Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

Bulmers maker C&C has been on the hunt for a new chief executive since Stephen Glancey stepped down earlier this year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Cider and beer maker C&C Group has poached Heineken UK’s managing director, David Forde, to become its next chief executive. The signing ends a s(...)

Martin Doyle at a garden party  at Buckingham Palace for Victoria Cross recipients in June 1920, four months before he joined the IRA.

The people of New Ross in Co Wexford will on Sunday honour Victoria Cross winner Martin Doyle who returned to the town as a war hero 100 years ago and(...)

While working as an official in the land registry in Dublin, Patrick McMahon became aware of invisible entities communicating with him,

Imagine if you suddenly began hearing voices in the air that followed you wherever you went; heading to work on the train, or out walking on a busy st(...)

Soloheadbeg, Co Tipperary: More than a thousand people gathered at the gentle slope in front of Solohead Church on Sunday to commemorate an ambush carried out there exactly 100 years before. Photograph: John D Kelly

The people of the Co Tipperary townland of Solohead gathered on Sunday to remember momentous events which occurred there 100 years ago which would eve(...)

Martin Doyle receiving his Victoria Cross in June 1919 at Buckingham Palace

There are 623 graves for British military personnel in Grangegorman Military Cemetery in Dublin. Each headstone is identical to the other being, accor(...)

Patrick McMahon died after the van he was driving collided with a tractor

A man who died after the van he was driving collided with a tractor as he made his way to the beach on a family day out has been remembered as a kind (...)

Patrick McMahon was before a Limerick court in 1861, charged with breaking into the city gaol. Photograph: Google Street View

Before a court in Limerick, Pat McMahon said he had a good reason for scaling the walls of the city prison the night before and breaking into a cell. (...)

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