Ireland U-21s manager  Stephen Kenny with Duleek Schoolboys/Girls FC on Wednesday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Stephen Kenny admits that it is a “challenging time” for Irish soccer but insists he has had to stay focused on his own education in the international(...)

It is not often that one (me!) experiences here such simple joy as detailing the history of a word begotten in this newspaper. Now an adult of 43 in t(...)

“That Patrick Pearse had been totally captured by that pre-Christian myth of redemptive violence is clear.” Photograph courtesy of the National Archives of Ireland

Jesus of Nazareth did not declare himself head of a sovereign Zion. He did not instruct his followers to seize control of Jerusalem, killing anyone wh(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he wanted to see a  situation where laws and Constitutional amendments were co-drafted rather than subsequently translated into Irish, albeit with consultation. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Government has changed the Irish-language version of the wording of the same-sex marriage referendum because of a possibility that a marriage betw(...)

Séamus Ó Tuathail SC: said that as a result of the use of the plural, “fir” and “mná”, it could be that the amendment would explicitly permit marriage between men, and marriage between women, but not marriage between individuals of the opposite sex. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The practice of drafting constitutional amendments in English and then translating them into Irish should be reviewed, a leading authority has said.(...)

 ‘FrKevin Reynolds’s forgiving vindication highlighted another strand in the tapestry of Irish Catholic ministry: brave service in adversity.’ Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The revelation in 1992 that an Irish Catholic bishop had fathered a child didn’t look then like the onset of two decades of PR winter for Catholic cle(...)

International practice and new recruitment policies at home have seen work internships become highly sought after by law students looking to se(...)