Robert Kearns

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 John de Chastelain in  Dublin. “The public wished to see the instruments of their pain being dismantled in a such a way that they could say, ‘well. now we know it is all done’.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The former head of the body responsible for decommissioning paramilitary weapons in Northern Ireland is concerned by the political vacuum left by the (...)

Sir Terry Wogan is to receive a posthumous award in recognition of his contribution as a broadcaster to Ireland and the Irish community abroad. Photograph: Katie Collins/PA Wire

Sir Terry Wogan is to receive a posthumous award in recognition of his contribution as a broadcaster to Ireland and the Irish community abroad. The (...)

Michael Collins arrives at his final destination, Ireland Park in Toronto.

The Irish Diaspora Run saw Michael Collins run almost 900km between June 10th and July 10th, from Grosse Île to Toronto, tracing the steps taken by th(...)

Robert Kearns opened his own office in Toronto in 1983, after growing up in Dartry, south Dublin.

Robert Kearns stepped into his first office, austerely fitted with a rotary telephone, a 1950s leather-bound rate-book and an ashtray. “I will always (...)