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Defrocked Irish priest Cornelius Horan attacks  Vanderlei Lima of Brazil in the latter stages of the marathon during the 2004 Athens Olympics. Photograph: Jiro Mochizuki/AFP via Getty Images

Peaceful protest or reckless sabotage, overtly politically motivated or religious in the extreme, several Irish competitors and at least one spectator(...)

 Nora Owens, grandniece of Michael Collins, with her husband Brian in 1997. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

A descendant of Michael Collins has welcomed the announcement by Taoiseach, Micheál Martin that he is to hang a portrait of the Free State leader in h(...)

The Michael Collins portrait hanging in former taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s office last week. Photograph: Leo Varadkar/Twitter

New Taoiseach, Micheál Martin has asked his predecessor, Leo Varadkar to put back a portrait of Michael Collins in the Taoiseach’s office to hang besi(...)

 Taoiseach Micheál Martin with his wife Mary, after he arrrived home in Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

They may not have been gathering tar barrels as they did in Blackpool when Jack Lynch returned in triumph after his landslide 1977 general election wi(...)

Green Party deputy leader Catherine Martin is now Minister   for Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht.

A new Taoiseach was elected on Saturday and a range of new Ministers were appointed. Here’s all you need to know about them: Micheál Martin - Taoisea(...)

More than two decades after he was described as ‘the next taoiseach’, Micheál Martin is finally poised to lead his BACK-FROM-THE-dead party into go(...)

Paddy O’Mahony (100) from Cullen,  Cork will be voting in his 23rd general election. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Paddy O’Mahony from Cullen, north Cork is 100 years old and preparing to vote in a general election for the 23rd time. Born on Christmas Day, 1919 in(...)

A member of a Dublin crime gang who was found hiding on a golf course by a sniffer dog after being pursued by gardaí following a series of burglaries in Cork, has been jailed for eight years.

A member of a Dublin crime gang who was found hiding on a golf course by a sniffer dog after being pursued by gardaí following a series of burglaries (...)

Former Mayo footballer and twice GAA All Star Alan Dillon is standing in the upcoming general election for Fine Gael. File photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When Seamus Mallon was laid to rest on Monday, members of the local GAA club, O’Donovan Rossa Mullaghbrack, provided the guard of honour. The former d(...)

The High Court ruled in December that a €220m plan to upgrade the N28 road was properly assessed by An Bord Pleanála.

A campaign group representing up to 10,000 Co Cork residents is to seek to overturn a High Court decision which allows Transport Infrastructure Irelan(...)

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