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“Throughout the war, Mary Morris kept a diary. It is a remarkable work. It was collected by the Imperial War Museum in London, which realised its significance but it lay in its vaults until now. “

Mary Morris’s desire to be a nurse led in only one direction – to Britain. At the age of 18 she passed the examination to train at Guy’s Hospital in L(...)

Michael Flatley performing in ‘Celtic Tiger’, a show which took place between his fire retirement in 2001 and his second retirement in 2011. He’ll be back again next year. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Michael Flatley is to put on his dancing shoes again, three years after announcing his retirement. The 55-year-old superstar dancer is making a return(...)

File image of former taoiseach and Fine Gael leader  John Bruton TD, speaking at a Young Fine Gael event in Galway.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former taoiseach John Bruton has predicted that Ireland could have another 10 years of austerity. Mr Bruton said the Irish people themselves had passe(...)

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are likely to lose  seats in Leitrim County Council. Photograph: The Irish Times

The composition of Leitrim County Council has changed more at this election than in all the elections since Independence. The success of four Sinn Féi(...)

Mael Megret, one of the workers at the Paris Bakery in Moore St who  staged a sit-in protest over the non-payment of wages, in the premises today. Pictured at rear right is Paris Bakery is owner Yannick Forel. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times.

Workers at the Paris Bakery intend to sit in at the Dublin bakery over the weekend in their dispute with the owner over unpaid wages . Some 15 workers(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and British prime minister David Cameron visit the grave of Willie Redmond in December 2013. Photograph: PA

Rediscovered letters from the front from Major Willie Redmond reveal his pride in his fellow Irish soldiers and his frustration at not being allowed t(...)

Ray Davies with author Joseph O’Connor at the National Concert Hall last night as part of the Dublin Writers Festival.

The Kinks front man Ray Davies said his best songs wrote him rather than the other way round. Davies spoke about his new book Americana last night at (...)

Sinn Fein president  Gerry Adams said  the issue of his alleged membership of the IRA is not one that is raised on the doorsteps. Photograph: Paul McErlane/EPA

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has said he is “very relaxed” about a new poll which shows that even a majority of his own party supporters do not bel(...)

Full list of candidates Election after election, Leitrim voters support the big two, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael, to an extent not seen in other (...)

Fine Gael local election candidate Kenneth Egan meets Niall Reilly and his daughter Lily (1) while campaigning in Clondalkin, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Kenneth Egan’s decision to run in the local elections attracted more media attention than any other new candidate. Egan (32) was not just an Olympic l(...)

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