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Sir Charles Coghlan third from left receiving an  honorary degree from Trinity 1926.

Arriving with my family to live in Harare, Zimbabwe almost four years ago, we were met by the then president of the Mashonaland Irish Association (MIA(...)

Action from the Melbourne Demons versus Collingwood Magpies AFL match which attracted over 83,000 to the Melbourne Cricket Ground/ Scott Barbour/AFL Media/Getty Images)

Aussie Rules, or simply ‘football’ as it’s known hereabouts, does just that, but you only realise the extent of its dominance in the Australian psyche(...)

Prince Charles meets school children during a visit to Cork Naval Base. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/PA Wire

Sean O’Callaghan probably never envisaged his ballad extolling all things Cork from harriers to hurlers being used to greet members of the Britis(...)

 Johnny Depp: the US actor has been urged to visit Limerick to see how the city has progressed since his brief visit there in 1991. Photograph: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images

The Mayor of Limerick has said actor Johnny Depp “owes” the city a visit so he could see how it has moved on from its “Stab City” past. Metropolitan (...)

Thomas O’Loughlin, World Cup winner 2016

It’s not every day of the week an angler can boast a catch of 12 trout, particularly when it happens to be finals day of the World Cup Fly Fishing ch(...)

“We must absorb the messages of the voting patterns that reflect underlying problems we must combat with force in Ireland too.” Photograph: Getty Images

Even the darkest Brexit clouds can have silver linings . . . I am just back from Glasgow (day of vote), Belfast (days after result) and London. Tra(...)

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny chats to President Michael D Higgins at the Easter Sunday commemoration ceremony and parade from O’Connell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Maxwells

The Easter Sunday centenary commemoration at the GPO was told the “short lives and big dreams” of the men, women and children of 1916 “extended the ho(...)

Mark Gibson from Dublin at the opening of the Cheltenham festival. Photograph: Inpho

The annual Irish invasion of the Cotswolds was well under way on Tuesday morning as tens of thousands of early comers to the Cheltenham racing festiva(...)

Rob Heffernan with his children Meghan (8) and Cathal (6) at Dublin Airport following his return to Ireland after his 50k Walk World Championship win in Moscow. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

World champion Rob Heffernan told thousands of fans assembled in Cork last night that “support like this breeds greatness”. He joked that his medal ce(...)

The public was yesterday invited to bring memorabilia from John F Kennedy’s visit to Ireland 50 years ago to the National Library of Ireland. The mate(...)