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Bob Geldof: I don’t think the Easter Rising is the foundational moment of the State. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A DVD of Bob Geldof’s documentary on WB Yeats has just been released in which Geldolf pays tribute to the man “who showed Ireland wasn’t just about th(...)

Gorey, Co Wexford. Its affordability and proximity to Dublin is seeing its popularity increase. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A 90-minute off-peak drive from Dublin, for many Gorey is a commuter town. And as property prices continue their upward hike, and the need for new bui(...)

A meeting in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, to protest against the extension of conscription to Ireland. Photograph: George Rinhart/Corbis via Getty Images

One hundred years ago the first World War ended and Ireland embarked on a course of action that led rapidly to the independent Irish State. After a re(...)

Ulster Bank chief executive Gerry Mallon apologised for its treatment of affected customers, but said it could not inform customers of how much compensation they are owed until the sum is correctly calculated by the bank itself.

Two young children with Asperger’s are “still suffering to this day” because their parents were forced into debt after overpaying their tracker mortga(...)

Former taoiseach John Bruton: has commented on the irony that, 100 years on, it is the bulk of unionists who want to exit from the customs union and free trade area of the EU, regardless of the economic cost, while nationalist Ireland is almost unanimous in its desire to ensure free trade continues. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Picture the scene. A gathering of civic society leaders from all parts of Ireland, and a few leading politicians, attempting to find a way to preserve(...)

For John Redmond, the Irish Convention represented the final hope of rescuing some form of agreed Home Rule while the war continued. But he died a broken man in March 1918, a month before the convention produced its split report.

Tuesday marks the centenary of the inauguration of the Irish Convention, convened in Regent House in Trinity College Dublin to attempt to thrash out a(...)

Microsoft is expected to announce its reorganisation plans formally on Wednesday after having sent an email to staff Monday saying that its sales and marketing operations had been reorganised. Photograph: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg)

Microsoft is expected to announce its reorganisation plans formally on Wednesday after having sent an email to staff Monday saying that its sales and (...)

The Brexit report recommended ‘significant investment’ to adapt Irish ports so they could accommodate higher volumes of freight directly from Europe.  File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The State could seek derogations on EU budget rules and possibly dip into the €1 billion “Rainy Day” fund in order to Brexit-proof the economy, accord(...)

The local woman in her 50s was found unconscious on the grounds of Pollerton Castle in Carlow.

Gardaí investigating after a woman was found injured and unconscious in Carlow town on Sunday afternoon want to speak to a couple who were walking in (...)

Willie Redmond: His   death was widely mourned at home. Photograph:  Culture Club/Getty Images

Willie Redmond MP, at the mature age of 53, unfit and overweight, signed up in February 1915 to join the Royal Irish Regiment. A popular politician (...)

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