Ronan Mcgreevy

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Police in Derry are investigating a paramilitary style vigilante shooting in Derry on Wednesday night. Photograph: PA.

A teenager received a gunshot wound to the leg in a paramilitary style vigilante shooting in Derry on Wednesday night. The 17-year-old was attacked (...)

A New Zealand historian argues the rebels did attack Trinity College, Dublin, but were repulsed by colonial troops including five from his native country. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Historians of the Easter Rising have often puzzled as to why the rebels did not attack Trinity College, Dublin. The college had strategic significan(...)

Elena Alliloueva-Lorigan at home in Stillorgan. Photograph: Alan Betson.

Few people can claim their great-great-grandfather’s actions changed the course of world history. Fewer still can claim a direct family connection to(...)

Members of the Dublin Youth Dance Company perform a Dance for Climate Action to highlight the proceedings of the Citizens’ Assembly at Malahide. Photograph: Tom Honan.

Citizens’ Assembly members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a tax on greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture despite the opposition of the Iri(...)

The Citizens’ Assembly in the Grand Hotel Malahide discussed climate change this weekend. Photograph: Tom Honan

Members of the Citizens’ Assembly have voted overwhelmingly for a comprehensive Government regime to tackle climate change. The 75 members of the as(...)

Fifteen houses were evacuated in the Moneymore estate in Drogheda. Image: Google Maps

Two viable explosive devices were removed from a house in Drogheda on Thursday night. The incident occurred in the Moneymore estate at about 7pm whe(...)

Atlas of the Irish Revolution: the book includes this image of National Army soldiers and barefoot children after the taking of Bruff, Co Limerick, from the IRA in August 1922. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

One of the biggest and most expensive books published in Ireland this year has turned out to be a huge success. Atlas of the Irish Revolution has nea(...)

Trees which stood for over 100 years at the Marina in Cork city following Storm Ophelia. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Storm Ophelia brought the highest gusts ever recorded to parts of Co Cork, according to Met Éireann. A wind speed of 84 knots (155.6 km/h) was regis(...)

The National Car Test  centre in Fonthill: In 2016, 1,465,710 tests took place across the country, of which 773,588 were failures, but only 71,508 vehicles failed the retest.

More vehicles failed the National Car Test (NCT) than passed last year, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO). Some 52.8(...)

Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.

One of the foremost historians on the first World War war has compared US President Donald Trump to Kaiser Wilhelm II. Professor Margaret MacMillan,(...)

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