William Jones

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President Michael D Higgins hosting the second seminar in the Machnamh 100 series at Áras an Uachtaráin on Thursday. Photograph: Maxwell Photography/PA Wire

Irish people were “willing agents” and often “enthusiastic accomplices to the excesses of colonialism”, President Michael D Higgins has suggested. Th(...)

A memorial to the memory of  Michael Fitzgerald was eventually erected in Fermoy town centre.

One hundred years ago today, Michael Fitzgerald, a high-ranking IRA officer, became the first republican to die on hunger strike during the Irish War (...)

William Jones, author of The Black Horse Inside Coolmore. File photograph: Collins

A former Coolmore Stud worker, who authored a controversial book on the business of his former employer after quitting his job there, has lost a High (...)

January 18th: The Paris Peace Conference opens. The tone is set early. French president Raymond Poincare declares: “You are assembled to repair the ev(...)

The Sadlers Wells Roll of Honour of Group One winners at Coolmore Stud in  Fethard, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A former employee at Coolmore Stud has been refused injunctions preventing the stud’s lawyers writing to booksellers and distributors alleging his boo(...)