The WB Yeats delivered in December 2018 commenced sailings on January 22nd.

Brexit worries continue to hit Irish-UK tourist traffic despite the two countries’ pledge to preserve free travel, according to Eamonn Rothwell, chief(...)

Bertie Ahern on Sky News on Friday

Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has said a year has been wasted without any progress on what the Irish border would look like post-Brexit. Responding (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar:  he is due to meet British prime minister Theresa May in London on Monday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will meet British prime minister Theresa May in London this afternoon and tell her Brexit must not adversely affect the “rights(...)

 Brendan Duddy, in whose Derry home  the IRA and British government contacts met during Troubles. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Secret back channels between enemy lines are places of mystery, intrigue and danger, but these are crucial spaces where foes come together and feel th(...)

Soldiers wait in the trenches on the Western Front during the first World War as they prepare to make their way “over the top” to face the enemy. Photograph: Reuters

How many Irishmen died in the first World War? A century to the day from when Britain, and by extension Ireland, declared war on Germany, we still do(...)

Dr Richard Haass  with Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore at Iveagh House in Dublin. Photographh: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Retired US diplomat Dr Richard Haass has said he foresees no role for himself ahead of a fresh attempt to revive talks between Northern leaders on the(...)

Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson: “I don’t think the arrest and questioning does any harm. That indicates that nobody is above the law.” Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Peter Robinson has said Sinn Féin must clarify its position on support for policing.The DUP leader and First Minister is maintaining pressure on Marti(...)