Members of Republican Sinn Féin stand on Dublin’s O’Connell Street during their Easter Rising commemoration on Easter Monday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Dissident republican groups operate broad but unsophisticated online networks to recruit and spread propaganda, according to an extremist monitoring g(...)

Aidan O’Driscoll (37) who at one point was the self-styled chief-of-staff of the Real IRA in the south.

A full file on the murder of former Real IRA chief-of-staff, Aidan O’Driscoll is to be forwarded to the Director of Public Prosecutions, an inquest in(...)

The Sinn Féin commemoration at the republican plot at St Finbarr’s Cemetery in Cork. Earlier in the day, the Cork branch of the Workers Party also held a commemoration at the graveyard

Efforts to equate the Irishmen and women who fought in World War I and World War II with those who fought for Irish freedom is hugely misguided, Sinn (...)

Weapons seized during 2014-2015 on display at Garda HQ in Janurary. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The worlds of drug dealing and dissident republican paramilitarism have long been intertwined in Cork. The Real IRA has claimed responsibility for the(...)

The Easter Rising centenary commemorations were marked with ‘great dignity’ and will help promote reconciliation between Ireland and Britain and on the island of Ireland, the British ambassador to Ireland has said. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The Easter Rising centenary commemorations were marked with “great dignity” and will help promote reconciliation between Ireland and Britain and on t(...)

A flag bearer stands to attention at the unveiling of the Cross of Sacrifice at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to the memory of Irish men and women who fought and died in two world wars was unveiled today at a ceremony in Glasnevi(...)

The funeral of Mr Ronan Mac Lochlainn in Ballymun in 1998.

The Government is to consider establishing another commission of investigation into a justice controversy – the shooting dead by gardaí of a dissident(...)