitor Constancio address a news conference at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. (Photograph: Reuters)

The dollar headed for weekly losses on Friday, wallowing at its lowest levels against the euro in nearly two years after what markets perceived as haw(...)

Emails released by Donald Trump jnr on Tuesday show he agreed last year to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Democratic White House rival Hillary Clinton. Photograph: Reuters

The dollar edged down to 14-month lows against the euro in Asian trading on Wednesday as investors, already wary ahead of Federal Reserve chair Janet (...)

Republican politician Greg Gianforte, with his wife Susan, apologises for his actions towards Guardian reporter Ben Jacob following his election to the US House of Representatives. He has been charged with assaulting Jacob. Photograph: Colter Peterson/Reuters

Republican Greg Gianforte defeated a political novice to win Montana’s seat in the US House of Representatives on Thursday, barely 24 hours after he w(...)

Sonny Boy Williamson: As well as having a voice that was sly, dark and world-weary he could also play the harmonica better than anyone else. Photograph: Val Wilmer/Cache Agency

At almost seven foot tall, Sonny Boy Williamson cut an impressive figure whenever he rolled into town. He made no bones about hiding his hard liquor h(...)

Niamh Cleary and James McGrath got married in Castle Durrow, Co Laois. They met on a night out while Niamh was studying medicine in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Mark Griffin

James McGrath, a garda from Nenagh, Co Tipperary, met Dr Niamh Cleary in 2010 on a night out while she was studying medicine at Trinity College Dublin(...)

Noel Lindsay: December 23rd, 1927-November 1st, 2016. Photograph: Jack McManus

One wintry morning in February 1970, three men stood in the gap-roofed shell of Plassey House on the outskirts of Limerick and entered into an unspoke(...)

The redevelopment opportunity at Church Road in Greystones, Co Wicklow

Agent Knight Frank is quoting €650,000 for a well located redevelopment opportunity at Church Road in Greystones, Co Wicklow. The property comprises(...)

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