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The funeral of former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave at the Church of the Annunciation, Rathfarnham, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

When Liam Cosgrave’s beloved wife, Vera, predeceased him, he contacted his friend of long standing, Msgr John Wilson, to discuss the funeral arrangeme(...)

Chris Patten: his report said the RUC should not be disbanded but should be renamed. It proposed a new badge, and that the British union flag should no longer be flown over police buildings

If the Patten Commission was able to reform policing in a bitterly divided society in Northern Ireland – as it did – then there is no reason why simil(...)

Horses and jockeys make their way past ground sheeting covering the course as they head out to the gallops at the Cheltenham racecourse yesterday. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

The late Fr Sean Breen is especially missed at Cheltenham this year. Not only had he peerless knowledge after more than 40 years attending the fest(...)