Mark Hennessy

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 Welsh flag: the political landscape has changed irrevocably since 2009, creating room for a more defined and closer relationship between Dublin and Cardiff. Photograph: Thinkstock

Nearly 10 years ago, the then Welsh first minister, Rhodri Morgan, described the decision of the Government to close the Irish Consulate in Cardiff as(...)

John Kelly, whose brother Michael (17) was killed in Derry on Bloody Sunday. Photograph:  Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Jean Hegarty is the living embodiment of the truth in the saying that a lie can be half-way around the world while the truth is still putting on its s(...)

Forensic officers inspect the remains of the vehicle  used as a car bomb outside Derry courthouse on January 20th, 2019. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Historian Marisa McGlinchey found herself being assailed for comment and explanation from a number of journalistic quarters following the “New IRA” ca(...)

“Border Roads – 1990-1994”. Photograph: Tony O’Shea

The Border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland has been the issue that has bedevilled the Brexit negotiations, one that has overshado(...)

Mourners at the funeral of Eileen Battersby in Drogheda at St Peter’s Church, Drogheda, Co Louth.  Photograph: Donall Farmer

Literary critic, author and journalist Eileen Battersby was a “brilliant”, “beguiling”, “beautiful”, “courageous”, “dynamic” romantic who lived by her(...)

Mark Hennessy:  shot dead by a garda in Cherrywood last May.

The killer of student Jastine Valdez (24) died from a gunshot wound to his arm and chest. Mark Hennessy (40) was shot by a garda as he sat in his car(...)

The potential amount to be earned from providing in-car data services, entertainment, and advertising could be as high as $750 billion  by 2030. Photograph: Getty Images/Ikon Images

Twenty-five gigabytes. That’s how much data is generated by a “connected” car every hour that it’s in use. To put that in perspective, that’s enough d(...)

 Amanda Carroll  a 33 year old mother of two was found by a close relative on Sunday, at her apartment in Cabra. Photograph: Facebook

A man has been arrested in Dublin following the discovery of a woman’s body on the north side of the city. The woman was named locally as Amanda Carr(...)

 Democratic Unionist Party MP Ian Paisley jnr: With 28,521 votes, he polled highest in last year’s Westminster election and his nearest challenger, Sinn Féin’s Cara McShane, was on 7,878 votes. Photograph: Mark Marlow/Pacemaker Press

Watching Ian Paisley in the House of Commons apologising for taking free holidays worth up £100,000 in Sri Lanka, choking back tears as he did, Quenti(...)

The funeral of Jastine Valdez in Banangan, Aritao, Nueva Vizcaya in the Philippines.

Family, friends and neighbours of Jastine Valdez gathered in the Philippines on Monday for the funeral of the student who was abducted and killed in E(...)

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