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File photograph of veteran republican Ivor Bell. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

A veteran republican charged in connection with the murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville in 1972 is not medically fit to stand trial, a cour(...)

‘The writer said Conor McGregor had grown up in “the Gaelic speaking, council estate badlands of Tallaght, south of Dublin”.’ Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

What a tragedy that Myles na gCopaleen, late of this parish, was not around to read the Sunday Times last weekend.  His heart would surely have s(...)

Partial records from long-secret files relating to the 1963 assassination of President John F Kennedy have been released — capturing the frantic days (...)

Glanbia managing director Siobhán Talbot, IAG chief executive Willie Walsh and Ardagh Group chairman Paul Coulson at the launch of Boston College’s Ireland Business Council. Photograph: Bryan Brophy

One advantage of being a nation of emigrants is that Ireland has a ready-made, extensive business diaspora, a network in every developed nation on Ea(...)

Glanbia boss Siobhán Talbot. Photograph: Eric Luke

Boston College, in conjunction with the Irish trade promotion group Gateway to Europe, launched its Ireland Business Council at an event in Dublin’s M(...)

Hurricane Irma: President Macron on his way to St Martin and St Bart on Tuesday. Photograph: Christophe Ena/pool/EPA

Four months after his election political commentators are still struggling to classify President Emmanuel Macron. In recent days he has been called a (...)

The fiscal space is this big: Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe, former taoiseach Bertie Ahern, former CNN presenter Gina London and former deputy first minister Mark Durkan at the Kennedy Summer School. Photograph: Mary Browne

The new political season is upon us. It landed with the last of the summer schools and the autumn sound of calls for the Garda Commissioner to resign.(...)

Pope Francis is welcomed by the president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, and first lady Maria Clemencia de Santos, on his arrival in Bogotá, Colombia on Wednesday. Photograph: Alessandro Di Meo/EPA

The memory of the land mine that tore off the leg of Helena González’s nephew years ago is still fresh. González (25), has spent much of her life fear(...)

Wedding day: Katherine Zappone and Ann Louise Gilligan at Dublin City Hall on January 22nd, 2016. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Ann Louise Gilligan Born: July 27th, 1945 Died: June 15th, 2017 A gentle radical whose elegance, sensitivity and deep spirituality were matched by he(...)

Sean Rogers (pictured with his son Eoin): ‘I would not encourage any overreaction to this individual case.’

As news broke overnight about the arrest and impending deportation of Donegal man John Cunningham, who has been living illegally in the Boston area, I(...)

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