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Broadcaster Flor MacCarthy   delved into her family history and learned about a story from the War of Independence that had remained largely unspoken of. Photograph: iStock.

A broadcaster who delved into the past to learn about her descendants’ lives has uncovered an unlikely story. RTÉ presenter Flor MacCarthy found out (...)

 The former deputy group news editor at Independent Newspapers Dave Halloran has died.

Popular newsman David Halloran (79) died suddenly on Sunday at Dublin’s St Vincent’s hospital following a fall at his home. The former deputy group(...)

A  woman pushes her pram past a memorial to Stephen ‘Top Gun’ McKeag in west Belfast. One of his victims was 17-year-old Catholic Damien Walsh, who was shot dead in 1993. Photograph: Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images

The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Marie Anderson, did not name the killer of 17-year-old Catholic teenager Damien Walsh in her long-awaited r(...)

Bausch & Lomb is one of the largest employers in the southeast, employing more than 1,500 people.

Contact lens manufacturer Bausch & Lomb has announced plans to invest €90 million in its Waterford plant, creating 130 new jobs in the process. (...)

The College View is a fortnightly publication run voluntarily by students at DCU since 1999 and currently edited by Aoibhín Meghen. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Dublin City University’s The College View was named Newspaper of the Year at the 2021 National Student Media Awards on Wednesday. The fortnightly pub(...)

Fiona Pender, from Tullamore, Co Offaly, went missing in August 1996.

Their names have become painfully familiar over the years and decades. Annie McCarrick. Deirdre Jacob. Fiona Pender. Ciara Breen. Jo Jo Dullard. Fiona(...)

Garda training: Many armed gardaí go their entire careers without firing or even drawing their weapons. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Accidental discharges account for almost a third of all Garda firearms use in the past five years. Since 2016 armed gardaí have fired their weapons o(...)

Survey finds the ‘neither’ category remains the largest of the three identities. Photograph: iStock

There was a significant strengthening of identity among nationalists in Northern Ireland in the run-up to the UK’s exit from the EU, according to rese(...)

Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill and First Minister Arlene Foster. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Newly back in existence, the Northern Executive is riven with tensions over the battle against Covid-19, with Sinn Féin Ministers accused of ganging u(...)

Ana Kriégel’s body   was found in an abandoned farmhouse in Lucan, Co Dublin, in May 2018. Photograph: Family handout/PA

May 2018 seemed like a particularly bad time to be female in Ireland. As the country prepared to vote to abolish the constitutional ban on abortion at(...)

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