Stewart Rhodes, a leader of the neo-fascist Oath Keepers, who helped organise the assault on the Capitol, has been charged with “seditious conspiracy” – a pretty good short definition of treason. Photograph: Aaron C Davis/The Washington Post via Getty Images

As well as inventing the flush toilet, the Elizabethan courtier Sir John Harrington also invented one of the great political epigrams: “Treason doth n(...)

In this file still image taken on May 25th shows Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin during the arrest of George Floyd. Photograph: Darnella Frazier/Facebook/AFP via Getty

US police officer Derek Chauvin has been charged with third degree murder and manslaughter in connection with the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis(...)

A handy resource listing many corona-focused initiatives around the world is at Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg

One of the more cheering responses to the present global pandemic has been the fast reaction of so many people with technical (or other) skills. Acros(...)

Kevin Meehan (39) died at Mercy University Hospital in Cork on December 20th, 2011. Image: Google Streetview

A Gsoc investigation into the actions of gardaí when arresting a father-of-two who later took ill and died in hospital found that they had no criminal(...)

Wexford manager Liam Dunne celebrates at the final whistle of their round 2 qualifier win over Cork. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In March of 2015, the Waterford hurling team bus arrived at Wexford Park for a league tie that caught the eye. As part of the lower division fraternit(...)

What sets old houses apart from new builds, besides character and architectural curiosity, is that every period property has a past. While a house (...)

Towns like Navan grew in the boom as commuter belts to Dublin, and the 2011 census showed that Meath had the largest outflow of daily commuters in Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Meath county witnessed a 62.4 per cent increase in the number of residential transactions from 2013 to 2014. According to figures from, t(...)

Fashion group Pamela Scott is to open a new outlet at the former Early Learning outlet at 3 Henry St, D1. The trader is understood to have agreed a r(...)

One of the Citywest Business Park office buildings which has just been sold

Two adjoining office buildings rented by international companies at Citywest Business Park in west Dublin have been sold for slightly over the asking (...)

Anyone looking for a period property with enough land to keep a pony or two in horsey country might like to check out Wilkinstown House. A list(...)