Mel Farrell

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Michael Collins - pictured in 1921. This postcard image became a popular memento after he was killed in an ambush near Bandon in County Cork. Photograph: Hulton Archive

Owen Paterson became the latest Tory Eurosceptic MP to invoke the name of an Irish nationalist politician during the protracted Brexit debates in the (...)

Languages are a key part of modern arts degrees, and graduates with a European language – particularly where it is coupled with business or ICT skills – will find themselves in high demand. Photograph: iStock

Arts degrees were once the most popular college choice. They swanned around the school like the queen bee that everybody wanted to hang out with. Thi(...)

Éamon de Valera on the steps of 10 Downing Street, London in 1932. Photograph: PA

Political rivals Éamon de Valera and WT Cosgrave are jointly responsible for preserving democracy in the Irish State when so many other European count(...)