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Members of the Royal British Legion’s Republic of Ireland branch parade their colours before the start of the Armistice Commemoration in St Patrick’sCathedral Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawle

For generations St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin was a place of remembrance for the Irish who died in the first World War when the rest of the country(...)

Martin Doyle receiving his Victoria Cross in June 1919 at Buckingham Palace

There are 623 graves for British military personnel in Grangegorman Military Cemetery in Dublin. Each headstone is identical to the other being, accor(...)

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Italian legends   Celebrate the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci in Milan next year with a special experience provided by Ba(...)

Irish troops moving over the captured German 2nd line at Cambrai, France, circa 1917. Photograph: Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images

January 21st, 1919 was an auspicious day in Irish history. The War of Independence started when men from the 3rd Tipperary Brigade of the Irish Volunt(...)

Spice cadets: Sporty, Baby, Scary, Ginger and Posh get ziggy wit’ it. Photograph: Fiona Hanson/PA

Remember that party you held in your club with all those fusty old colonels and snooty dames? Remember how it was gatecrashed by those loud young wome(...)

Hans-Peter Wild, whose family made their fortune manufacturing Capri Sun, is the owner of French rugby union club Stade Français. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images

Hans-Peter Wild is a billionaire, with a billionaire’s idea of what “a little bit of money” means. That’s how much his local rugby club, Heidelberger (...)

Sterling rose a quarter of a percent on Tuesday as hopes grew of a Brexit deal breakthrough, encouraging investors to buy the British currency with th(...)

Richard Corrigan at Virginia Park Lodge in Co Cavan, the venture that threatened his restaurant empire. Photographs: Dara Mac Dónaill

Richard Corrigan is the kind of guy you want to end up sitting beside at a wedding where you don’t know anyone, or a dinner you didn’t want to attend.(...)

Climate change has become for companies as investors seek information about their greenhouse gas emissions.  Picture Nick Bradshaw

Companies throughout the world are to be challenged to reveal annually the full extent of their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at the launch of an ini(...)

SMBC Aviation Capital chief executive Peter Barrett said Asia is a big market for the Irish firm. Photograph: iStock

Irish aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital is opening a subsidiary in Hong Kong in a move to bring it closer to Asian customers. Dublin-headquartere(...)

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