Kevin Myers

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 Sacked journalist Kevin Myers rejected assertions that he was a misogynist. Photograph:   Dara Mac Dónaill

If it was not for the support of members of the Jewish community in Ireland, Kevin Myers believes he might not have survived psychologically the criti(...)

Kevin Myers on RTÉ’s ‘Today with Seán O’Rourke’ programme on Tuesday. Photograph: RTÉ Radio One/PA Wire

The most heartsinking suggestion about the Kevin Myers fiasco is that it took a foreigner to finally stand up to him. Myers’s defenders have – rightly(...)

Kevin Myers: The keynotes of his column on Sunday were on familiar themes. Photograph: Eric Luke

When it is hard to say whether the anti-Semitic tropes are more appalling than the misogynistic stereotypes, the actual construction of the sentences (...)

Kevin Myers was a trenchant critic of paramilitary violence on this island from the outset of the Troubles. Above, his memoir ‘Watching the Door’

When he left The Irish Times in May 2006 Kevin Myers’ departure was marked by sundry letters of unseemly joy. One read: “Free at last! Free at last! T(...)

Comments made by journalist Kevin Myers in a weekend newspaper column about Jewish people were an ‘abuse of free speech’, the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism in the UK has said. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Branding Kevin Myers as either an anti-Semite or a Holocaust denier was “an absolute distortion of the facts”, according to the Jewish Representative (...)

The temperature threatened to rise dramatically on more than a few occasions over the weekend at the inaugural West Cork History Festival at Lissard Estate in Skibbereen. Photograph: Liss Ard Estate/Twitter

The setting may well have been bucolic and the weather pleasant but the temperature threatened to rise dramatically on more than a few occasions over (...)

 Columnist Kevin Myers will no longer write for ‘The Sunday Times’ following the publication of a piece   containing offensive remarks about Jewish people. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Columnist Kevin Myers will no longer write for The Sunday Times following the publication of a piece on Sunday containing offensive remarks about Jewi(...)

Eamon de Valera speaking in 1969. Photograph: The Irish Times

Eamon de Valera was never a republican, and his support and that of other Irish nationalist leaders for an Irish republic during the War of Independen(...)

Members of the Defence Forces during the first major event in Ireland to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising, at Dublin Castle last year. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Commemoration of historic events and remembering those who died in conflicts invariably involves making moral judgements on the participants and the j(...)

Rosebank house: A central focus of the festival  will be the deeds of various informers, murderers, double-crossers and looters in the West Cork region

The Irish obsession with history is akin to that of Italians for food and the French for love. It is our motivating force, an internal propellant that(...)

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