Tim Healy

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A TB patient in Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir. According to the World Health Organisation, there were more than 10m  new cases of TB diagnosed around the world in 2017. Photograph: Yawar Nazir/Getty Images

Last month Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau travelled to Iquilat, the capital of the territory Nunavut, to say sorry. He was there to offer nort(...)

Kieran Molloy (right) in action for Corofin, who will  face Donegal’s Gaoth Dobhair in the All-Ireland club semi-finals next Saturday, the same day his college, NUIG, is due to take on UCC in the last four of the Sigerson Cup. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

A meeting at lunchtime on Friday will decide whether next weekend’s Sigerson Cup semi-finals are to be moved to Sunday to avoid a clash with the All-I(...)

Women on a suffrage march carry 617 arrows, each representing a conviction of a suffragette. Photograph: Mansell/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

The Irish suffrage movement, with a membership of about 3,000, was made up of nationalist, unionist and those who refused to take either side. It was (...)

John Redmond addressing a home rule meeting at Parnell monument on O'Connell Street in Dublin. Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland.
The durable democrat

For 18 years in a row, John Redmond was elected chairman of the Irish Parliamentary Party – from February 1900 until his untimely death in March 1918.(...)

The High Court heard that Charleville Credit Union  failed to bring its reserves up to the regulatory requirement of 10% of assets. Its reserves were just 3.5%  last June

At least one neighbouring credit union has signalled that it is prepared to take over Charleville Credit Union, which the High Court placed in liquida(...)

The Phoenix Park Polo Grounds were once on the front line of Ireland’s political divide

You may remember a furore in 2009 when Croke Park had to be resurfaced after U2 concerts and it emerged that the new turf came from England, causing a(...)

Senator David Norris is suing RTÉ and journalist Helen Lucy  Burke for alleged libel. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The High Court has refused to order the disclosure of documents RTÉ says it needs to defend a defamation case brought by Senator David Norris. It ar(...)

Film director Neil Jordan and his wife Brenda Rawn objected to an  enclosed flat roofed shelter/changing area in the rear of their neighbour Robin Power’s home (at extreme right, above) at Sorrento Terrace, Dalkey, Co Dublin. File photograph:  Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A local authority has agreed to quash planning approval for a bathing changing area already built at the home of a neighbour of filmmaker Neil Jordan,(...)

In the capital, the newspaper forces were more or less evenly divided.The Irish Times and the Daily Express were unionist.

On Easter Saturday 1916, as both the Irish News and the Derry Journal reported with evident approbation, an enthusiastic crowd witnessed a military de(...)

Tim Healy, author of a book on team sports and specifically GAA management, Can You Manage? sees Dublin’s appointment of Jim Gavin as football team manager as evidence of the astute managerial structures in place in Dublin. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The GAA’s regulations requiring inter-county management teams to have minimal coaching qualifications from 2016 don’t go far enough, according to a me(...)

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