Martin Doyle

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The Victoria Cross: A total of 27 British soldiers who were born in what is now the Republic will receive the honour. The proposal is to erect the specially designed stones in their home towns on the centenary of the day in which the British army’s highest honour for bravery was won. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Every Irish-born soldier who won a Victoria Cross in the first World War is to have a paving stone erected in their honour paid for by the British gov(...)

Det Garda Deirdre Murphy told Cork Circuit Criminal Court that Alan Healy,   Martin Doyle and another man were drinking and watching the Irish Grand National in Healy’s home when the attack occurred.

A 47-year-old man has been jailed for nine years for an unprovoked bottle attack on another man as they were watching the Irish Grand National earlier(...)

Donal Ryan’s debut novel, The Spinning Heart, has already benefited from his Man Booker longlist nomination. Photograph: Matthew Thompson

What happens next is usually a question to which omniscient authors know all the answers. Tonight, however, three Irish writers face a cliffhanger of (...)

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