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A photo of Ann Louise Gilligan (left) with  her wife Katherine Zappone displayed as part of a booklet for Dr Gilligan’s wake at An Cosán, Jobstown, Dublin. Credit: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Ann Louise Gilligan was “a beautiful woman inside and out” who touched the lives of everyone who met her, mourners at the wake of the educationalist, (...)

A loyalist charged in connection with two murders appeared in a Belfast court on Tuesday to receive the alleged evidence against him, after police gained access to an interview he gave to Boston College researchers.

A veteran loyalist charged in connection with two murders appeared in a Belfast court on Tuesday to receive the alleged evidence against him. Winston(...)

Ivor Bell (80) is charged in connection with the IRA murder of Jean McConville. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Medical reports are not yet ready on a veteran republican charged in connection with the IRA murder of Jean McConville, a court in Belfast has heard. (...)

The grand procession in honor of the Fenian exiles, in New York, in February, 1871

This is a book of 10 essays, two of which were written specifically for this publication by Oliver P Rafferty, a Jesuit priest and professor of histor(...)

Overall BT Young Scientist & Technologist of the Year 2017 Shane Curran, from Terenure College, Dublin, with his project, qCrypt. Photograph: Alan Betson

When Boston College had the notion of creating an archive of testimonies from individuals involved with the North’s troubled political past, its great(...)

Future shock: The visions of a wildly prosperous future imagined in the 1950s and 1960s have failed to materialise

Less than two decades into the new millennium, humanity is building new technologies with seemingly limitless practical applications. Yet in The Rise(...)

Brian Burns, the business executive and commercial lawyer who president Donald Trump wants to be his ambassador to Ireland, in his office in Palm Beach, Florida. Photograph: Simon Carswell

Three paintings hang on the wall behind the desk of Brian Burns, the business executive, attorney, philanthropist and, he hopes, President Donald Trum(...)

Kevin Barry on May and Timothy (Siobhán McSweeney and Shane Casey, above) the protagonists of Autumn Royal: “I really like them. It’s because their situation is so devastating. There is never a solution that’s workable in this kind of situation”

It’s a bustling afternoon, and in the heave of motion, clink and chatter of a Dublin hotel bar, Kevin Barry is having some difficulty finding a place(...)

Richard Kearney: There was a feeling of how did this happen? Photograph: iStock

Many of those who voted for US president-elect Donald Trump clearly voted against their own interests in relation to issues such as healthcare and soc(...)

Shay Walsh, managing director BT Ireland (left) and Richard Bruton, Minister for Education (right)  with Overall BT Young Scientist & Technologist of the Year 2017 Shane Curran from Terenure College with his project qCrypt: The quantum-secure, encrypted, data storage solution with multijurisdictional quorum sharding technology in the Technology section, at the 2017 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A Dublin student has been named the 2017 BT Young Scientist of the Year for his project on protecting sensitive data. Shane Curran’s “qCrypt” system(...)

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