On February 22nd, 1919, Sean T Ó Ceallaigh wrote a letter to French premier Georges Clemenceau from the Grand Hotel on Boulevard des Capuchines in Par(...)

Aum Shinrikyo cult founder Shoko Asahara, photographed in 1990: was described as a malignant Pied Piper, a half-blind guru who claimed to have supernatural powers, including the ability to float above the ground. Photograph: EPA

Japan’s government has executed the man who masterminded the deadly 1995 chemical attack on Tokyo’s subway system, formally ending one of the nation’s(...)

Keane and McCarthy during a training session in Saipan. Photograph: Kieran Doherty/Reuters

He came. He saw. He went home.” So ran the tag-line of the Irish box office smash hit comedy I, Keano, an epic musical melodrama about a Roman legion (...)

April 23rd: The History Hedge School. The cause of Labour? - the 1918 general strike against conscription Padraig Yeates, Sarah Ann Buckley, Todd Morr(...)

Taxpayers are likely to end up paying up to €200 million to the private operator of the Limerick Tunnel due to lower-than-expected traffic flows. Photograph: Seán Curtin/Press 22

Taxpayers are likely to end up paying up to €200 million to the private operator of the Limerick Tunnel due to lower-than-expected traffic. The Dáil’(...)

Gardaí are awaiting directions from the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to a fatal assault on a Slovakian man at a filling station in north Cork earlier this year, an inquest has heard.

Gardaí are awaiting directions from the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to a fatal assault on a Slovakian man at a filling station in nort(...)

John Palmer (37) and Greg Lonergan (36), died when a fire broke out at their rented apartment complex on St Joseph Road’s in Mallow in the early hours of March 13th, 2014. File photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Fire alarms should be checked regularly and repaired immediately if malfunctioning, a jury at an inquest into the deaths of two men in Co Cork has rec(...)

Noel Clancy, flanked by his daughter Fiona and son Delan pictured at Mallow Coroner’s Court, Co Cork, following the inquest into the death of his wife and daughter Geraldine and Louise Clancy. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Cork Courts

Gardaí should be given the power to confiscate cars from unaccompanied learner drivers, a jury in the inquest of a north Cork road collision has said.(...)

Eamon de Valera, in addressing the League of Nations when the Irish Free State held the presidency of the League Council, highlighted his disquiet about the larger powers dominating international organisations

In 1922, after the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, Joseph Walshe, who had worked during the War of Independence in Sinn Féin’s Irish foreign servic(...)

Inquest hears fatal collision occurred on the N20 near Mallow General Hospital (above) on April 5th, 2016. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

An elderly couple were fatally injured when their car drifted on to the wrong side of the main Cork-Limerick road and collided with an oncoming car, a(...)

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