From Ken Loach’s Jimmy’s Hall (2014), a film based on the true story of Jimmy Gralton, the only man ever deported from Ireland.

In 1943 the Minister of Pensions received a letter from a German prisoner of war camp franked with a swastika. The letter was from William Coman, a (...)

Members of the  Save Roscommon campaign.

On a map, the 30 sq km of Roscommon that is being proposed as an addition to Westmeath looks like a square wedge marked off by one of those colonial l(...)

Remediation of the site began in August 2011 after the Government moved responsibility for the site from the Department of the Environment to the Department of Agriculture at the request of Minister for Agriculture and Cork South Central TD Simon Coveney (above). Photograph: Alan Betson

A project valued at almost €100 million to convert the former Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline in Cork Harbour into a public park can move on to its n(...)

Industrial waste from the abandoned Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline, with Cobh cathedral in the background. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A near-€100 million project to convert the former Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline in Cork Harbour into a public park could be completed by 20(...)