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‘My fondest memory is my first runway experience, seeing something I had created on the runway, and seeing it up on Vogue afterward and featured in magazines. It was such a fantastic feeling. I just knew then I wanted to do this forever.’

Helping some of the world’s top fashion designers to bring their visions to life is just part of her job for pattern-maker Ina Marie Igoe. Born and r(...)

John Hoey at his Annacroft livestock farm outside Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan.  Photograph: Pat Byrne

A Co Monaghan pub owner and farmer who had cattle shot dead in July by an Army marksman was fined by a judge at Carrickmacross District Court on Wedne(...)

 Siege of Jadotville  veterans Michael Tighe (left) and Tom Cunningham  arriving at the film premiere at the Savoy cinema in  Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fifty-five years after an Irish Army company was besieged and ultimately captured by rebel forces in Congo, and two days after the veterans of that e(...)

Commemorations have taken place to remember the Irish who liberated the French village of Guillemont during the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago. Photograph: Irish embassy in Paris

Commemorations have taken place to remember the Irish who liberated the French village of Guillemont during the Battle of the Somme 100 years ago. V(...)

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(...)

Sophie Richards from Gorey: ‘The Belgians and Dutch are ahead in breeding show-jumpers whereas with eventing, the Irish are top.Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

They don’t wear spindle heels and fascinators and they don’t compete to win fashion prizes, but some of the stars that shine at the RDS Horse Show an(...)

‘Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, who was against the Iraq war, could become prime minister as the British people have become tired of the endless war on offer from the Tories’. Photograph: Rob Stothard/Getty Images

The last time Jeremy Corbyn visited the Republic of Ireland it was to speak at an international peace conference. The event was organised by the Peace(...)

Noel Murphy  salutes during the playing of the National Anthem at  the State ceremony to commeorate the centenary of the Battle of The Somme in the National War Memorial Gardens in Islandbridge, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

The words of Marshal Ferdinand Foch first uttered in the pages of The Irish Times echoed around Islandbridge as Ireland remembered those who died in t(...)

Lance Corporal Ian Malone served in the Ist Battalion of the Irish Guards.

At least three of the 179 British servicemen and servicewomen who died during the war in Iraq were from the island of Ireland. They were Lance Corpo(...)

A broker reacts at the German stock exchange in Frankfurt after Britain voted to leave the European Union. Photograph: Daniel Roland/AFP

Irish people living in Britain awoke this morning to hear the UK had voted to leave the European Union. Irish Times readers have been sending us thei(...)

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