Oliver Nugent

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Companies owned by Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska (above) have warned that US sanctions against his Russian aluminium and energy empire would have a “materially adverse impact” on future business prospects and could result in technical credit defaults. Photograph: Olga Maltseva/AFP/Getty Images

Companies owned by Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska warned that US sanctions against his Russian aluminium and energy empire would have a “materiall(...)

Members of the Metropolitan Police Service Emerald Society Pipe and Drum Band pictured in the Island of Ireland Peace Park in Messines, Belgium, on Remeberance Sunday in 2008. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The images of man and beast floundering in suffocating mud would define not only the Battle of Passchendaele, but the first World War in the popular i(...)

Preparing to advance at Passchendaele, Flanders, 1917. Photograph from “Father Browne’s First World War” edited by by EE O’Donnell, published by Messenger Publications

A digital database of Ireland’s Memorial Records is located at the In Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres, Belgium. It can also be accessed online at imr.(...)

Portrait of Maj Gen Oliver Nugent by William Conor, commissioned by the Ulster Division Association, and which hangs in Belfast City Hall

The correspondence of the soldier who commanded of 36th (Ulster) Division at the Somme makes for fascinating reading. During active service in the Gre(...)