A woman stands in front of police in London with a sign during a protest over the visit of US president Donald Trump to the UK. Groups across Ireland are preparing to protest on Wednesday and Thursday when Mr Trump visits Co Clare. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters.

Groups across Ireland are preparing to protest on Wednesday and Thursday during the visit of US president Donald Trump. The two main protests will t(...)

Ruth Coppinger said  tens of thousands of people in America would protest against Donald Trump’s “racism, sexism, anti-woman and anti-worker policies”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been urged to boycott the traditional St Patrick’s Day ceremony at the White House in protest against Donald Trump’s policies(...)

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ireland on Sunday for talks with Charlie Flanagan. He will also be awarded an international peace award. Photograph: Reuters

John Kerry is in Ireland today for talks on Northern Ireland, Syria and Brexit. Mr Kerry will meet Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan an(...)

Mercedes Vega and Katreeva woolf at a protest near where republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was speaking  at a rally in Fresno, California on May 27th, 2016. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty

Coordinated protests in Clare and Dublin have been announced for Donald Trump’s arrival in Ireland later this month. Organisers of the “Trump Not We(...)

Norman Scarth, of Veterans For Peace, at the white poppy wreath-laying in the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin. Mr Scarth is a veteran of the second World War. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The State is in “gross breach” of its supposedly neutral status and of its humanitarian obligations by continuing to allow US soldiers and aircraft to(...)

Members of the choir leading the procession at the annual Remembrance Service in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

It was now possible for people of all persuasions throughout the island to acknowledge the courage, bravery and sacrifice of the Irish who fought a(...)

Protestors calling for an end to violence in Gaza marched from The Spire on O’Connell Street in  Dublin to the Israeli Embassy today. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Thousands of people marched from Dublin city centre to the Israeli Embassy today, to call for “freedom and justice in Palestine”.A Garda at the march,(...)

(From left): Rev Patrick Comerford, president Irish CND; Clare Daly TD; Patricia McKenna, former MEP; Robert Ballagh, artist; John Molyneux, historian; and Jim Roche, IAWM at a press conference held by the Irish Anti-War Movement to issue a statement on the First World War commemorations in Dublin today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Artist and anti-war proponent Robert Ballagh has said conflict commemorations like those now underway to mark the centenary of the first World War sho(...)

President Michael D Higgins and Duke of Kent, president of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, after unveiling a Cross of Sacrifice at Glasnevin Cemetery on Thursday. Photograph: Alan Betson

President Michael D Higgins will represent Ireland at events on Monday in Belgium to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the first World War(...)

Family handout photograph of (left to right) Ibrihim Halawa with his sisters Fatima, Omaima and Somaia, who were among hundreds of people forced to leave the Al Fateh mosque in Cairo by Egyptian security forces.

The four Irish citizens who were trapped in a besieged Egyptian mosque are now being held in Cairo’s Tora jail after the security forces stormed the (...)

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