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John Thomond O’Brien: known as Don Juan O’Brien, he was an honoured veteran of the South American wars  of independence

The Isla del Sol, or Island of the Sun, on Lake Titicaca is one of the most important sites in Inca mythology. It lies almost 4,000 metres above sea(...)

Rose of Tralee contestants march in the St Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City.

Every year settlements across the Irish Diaspora must select a young woman to be sent into the Kerry hills for The Rose of Tralee Festival, the greate(...)

A total of 27 Portuguese workers who worked in Ireland on a road project must be paid some €418,000 within a month, it has been  ruled.  File photograph: Getty Images

A total of 27 Portuguese workers who worked in Ireland on a road project must be paid some €418,000 within a month as a condition of a stay, pending a(...)

The judge ruled the firms engaged in ’systematic and deliberate’ underrecording of hours of work, leading to underpayment of the workers in breach of their employment contracts.

A High Court judge has ruled 27 Portuguese workers who worked here on a road project are entitled to recover damages, estimated at some €1.5m, plus i(...)