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It is estimated that more than 1,000 people died during the Belfast Blitz. Photograph: Belfast Telegraph

There is no doubt that a number of the German bombers that carried out raids on Northern Ireland 75 years ago, in which more than 1,000 people died, u(...)

President Michael D Higgins at the opening of the new visitor centre in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

President Michael D. Higgins has pulled out of attending a civic dinner in Belfast to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising due to a lack of cross-p(...)

Scenes at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Mountbellew, Co Galway. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Massive numbers have been attending St Patrick’s Day festivities around Ireland, helped along by sunshine and relatively excellent weather in many par(...)

Belfast City Hall: officials in the Football Association of Ireland  and the Irish Football Association have been invited to attend joint reception in Belfast to celebrate both teams qualifying for  Euro 2016. Photograph:  Joe Fox/Getty Images

The two soccer associations on the island of Ireland are this week faced with the dilemma of deciding how to respond to a controversial invitation to(...)

Lord Mayor of Belfast Arder Carson who is going to Boston to encourage investment. Previous visits by politicians to the US have proved fruitful but there is not even a minister for enterprise in the North at the moment. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Boston headquartered IT security specialist Rapid7 is recruiting a “talent scout” for its software innovation centre in Belfast which will celebra(...)

Alfie Martin: the 95-year-old second World War hero called on councillors at Belfast City Hall to fulfill the promise of peace the end of the war had brought elsewhere. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan

Alfie Martin, a 95-year-old second World War hero, caught the current mood at Belfast City Hall yesterday. The war was supposed to be about “peace in(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan who attended the battle of the Somme anniversary in Belfast on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan on Wednesday attended the battle of the Somme anniversary in Belfast, the first senior Minister from the(...)

Carol Hartley, Vicki Landua & Rita Derneha from all from Texas as they sign the book of condolences at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin today, for the the six students who died in a balcony collapse in Berkeley, California. Photograph: Fergal Philips

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will celebrate a special Mass in Dublin on Saturday for those affected by the tragedy in Berkeley. Books will also be open(...)

Belfast Lord Mayor Arder Carson (above) took part in the annual May Day rally in Belfast

Thousands of trade union activists marched through the streets of Belfast on Saturday to mark the annual May Day rally highlighting workers’ struggles(...)

Three of the Four Tall Ships which Sailed into Dublin last year.  This year the race will travel to Belfast where it will be the largest event to be staged in the city to date. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times.

Belfast is set to welcome the Tall Ships Race back for the third time this summer which officials today said could attract 500,000 spectators and del(...)

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