SS Stolwijk: Dutch steamship smashed onto rocks off Donegal, precipitating one of the most heroic rescues in Irish maritime history

Recalling the storm that smashed a Dutch steamship onto rocks off Donegal, precipitating one of the most heroic rescues in Irish maritime history, And(...)

The tourist office on Inis Mór, closed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photograph: Andrew Downes

The water is choppy on the morning ferry crossing to the Aran Islands and it’s bumpy for early September. Crew members walk the aisles, stopping frequ(...)

An Irish Ferries ship leaving Dublin as seen from Dollymount beach. Photograph: Alan Betson

Subjecting people coming from Britain to the Republic to two-week quarantines, at a time when Boris Johnson’s government has exempted Irish citizens f(...)

People gathering at Poolbeg Lighthouse to watch the newly commissioned Irish Ferries ship WB Yeats arrive into Dublin Port in 2019. ICG has cancelled an order for a second vessel with the German shipyard that built WB Yeats.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Irish Continental Group (ICG), the owner of Irish Ferries, said its passenger numbers have slumped 60 per cent so far this year due to Covid-19 travel(...)

A cartoon depicting a uniformed Irish Volunteer (representing Ireland) being introduced to the Versailles Conference table by Uncle Sam. Other participants at the conference table are represented by stylised figures such as John Bull. Photograph: NLI

Every student of Irish history is taught that the War of Independence began on January 21st, 1919, with the ambush of a party escorting a cartload of(...)

Great Irish movies: Eamonn Owens as Francie Brady in The Butcher Boy, directed by Neil Jordan

IN VERY PARTICULAR ORDER, HERE’S OUR (CURRENTLY DEFINITIVE) PICK OF THE GREATEST IRISH MOVIES EVER MADE No sane person will sincerely claim that(...)

Keywords Studios chief executive Andrew Day: ‘We anticipate the underlying drivers of growth across the video games market to remain intact.’

Keywords Studios, the Irish-headquartered but London-listed video gaming company, has said the Covid-19 crisis has had a minimal impact on its financi(...)

A 21-year-old man has been jailed for three years for his part in a scam where a gang posed as officials from the Revenue Commissioners to defraud an elderly man and his nephew of their life savings of almost €50,000.

A 21-year-old man has been jailed for three years for his part in a scam where a gang posed as officials from the Revenue Commissioners to defraud an (...)

Two children hold pictures of Bloody Sunday victims James Wray and William McKinney during a vigil in west Belfast. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

A decision on whether to move the trial of Soldier F from Derry to Belfast has been adjourned for a month to allow the former soldier’s defence team t(...)

Pictures of the victims of Bloody Sunday being carried through the crowd of thousands after the 25th anniversary march for Bloody Sunday in Derry. Photograph: Brian Little/PA

Lawyers representing the families of nine of those killed on Bloody Sunday have asked the North’s Public Prosecution Service (PPS) to review its decis(...)

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