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The famous Shandon clock  which has stopped at 5 minutes to 7. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The return of Roy Keane to the Republic of Ireland football team may have a sense of turning back time, but down in Shandon, time is literally standin(...)

DAN KEENANVan the Man became the Belfast freeman last night when, before an audience of 2,500, he was conferred with the city’s highest honour. Van M(...)

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford speaks during council meeting  at City Hall in Toronto last night while wearing a Toronto Argonauts jersey. The team said it was disappointed by comments made by Mr Ford while wearing its colours. Photograph:  Mark Blinch/Reuters.

Toronto’s under-fire mayor has denied pressing a female staffer for oral sex, in an obscenity-laced statement on live television in which he also thre(...)

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford walks to his office with his brother, councillor Doug Ford  at City Hall in Toronto last night. Photograph: Mark Blinch/Reuters.

Shortly after Toronto’s City Council voted last night to ask Mayor Rob Ford to step down temporarily, a court released documents that painted a salac(...)

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford pauses as he speaks to the media at Toronto City Hall. Photograph: Aaron Harris/Reuters

He has been thrown out of a Toronto Maple Leafs hockey game for being drunk and belligerent. He groped a female politician at a fundraiser for a Jewis(...)

A native of St John’s Park but resident in Ballygunner, where he represented Waterford City East, the late Cllr Gary Wyse was the sole Fianna Fá
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 as well as chair of the local authority’s Environment Strategic Policy Committee. Photograph: Facebook

Mayor of Waterford Cllr John Cummins yesterday led tributes to council colleague and father of four, Cllr Gary Wyse, who died suddenly today at the ag(...)

 Frederick Douglass wrote about how heartened he was by his visit to Ireland. Photograph: MPI/Getty Images

Leading anti-slavery campaigner and human rights champion Frederick Douglass was honoured in Waterford yesterday when a plaque was unveiled to mark a (...)

The Ilac Centre car park is being leased to a private operator for five years in a move which Dublin City Council hopes will increase its own income. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh.

One of Dublin city centre’s largest car-parks, the Ilac Centre car-park, is being leased to a private operator for five years in a move which Dublin C(...)

Faces of Cork. From top left: Robert Ziegler, Colonel Barry Hanan, Prof Máire Mulcahy, Billy McGill, Flynn Johansson, Clodagh McKenna, Leslie Buckley and Derval O’Rourke. Photographs: Michael Sheehan, David Cantwell and John Daly

A photographic exhibition that seeks to capture the essence of Cork city in a collection of 60 faces was unveiled yesterday. A fisherman, a film-maker(...)

Walls keeping apart Protestant and Catholic communities in parts of Northern Ireland are to come down within the next 10 years, Stormont minist(...)

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