Paul Johnston

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The grave of James Matthews at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin.

Until 2016, James Matthews was one of the victims of the Croke Park massacre on Bloody Sunday whose resting place was an unmarked grave in Dublin’s Gl(...)

 Taoiseach Micheál Martin is seen during the special remembrance ceremony at Croke Park to honour the 14 who died after crown forces  opened fire on Bloody Sunday, November 21st, 1920. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The 14 civilians killed or fatally injured at Croke Park on Bloody Sunday were remembered at a ceremony at the stadium on Saturday, 100 years after th(...)

Jake Verrecchia representing Jerome O’Leary, who died on Bloody Sunday in 1920. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The GAA is to stage a special remembrance ceremony on Saturday to honour the 14 victims killed at Croke Park by crown forces on Bloody Sunday a centur(...)

Police surround Drumcree Church as hundreds of Protestant Orange Order members fill the hillside on July 10th, 1996. The Orange Order were protesting over the refusal of police to allow the order to march through a predominantly Catholic area. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/ Reuters

The disastrous effect of a decision to permit an Orange march through the nationalist Garvaghy Road to Drumcree Parish Church in Portadown in July 199(...)

Micheal Burke on his land at Ballymaquive, Ardrahan, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Sections of a €550 million motorway being constructed in Co Galway may have to be raised in parts due to flooding, according to a leading hydrologist.(...)

Sean Stewart, from Drumaveg, Moycullen, Galway, pleaded guilty before Galway Circuit Criminal Court  to a single charge of having images and movie files of children aged between three months and 17 years, posing naked or engaging in sexual activity, stored on his laptop, on his two mobile phones and on a USB memory stick at a house he was renting in Gort na Glaise, Sandy Road, Galway, on November 27th, 2013, contrary to Section 6 (1) of the Child Trafficking and Pornography Act, 1988.

A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison with the final 18 months suspended for having video and photographic images of children (...)

Paul Johnston: “world expert on Irish 18th and 19th century furniture”

In advance of its annual fair at the RDS, the Irish Antique Dealers Association (IADA) in association with Johnston Antiques has announced the establi(...)

Customarily laconic: Ian Rankin, creator of Rebus. Photograph: Ulf Andersen/Getty

Recently retired, the former Inspector Rebus returns to the ranks of the Edinburgh police in Ian Rankin’s Saints of the Shadow Bible (Orion, €20.50), (...)