A stretch of the old rail line between Youghal and Midleton which is to be turned into a greenway. Photograph: Denis Minihane

The allocation of €8 million by the Government towards the €15 million cost of a greenway in east Cork has been welcomed by local politicians. Mayor (...)

A stretch of the old rail line between Youghal and Midleton. Photograph: Denis Minihane

Members of Cork County Council have cleared the way for the local authority to apply for government funding for a new greenway along the old rail line(...)

The Aga Khan with Shergar after the Irish Sweeps Derby.

The kidnapping of the Derby winner Shergar was the work of the Provisional IRA, a former figure in the organisation has claimed. Kieran Conway, who w(...)

In fear of assassination: Sean O’Callaghan in London in 2013. Photograph: Andrew Testa/New York Times

Sean O’Callaghan Born: October 10th, 1954 Died: August 23rd, 2017 Sean O’Callaghan lived in fear that his former IRA colleagues or dissident republic(...)

Ex-IRA member and Garda informant Sean O’Callaghan being escorted from the High Court in 1998. Photograph: Charlie Collins

IRA informer turned author Seán O’Callaghan has died aged 63. It is understood the convicted republican killer died while swimming in a pool in Jamaic(...)

Following the murder by the IRA of Christopher Ewart-Biggs in Sandyford on July 21st, 1976, a helmet was found near the scene of the explosion which k(...)

Martin McGuinness, who resigned as Deputy First Minister on Monday.  Phoitograph: Jeff Spicer/PA Wire

Martin McGuinness is the only person in the republican movement capable of making Sinn Féin’s position in government in Northern Ireland work while a(...)

Former IRA intelligance director Kieran Conway. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Solicitor Kieran Conway was back in the Special Criminal Court last Friday, representing a 52-year-old Dublin man, Patrick Brennan, who was charged wi(...)

 Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy (66) of Ballybinaby, Hackballscross, Co Louth arriving for his sentencing hearing at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

As a young police officer, former Police Service of Northern Ireland assistant chief constable Alan McQuillan once engaged in a bizarre game of cross-(...)

Looking to the future: Orla Yeates, Clinton Byrne, Manav T Manos, Mark Ryan, Rory O’Carroll, Lauren Vickers and Séan O’Callaghan at Coláiste Chill Mhantáin, Wicklow. Picture: Garry O’Neill

Results day is a nervous time and not just for students. Teachers feel the pressure too, especially when, like Pádraig Donoghue and his colleagues, th(...)

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