The R&A should have put a public line through Sandwich in its standard slot long before now.

We have been left to guess what, precisely, the Royal & Ancient is limping towards. This huge golfing institution, presiding over one of the stapl(...)

The Irish rebel song Come Out Ye Black And Tans topped the iTunes charts in the UK and Ireland on Thursday. Photograph: Walshe/Getty Images

New Irish authors to watch out for in 2020: It’s shaping up to be a strong year for new writing. Read more here. Breaking the deadlock over an Irish (...)

Costed proposals from Conradh na Gaeilge show an act would cost £2 million (€2.35 million) per annum with a once-off initial set-up cost of £9 million (€10.58 million).

Fourteen years after the signing of the St Andrews Agreement in which the British government agreed to introduce an Irish Language Act (ILA) the issue(...)

Charles Ebbets's 1932 photograph of workers on Rockefeller Center in New York which includes two Irishmen: Patrick (Sonny) Glynn above, and far right in the larger version and Matty O'Shaughnessy far left.

Irish writer Brendan Behan once remarked: “People who say manual labour is a good thing have never done any”. Nevertheless, the fruits of the toil of(...)

The council said the sign which says ‘Gleann na Fuinseoige’ - the Irish placename for Ashdale - had been erected on railings without planning consent. Photograph: Twitter

An woman in her 80s has been told by a local authority in Co Antrim she may face prosecution for erecting an Irish language street sign outside her ho(...)

The Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and the Northern Secretary Karen Bradley will hold talks with the North’s five main parties at Stormont on Thursday to determine if there is any chance of a political breakthrough in the coming weeks. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the British prime minister Theresa May, who are reviewing what progress has been made in the talks aimed at restoring S(...)

More than 200 people from the political, academic, legal, arts and sporting worlds have called on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British prime minister Theresa May to implement an Irish language act in Northern Ireland.

More than 200 people from the political, academic, legal, arts and sporting worlds have called on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British prime minister Th(...)

Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern: ‘the DUP are very much bedded and wedded all the time to the Constitutional position of Northern Ireland within the United Kingdom.’ Photograph: David Ramos/Getty

Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has dismissed concerns in the UK over the backstop element to the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement. “The backstop will never (...)

The Black Mamba, the largest venomous snake in Africa. The researchers found strong evidence that venoms have evolved to be more potent toward animals that are more closely related to their diet

Irish researchers have revealed why the venom of some snakes makes them more deadly than others – and how venom has evolved depending on where they li(...)

Alex Younger, chief of the Secret Intelligence Service  –  known as MI6 –  at the University of St Andrews on Monday in Scotland. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/Getty Images

The head of the UK’s secret service, Alex Younger, signalled security concerns over the Chinese telecoms group Huawei in a rare speech that underlined(...)

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