Sinn Féin’s Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin has been a TD since 1997. Photograph: Eric Luke/THE IRISH TIMES

Sinn Féin TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin has confirmed he will not stand in the next general election. Mr Ó Caoláin was first elected a TD for the party in (...)

 Danny Morrison with Gerry Adams  in west Belfast canvassing for the EEC elections in June 1984. Photograph: Pacemaker

I’m sure that there is a little nervousness within Sinn Féin as Gerry Adams steps down as president of the party, having led it to great electoral suc(...)

St Vincent’s Diarmuid Connolly gets away from Kevin McManamon of St Jude’s during the Dublin SFC semi-final at Parnell Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

St Vincent’s 4-12 St Jude’s 1-12 Three second-half goals from Tomás Quinn, Shane Carthy and Brendan Egan helped holders St Vincent’s overcome 13-man (...)

 Morven Connolly celebrates with Castleknock team-mate  Tom Quinn at the final whistle of the Dublin SFC semi-final against St Jude’s at Parnel Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Castleknock 0-11 St Jude’s 1-4 Castleknock advanced to their first Dublin Senior Football Championship final after overcoming St Jude’s by four point(...)

The 10 hunger strikers who died in 1981: Our project, which includes this Irish Times series, a conference that took place in London at the University of Notre Dame and a special issue of the academic journal, The Irish Review, has sought to reassess the events of 1981, and their legacy, 35 years on

Irish identities, Ian McBride argues in History and Memory in Modern Ireland, are “constructed upon a grid of talismanic dates”. The commemorative pr(...)

Detectives investigating the murder of a dissident republican who was killed by paramilitary associates have made a fresh appeal for help in ca(...)

Sinn Féin TD Pádraig Mac Lochlainn: “We did not let Maggie Thatcher criminalise them and we are not going to let 
Fianna Fá
il criminalise them 

Sinn Féin TD Pádraig Mac Lochlainn has accused Fianna Fáil of attempting to criminalise the 1981 hunger strikers, in the same way as former British PM(...)

Kieran Doherty (31), was shot dead in February 2010 and his body dumped near Derry.

Relatives of a dissident republican shot dead by former associates in the Real IRA are to receive compensation for his death.The amount agreed by the (...)