John Redmond addressing a Home Rule meeting at the Parnell monument on O’Connell Street in Dublin in March 1912.  Photograph courtesy National Library of Ireland

It was a small group that gathered in a committee room at Westminster on Wednesday evening to mark the centenary of John Redmond’s death, but a distin(...)

Melanie McCarthy McNamara: shot dead in Tallaght in 2012

The Court of Appeal has been told that a man serving life for the murder of Melanie McCarthy McNamara is suffering from a “psychiatric illness”. Dani(...)

Chief executive of the Worldwide Ireland Funds, Kieran McLoughlin (l), Angel Regan (11) from North Belfast and Chairman of the American Ireland Fund, John Fitzpatrick on a visit to Cinemagic, a project in receipt of financial support from the Ireland Funds. Photograph: Aengus McMahon

Governments, civic society and philanthropists must remain focused on achieving a normalised society in Northern Ireland, Kieran McLoughlin, president(...)

Melanie McCarthy McNamara’s godmother, Jennifer Roche, gave an emotional victim impact statement on behalf of the late teenager’s family. Melanie’s parents, Stephen McCarthy and Melissa McNamara, were not in court.

Teenager Daniel McDonnell has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of murdering 16-year-old Melanie McCarthy McNamara.Ms McCarthy(...)