The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre in Loughborough, UK. Photograph: Getty Images

Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to visit Galway city as part of their first official visit to Ireland. The visit has been welcomed by th(...)

Max Hastings, a former newspaper editor and now a historian, accused Boris Johnson (pictured)  and his government of being ‘completely indifferent’ to the fate of Northern Ireland in the Brexit debate. Photograph:  Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire.

Britain is not an important country any more and Brexit is being driven by an “almost crazy nostalgia” for the past, the historian Max Hastings has sa(...)

Undated photograph of Éamon de Valera (right) meeting Winston Churchill. Photograph: Royal Irish Academy/PA Wire

Britain handed back the Treaty ports in 1938 based on a false belief that their technological advances would stop German submarines, Seán Lemass belie(...)