John Jones

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Men of the South, 1921-22, by Seán Keating, Image: Collection Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, copyright Estate of Seán Keating

Seán Keating’s Men of the South is the most famous painting of the War of Independence. It was the cover image for the bestselling Atlas of the Irish (...)

Norman Spicer, of Coleman Legal Partners (CLP), which is representing about 15 people affected by the St Patrick’s Guild false adoption contorversy. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Many people whose births were falsely registered by the St Patrick’s Guild adoption society have been made to feel they were part of an illegal and sh(...)

 Catherine Nevin being escorted by prison officers and gardaí follwing a legal challenge she took at the High Court in 2000. Photograph: Eric Luke

At about 4.30am on March 19th, 1996 the panic alarm flashed, lighting up a computer screen at the Bell Communications security company. A woman had di(...)

Catherine Nevin leaving court in 2000. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Collins.

Catherine Nevin, who became known as “the Black Widow” while on trial accused of murdering her husband, has died from cancer. The 67-year-old died o(...)

“Everyone in society is asking schools to solve their problems. We can do so much but we can’t be a cure all,” said the Irish Primary Principals’ Network  president Mr Brendan McCabe

Work overload, reduced funding and an expectation that primary schools will solve societal problems are major talking points at the annual meeting of (...)