Dixie Elliott, at the H-Block monument in Derry’s  Bogside. “They [Sinn Féin] have no more in common with the ideals of Bobby Sands than the modern Labour Party has with the ideals of James Connolly.”  Photograph:  Margaret McLaughlin

Now 63, former IRA prisoner, Thomas “Dixie” Elliott, who shared cells in the late 1970s and early ’80s with H-Block hunger strikers Bobby Sands and Th(...)

Michael Devine: reported on major incidents such as the kidnapping of Dutch industrialist Tiede Herrema by the IRA in 1975

The death has occurred of journalist Michael Devine, a former Irish Times and Belfast Telegraph correspondent. Mr Devine died in Beaumont hospital ove(...)

Killian Brennan of St Patrick’s Athletic in action against Eoin McCormack of Galway United during the FAI Cup second round game at Richmond Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cabinteely 0 Bluebell United 1 Non-league Bluebell United are into the quarter-finals of the FAI Cup after shocking First Division Cabinteely at Stra(...)

The 10 hunger strikers who died in 1981: Our project, which includes this Irish Times series, a conference that took place in London at the University of Notre Dame and a special issue of the academic journal, The Irish Review, has sought to reassess the events of 1981, and their legacy, 35 years on

Irish identities, Ian McBride argues in History and Memory in Modern Ireland, are “constructed upon a grid of talismanic dates”. The commemorative pr(...)

At the national hunger strike commemoration march last year,  at which family members of those who died during the hunger strikes hold  portraits of those who died. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

On this day 35 years ago, INLA hunger striker Michael Devine died in the Maze prison, the 10th and last of the hunger strikers to die during one of th(...)

A total of 101 of the officers, privates and others from Tralee who died between 1914 and 1918 had served with the Munsters, while 125 served with other regiments and armies in the first World War. File photograph: Getty Images

Two large plaques with the names of the 226 Tralee men who died in the first World War have been unveiled at Ballymullen, Tralee, near the former head(...)

Lord Henry Mountcharles: ‘Though I gave up [smoking] 40 years ago, it could still have been the cause of my lung cancer. If I see any of grandchildren smoking, I will be down on them like a ton of bricks. I regret ever having put one cigarette in my mouth.’ Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

Ronan McGreevy Slane Castle owner Henry Mountcharles never expected to see another concert at the venue following his diagnosis with lung cancer last (...)

 Google:  reached a new settlement with Apple over claims they and other Silicon Valley companies conspired to not hire from each other. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA Wire

Apple and Google reached a new settlement over claims they and other Silicon Valley companies conspired to not hire from each other after a judge conc(...)

Google was one of four tech companies involved in a settlement worth $325 million with  64,000 employees.

Four major Silicon Valley companies have formally agreed to pay $324.5 million (€238 million) to settle claims brought by employees accusing them of c(...)