Mr Connolly

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Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton was  urged to implement the findings of an Oireachtas report which says grants should be made available to eligible students attending private colleges. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Hundreds of students from less well-off families who attend private third-level colleges in Ireland should be entitled to grants, an Oireachtas commit(...)

Pharmacists warn that buying prescription drugs online is illegal in Ireland

Pharmacists have warned people not to risk buying prescription medicines online or from unauthorised sources. Community pharmacist and president of (...)

Irish Volunteers and one Irish Citizen Army member inside the GPO 1916. Photograph: Defence Forces Military Archives, Cathal Brugha barracks www.militaryarchives.ie

Tuesday, April 25th, 1916 Government forces arrive in the city by train overnight from Belfast and the Curragh. Machine-gun  fire  (...)

John Conneely from Gort na gCapall, Inish Mór, Co Galway, with an address at Cnoc an Oir, Rahoon, Galway, is seeking to recoup substantial legal costs against the State after it unsuccessfully prosecuted him twice this year in two lengthy trials at Galway Circuit Criminal Court for alleged breaches of fishing regulations. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

An Aran Island skipper is seeking costs against the State after he was acquitted by two juries recently of breaching EU fishing regulations almost ten(...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe first raised his concerns about alleged Garda corruption years earlier than has been reported and debated until now. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

The revelations in The Irish Times today that Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe first rais(...)

An IRA mural in the Markets area of Belfast. IRA members Lawrence McNally (38), Peter Ryan (37), and Tony Doris (21), from Tyrone, were shot by the special forces in 1991 as they travelled through Coagh, Co Tyrone, in a stolen car. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA

Relatives of three IRA men shot dead by the SAS have hit out after being told it will be another year before a full inquest is heard.The trio were ta(...)