Dan Harvey

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The Sacré Coeur basilica in Paris. Unlike the city’s other traditional haven for artists, Montmartre, Montparnasse is conspicuously flat. Photograph: Getty Images

News that the annual Patrick Kavanagh weekend would not be happening this year, while disappointing, came as no surprise. A text on the subject from A(...)

Gen Eisenhower and Kay Summersby at the surrender of German forces in France 75 years ago today. Photograph: Ralph Morse/Life Images Collection/Getty Images

When the Americans accepted the surrender of German forces in France 75 years ago today, at a schoolhouse in Reims, there was an unusual Irish presenc(...)

Attendees at the rally called on the Government to improve pay and conditions for members of the Defence Forces. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The Government must address the crisis in the Defence Forces which has now reached the point where its effectiveness is so broken that it can no longe(...)

Pictured is the Monaghan Way, near the border with south Armagh.

The extent to which the Army was unprepared for the outbreak of the Troubles in Northern Ireland has been revealed in a recent book by a former office(...)

Closing the Gates at Hougoumont, 1815 painted by the Victorian artist Robert Gibb, which shows a vital moment during the Battle of Waterloo.

How many Irish fought at the Battle of Waterloo? A lot has been the consensus of historians who have studied this most pivotal battle of the 19th cent(...)