The underground command centre in Whitehall will act as a base of operations to deal with requests for Ministry of Defence support from other departments as well as directing the troops. File photograph: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

The British armed forces have set up a command centre in a bunker under the ministry of defence as part of contingency plans for the UK crashing out o(...)

Northern Secretary Karen Bradle. File photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The brother of a Bloody Sunday victim has described Northern Secretary Karen Bradley’s comments about killings by members of the British army and poli(...)

Ciara Ní Cheallacháin’s installation ‘Fallen’ suspended from the ceiling of St Patrick’s Cathedral. Photo Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

In the summer of 2014, just before the beginning of the centenary of the first World War, the tree of remembrance was installed in St Patrick’s Cathed(...)

Caleb Morrison, a great grandchild of Joan Connolly, who died in the Ballymurphy Massacre in 1971, pictured at the ‘In Their Footsteps’ commemorative event in Dublin in 2014. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill, The Irish Times

Investigations into the actions of British soldiers during the Troubles were branded a “macabre charade” by Lord Bramall, Britain’s former defence chi(...)

US president Woodrow Wilson set up the Committee on Public Information after the US declared war on Germany in April 1917.

A surprising upsurge in the recruitment of the Irish in the last months of the first World War may have been down to American propaganda, it has been (...)

A file image of Jack O’Mahony, an Irish man who fought in the British army during the second World War who has now turned 100. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision.

An Irishman who survived the Blitz and Normandy landings during the second World War to play his part in the liberation of France, celebrated his 100t(...)

Star Trek – The Next Generation: Picard and Wharf with the pesky Irishman Danilo Odell

Sad as this is to contemplate on our Big Day, it’s not unusual for famous people to culturally appropriate our national name and wander about wearing (...)

Jeffrey Donaldson said  he was not aware of a  deal between Sinn Féin and the British government over the release of funding for legacy inquests. Photograph: PA

DUP justice and legacy spokesman Sir Jeffrey Donaldson MP has claimed he was not aware of a side deal between Sinn Féin and the British government ove(...)

Two of the cofounders of publicly quoted Cairn Homes, Michael and Kevin Stanley. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Two cofounders of publicly quoted Cairn Homes, Michael and Kevin Stanley, and their three brothers have won an appeal against a 2015 High Court ruling(...)

The poppy is sold by the Royal British Legion (RBL) to raise funds for serving or ex-British servicemen and their dependents.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar wore a shamrock poppy in the Dáil on Tuesday. It commemorates those who died during the First World War between 1914 and 1918. (...)

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