The memorial wall  at Glasnevin Cemetery which has been the target of attacks. Photograph: Alan Betson

The “sensitive, inclusive and visionary” memorial wall at Glasnevin Cemetery should be restored and completed, Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MP(...)

British soldiers guarding the railways in 1920. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The pandemic has curtailed public commemoration of the events of 1920. But it has not diminished our determination to remember the dead, and to expres(...)

Lord Ken Maginnis said he had been a victim of a campaign against him by the LGBT rights group Stonewall. File photograph: PA

The British House of Lords has voted to suspend Lord (Ken) Maginnis for at least 18 months over allegations of bullying, harassment and homophobia. T(...)

Auxiliaries celebrate after a failed IRA attack on their quarters in Dublin in April 1921. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

ROYAL IRISH CONSTABULARY One of the unintended consequences of the recent row over the proposed commemoration of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) i(...)

Gen Eisenhower and Kay Summersby at the surrender of German forces in France 75 years ago today. Photograph: Ralph Morse/Life Images Collection/Getty Images

When the Americans accepted the surrender of German forces in France 75 years ago today, at a schoolhouse in Reims, there was an unusual Irish presenc(...)

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald, vice-president Michelle O’Neill and Coiste Seasta member Ken O’Connell  arrive in the Dublin election count centre at the RDS during the recent election. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Not a normal democratic party, says Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin – Correct, says the party’s OWN finance director. SO here IS HOW THE PARTY WO(...)

Martin Doyle at a garden party  at Buckingham Palace for Victoria Cross recipients in June 1920, four months before he joined the IRA.

The people of New Ross in Co Wexford will on Sunday honour Victoria Cross winner Martin Doyle who returned to the town as a war hero 100 years ago and(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Northern Secretary Julian Smith outside Stormont parliament buildings in Belfast. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The text of the agreement to restore the North’s power-sharing government has been published by the two governments, three years after the collapse of(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson during a service at the cenotaph in St Peter’s Square, Wolverhampton, to mark Armistice Day. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA

There was a sceptical and critical response to British prime minister Boris Johnson’s pledge to amend the law to protect former British soldiers from (...)

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(...)

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