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 Minister for  Tourism, Shane Ross unveilling the Failte Ireland, 2020 Plans

The Minister for Communications, Richard Bruton, has denied reports of a further delay to the National Broadband Plan (NBP) amid speculation he had be(...)

Type of cable  to be laid across the Irish sea. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Preparations for a new electricity interconnector linking Ireland and Wales have begun, with the first planning applications submitted. The applicat(...)

Former Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The English mechanic who left £1.5 million (€1.6 million) to Sinn Féin in his will stipulated the money should only go to a political party connected (...)

Sinn Féin welcomed the funding from the late William Hampton, who was registered as an elector in the UK. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

An English former mechanic and driver who spent some time in Ireland has left £1.5 million to Sinn Féin in his will. The North’s Electoral Commission(...)

Competitors line up before dawn on the beach in Tenby, Wales, before the start of the Wales Ironman earlier this month. Photograph: Andrew Testa/The New York Times

Ricky Hicks and Gary Evans scanned the list, searching for their names. Hicks spotted his first: No 647. It took Evans longer. No surprise, really – E(...)

The three defendants were accused of having ‘a total disregard for the safety’ of their men when they organised a live ammunition exercise ahead of deployment to Kenya.

A British army officer has been jailed for 18 months after being convicted over the killing of a 21-year-old soldier from Co Cork who was shot during (...)

A British army officer has been convicted over the killing of a soldier from Co Cork who was fatally shot during a training exercise, the Ministry of (...)

Ranger Michael Maguire, from Bantry, of Royal Irish Regiment, was one of several soldiers who came under machine gunfire during training in Pembrokeshire in May 2012

Three British army soldiers “had a total disregard for the safety” of their men during a live ammunition training exercise which led to the death of a(...)

Video grab image  of Queen Elizabeth II with Daniel Craig (left) as James Bond, and corgi Willow, who has died, in  a clip  shown during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. File photograph: BBC/PA Wire

Queen Elizabeth II has been left saddened by the death of her last corgi, Willow. The dog, who was almost 15 years of age, was put down at Windsor C(...)

If you’ve never before attempted getting the Christmas feast to the table, there's plenty of fail-safe recipes to help you put on a real spread

We are very fond of counting the cost of Christmas round these parts but no matter how we have crunched the numbers over the past 10 years, and no mat(...)

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