Michael Hogan

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Glebe House occupiers draped a banner from two upstairs windows saying, “Raise the Roof 2.30pm, October 3rd” in reference to a housing protest outside Dáil Éireann at that time. Photograph: Kathleen Harris/The Irish Times

Housing activists in Dublin occupied a large, vacant house in the south of the city on Saturday. The landmark building, Glebe House in Crumlin Villag(...)

It was at the Battle of Churubusco, on August 20th 1847, that the San Patricios battalion acquired its legendary status in Mexico. Image: J. Cameron/Wikicommons

Just after dawn on September 10th, 1847, the residents of San Ángel, a village on the outskirts of Mexico City, awoke to the sound of carts rattling i(...)

 Dolores O’Riordan of performing with The Cranberries in Cognac, France, in 2016. She died on Monday at the age of  46. Photograph: Guillaume Souvant/AFP/Getty Images

Dolores O’Riordan, one of Ireland’s most influential contemporary rock stars died suddenly at a hotel in in London on Monday morning. She was in the U(...)

Bonnettstown House

 A long straight avenue leads to the wide stone steps and front door of Bonnettstown House. In a couple of weeks’ time this will be carpeted with(...)

2 Auburn Avenue, Donnybrook

2 Auburn Avenue, Donnybrook When they were built in 1901, the terraced houses on the south side of Auburn Avenue in Donnybrook, Dublin 4, overlooke(...)

Ireland celebrate with the Cormac McAnallen Cup after beating Australia at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The international series evokes a range of reactions but no one can argue with its resilience. Having hit various crises over the past 10 years and(...)

Michael Hogan, the Tipperary footballer who was killed at Croke Park on Bloody Sunday on November 21st, 1920

The GAA will mark the 95th anniversary of the events of Bloody Sunday, November 21st, 1920, at a special ceremony in Croke Park tonight before the st(...)

The Central Bank  found that the credit union had failed to submit its prudential returns within the required timelines in respect of the quarters ending September 30th 2013 to September 30th 2014 inclusive.

The Central Bank of Ireland has imposed a fine of €5,000 on Irish Taxi Owners’ Co-Op Credit Union Ltd for breaches of its obligations under the Credit(...)

 John Redmond, general secretary of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (Agsi), speaks to    Garda Commissioner  Nóirín O’Sullivan at the association’s annual conference. Photograph: Barry Cronin/barrycronin.com

A Garda investigation has been set up into the harassment in person and on social media of gardaí arising from the policing of some anti-water charge (...)

One French question was about snowy mountains

Technology and tablets were popular themes among this year’s exam setters with iPad-type issues appearing on both the Junior and Leaving Cert French (...)

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