Mark Brennan

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Murals in Republican and loyalist areas can give a one-sided view of the conflict, anti-terrorism experts say. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Romanticising the Troubles in Northern Ireland is contributing to the risk of a return to violence, experts have warned. Some 40 per cent of people i(...)

Georgie Kelly scored Dundalk’s second-half winner against Cobh Ramblers in the FAI Cup.  Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

There was to be no repeat of last year’s League Cup semi-final shock at St Colman’s Park as Georgie Kelly’s second-half winner edged holders Dundalk s(...)

Young people in Northern Ireland have less interaction with others of different race, religion and age: “This environment is ripe for fostering extreme beliefs, actions and violence.” Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

Young people in Northern Ireland live in more segregated communities with less diversity than previous generations, a report on the potential reunific(...)

Airbnb has close to 7,000 rentals available in Dublin, of which roughly half allow rental of the entire property. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There is a rumour doing the rounds that Airbnb shot JR, and possibly JFK too. Thierry Henry’s handball that kept Ireland out of the 2010 World Cup in (...)

A window  was broken at the Masjid Maryam on the Old Monivea Road in Ballybrit, Co Galway on Tuesday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Saying that the internet and social media are to blame for the radicalisation of some Muslims around the world is “a cop-out”, two leading US academic(...)

Actor Cillian Murphy and Prof Pat Dolan, director of the Unesco Child and Family Research Centre at NUI Galway

Cillian Murphy has a recurring dream: he’s in his school uniform, sitting at a desk and in the thick of the Leaving Cert all over again. “There are k(...)

JK Rowling founded Lumos after reading about children being kept in caged beds. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

An international charity founded by Harry Potter creator JK Rowling is teaming up with NUI Galway on a project aimed at ending institutionalised care(...)

This was a real dogfight as Wexford had to dig deep before eventually edging to a two-point victory over a luckless Carlow at Wexford Park on Saturday(...)