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 Edward Carson’s statue in the grounds of Stormont in Belfast. Photograph:  Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty

There are two ways of thinking about the partition of Ireland 100 years ago. One is as a realist drama – the working out of the inevitable consequence(...)

Gardaí are appealing for any drivers who may have dash-cam footage to come forward. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A man in his 20s has died following a single-vehicle collision in Dublin on Sunday. The incident happened on the R135, the Old North Road, near Thornt(...)

Mary E Switzer: her ancestors were Protestant refugees from Germany who fled to Ireland. By her retirement in 1970, she was the highest-ranking female bureaucrat in US government.

Leaving Cert graduates of a certain age will remember The Planter’s Daughter, Austin Clarke’s poem about a woman whose appearance caused the men who h(...)

The defendant  fled the scene of the crash and was found by gardaí hiding behind a nearby bush, the court heard. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A disqualified driver who drove down the wrong side of the M50 to evade gardaí­ before ploughing into the car of an elderly couple has been jailed for(...)

Demonstrators outside Pearse Street Garda station in Dublin city centre.

Approximately 100 protesters demonstrated outside Pearse Street Garda Station in Dublin on New Year’s Day following the shooting dead of George Nkench(...)

Protestors at Blanchardstown Garda Station on Thursday morning after the shooting dead by gardaí of George Nkencho (27). Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Garda Ombudsman investigators are to examine a video capturing the fatal Garda shooting of a man in his front garden in west Dublin on Wednesday. Geo(...)

The house where the body was found was sealed off immediately when gardaí arrived and has since been examined by members of the Garda Technical Bureau.

Gardaí investigating the discovery of a woman’s body that was found in her home in west Dublin on Tuesday morning are treating her death as “unexplain(...)

The man was brought to Connolly Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardaí are investigating after the body of a man in his 40s was found in west Dublin in “unexplained circumstances”. Gardaí attended the scene on the(...)

Connacht veteran John Muldoon celebrates in front of the fans after the  Pro12 final victory over Leinster at Murrayfield in May 2016.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Rugby, like sport, is littered with huge one-off upsets, be it Munster beating the All Blacks in 1978, Japan toppling South Africa, France’s two World(...)

A top amateur goalkeeper playing in the Leinster Senior League sued Simon Rutledge of the White House pub restaurant, New Park, The Ward, Co Dublin.

A top amateur goalkeeper, who injured his big toe while playing footgolf – football played to the rules of golf – has been awarded damages in the Circ(...)

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