Dr Margaret Kennedy exposed abuses of intellectually disabled people at the Brothers of Charity-run residence in Kilcornan, Co Galway. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Well known disabilities campaigner Dr Margaret Kennedy is among three Irish people to receive Lambeth Awards, announced in London by Archbishop of Can(...)

Bishop-elect Rev Andrew Forster (left) interviews bishop-elect Archdeacon David McClay (right) and Canon David Brown at Willowfield Church, Belfast.

LP Hartley wrote in his 1953 novel The Go-Between that “the past is a foreign country: they do things differently there”. Increasingly Northern Irela(...)

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow: has been described as a “stupid, sanctimonious dwarf” and  “one of the great speakers”. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/AFP

With his announcement that he will stand down as speaker by October 31st, John Bercow is ending a House of Commons career that has seen him move from (...)

A young Arthur Sullivan in 1858, from vol 42 of The Musical Times, 1901.

Arthur Sullivan was a musical prodigy. The son of two Irish parents, Thomas Sullivan and Clementina Coghlan (Clementina was half Italian), he would be(...)

Pete Redfern, chief executive of Taylor Wimpey: scrapped plans to buy  a discounted £2.04 million apartment due to “a personal decision”.  Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

It’s gratifying when a boss is keen to buy his company’s products, but it’s not so impressive when he’s been offered an incentive of several hundred t(...)

ESB generates electricity and sells both it and natural gas to homes and businesses. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Credit analysts rate State-owned energy businesses, ESB and Gas Networks Ireland, a safe bet for lenders, reports just published show. Ratings agency(...)

Police with demonstrators on Blackfriars Bridge in London at a protest called by Extinction Rebellion to raise awareness of the dangers posed by climate change. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

All 82 activists arrested during a mass environmental demonstration in London have been released under investigation, the Metropolitan Police said. (...)

A video posted on social media of a model of Grenfell Tower being burned over a fire.Photograph: PA

Detectives investigating a video of a model of Grenfell Tower being burned on a bonfire have searched a house in south London believed to be the home (...)

The procession into the Celebration of Mass in the family arena during the World Meeting of Families at the RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Refugee families who have come through the direct provision system are increasingly being forced into homelessness due to the lack of housing options,(...)

Handout photograph of Cara (10), Hagen (6) and Micheal Quinn (9). Photograph: Metropolitan Police

The Metropolitan Police in London has issued an appeal for information on the whereabouts of three missing children, warning that they may be travelli(...)

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