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 Edgar Allan Poe: spooky coincidence. Photograph: Getty Images

A sharp-eyed Kildare reader writes to suggest that the sub-editor of an Irish Independent GAA story on Monday may have been betraying his or her age. (...)

THE GREEN PARTY MAY BE ENTERING GOVERNMENT WITH TWO PARTNERS, WHO HAPPEN TO BE FIERCE POLITICAL RIVALS. THIS NOVEL PARTNERSHIP COULD TAKE SOME GETT(...)

 ‘Pat the Banker’: with a background in health, politics and banking, Pat Farrell is no stranger to the challenges that come with representing a maligned sector.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

If Pat Farrell had trouble being painted as the bogeyman, his working life would have been a nightmare. In the more than 45 years since he left school(...)

Mespil Estate on Sussex Road in Dublin 4. Photograph: David Sleator

Since it was first built in the 1950s, the Mespil Estate on Sussex Road in Dublin 4 has been the subject of both fascination and obsession for investo(...)

Election candidate Joe Flaherty with Longford butcher Christy Monaghan and his customer Katherina Connellan on Thursday morning. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

“Make Longford Matter” is the campaign slogan local Fianna Fáil councillor Joe Flaherty hopes will help him secure a seat in the general election. Lo(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  says he will consider the timing of the election over the Christmas break. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Leo Varadkar will stop being the shortest-serving Taoiseach on Christmas Day when he will leapfrog John Bruton’s 924 days in office to become Fine Gae(...)

John O’Sullivan at the newly-built Hyatt Centric Hotel in Dublin. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

With average occupancy approaching 90 per cent, Dublin hoteliers are beating back custom with proverbial sticks. The city’s newest large hotel, the €5(...)

Then government chief whip Séamus Brennan with Pat Rabbitte, Paul Bradford, Desmond O’Malley and John Gormley at a photocall on February 25th, 2002, to mark the introduction of electronic voting in the Dáil. Photograph: Maxwells/Handout

Thirty years ago, in 1989, Progressive Democrats leader Dessie O’Malley suggested to his coalition partner Charlie Haughey that it might be a good ide(...)

In its review, the Department of Justice said that the risks from the Irish scheme were minimal because of its size. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Applications for the State’s Immigrant Investor Programme, from mainly Chinese multimillionaires, have now exceeded 1,200, the latest figures show. S(...)

Celebrating the 1994 IRA ceasefire in Belfast. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

The Provisional IRA called its ceasefire 25 years ago on this date (August 31st, 1994). There might be a memory that after more than 3,000 deaths, of (...)

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