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The Rineen ambush monument. The ambush site was chosen carefully. Some 60 IRA men were positioned on hills on both sides of the road.

The Rineen ambush, which occurred 100 years ago today, was the largest by the IRA to that date in the War of Independence. Five Royal Irish Constabula(...)

David Steele, who was killed following a collision with a car near Dublin airport on Saturday. Photograph via Facebook

Four men, all aged in their 40s, have died in four separate road incidents across the State in less than two days. The latest deaths bring to 109 th(...)

IHCA vice president Dr Gabrielle Colleran said for many of her colleagues working abroad and  considering returning to Ireland, pay inequality is a ‘red line issue’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

An additional 2,000 hospital beds are needed pretty much immediately, medical specialists have said. The Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA(...)

The outbound N7 dual carriageway at Kingswood, Co Dublin on Monday after a fatal collision between two cars at about 12.20am . Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

A fatal crash on the N7 in Dublin early on Monday was caused by a car being driven the wrong way down the dual carriageway shortly after it came to th(...)

Dr Ronan Glynn, acting chief medical officer.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Public health officials have called on people to halve their social contacts over the new week, as almost 700 new Covid-19 cases were reported over th(...)

A motorist has died after a two-car crash in Co Sligo. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A motorist has died after a two-car crash in Co Sligo. The crash on the N15 near Rathcormack happened at about 11.50am on Sunday. One driver, a man (...)

A waitress  serves customers on a restaurant terrace in Berlin, Germany, this week. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Germany and Iceland look set to be removed from the Republic’s “green list” of countries from which people can travel here without having to restrict (...)

It is unsurprising that Dublin is the hot spot for the virus. File photograph: The Irish Times

Timing is everything, especially so with pandemics. It is unfortunate for the Government, therefore, that the pressing task of reining in a surge of C(...)

Dublin’s drink only-pubs will not be allowed to reopen next week as planned due to rising coronavirus cases in the capital.

Dublin’s drink only-pubs will not be allowed to reopen next week as planned due to rising coronavirus cases in the capital. The move to delay the Sep(...)

Leo Rowsome: his father recognised his talent from an early age

The title “King of the Pipers” has been bestowed on various Irish uilleann pipers but few would dispute that Leo Rowsome, who died 50 years ago on Sep(...)

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