New Zealand scrumhalf Sid Going gets in his kick despite the attentions of Ireland’s Sean Lynch and Fergus Slattery during the 1973 game which ended  10-10. Photograph:   Dermot O’Shea

So 1973 revisited, before it gets neatly filed away in history. Finally.   Be it three Novembers or 43 winters past, victory over The All Blac(...)

The Motoazabu Hills block in Azabu, Tokyo. Irish Ambassador to Japan Anne Barrington’s husband Ed Miliano said the residence in the block was his home address.

The Irish Ambassador to Japan has said she is considering complaining to the Press Ombudsman over media reports about her residence in Tokyo. Ambass(...)

The Shackleton statue being put in place in Athy, Co Kildare. Photograph: Dom Eaton

A century to the day since Sir Ernest Shackleton rescued the crew of his ship Endurance from Elephant island in the Antarctic ocean, a bronze statue t(...)

Lieut Maurice Dease received his Victoria Cross posthumously for his bravery in maintaining his machine gun post despite being wounded five times.

More than a century after he became the first winner of the Victoria Cross in the first World War, Lieut Maurice Dease was remembered in his home vil(...)

Cathal Mahon and Helen Vickers in Istanbul: ‘After the first bombings happened last year, I was very skittish about being here, but now I find it easier. Day-to-day I don’t feel threatened.’

While Turkey could well be perceived as dangerous and unstable right now, two Irish teachers from Co Kildare, 27-seven-year Cathal Mahon and his girl(...)

 Martin Stephen Hale (34),  from Co Down, was found on the floor of the Happy House hostel in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, on Friday afternoon.

The mother of a man who died in Cambodia from a suspected drug-induced heart attack has described him as a “very good son”. Martin Stephen Hale (34)(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has been  urged to invest in the latest anti-fraud technology and techniques to protect the “integrity and international standing of the Irish passport”. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Department of Foreign Affairs is concerned about the “significant and increasingly sophisticated” threat of passport fraud. In briefing notes, th(...)

 Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, sample award-winning sausages made by brothers Diarmuid (left) and Ernan McGettigan at their butcher’s shop in Donegal town. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

One year on since Prince Charles’s emotional pilgrimage to Mullaghmore, Co Sligo, yesterday’s six-hour trip to the northwest, conducted with great eff(...)

British Ambassador to Ireland Dominick Chilcott: “If you know people – either Brits in Ireland or Irish people living in Britain – by all means please talk to them,” he told an audience at Trinity College. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The British ambassador to Ireland has urged Irish people to encourage friends who are eligible to vote in the United Kingdom’s referendum on EU membe(...)

File photograph of Melissa Reid taken in December 2013. The Scottish woman is to be released from jail in Peru after authorities agreed to expel her from the country. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Drugs mule Melissa Reid is to be released from jail in Peru after authorities agreed to expel her from the country, according to reports. The 22-year(...)

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