Prince Charles lays a wreath to the dead of the 1916 Easter Rising during a visit to Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin Ireland on Friday. Photograph:   Aidan Crawley/EPA

Prince Charles has laid wreaths in honour of the Irish and British people who died in the first and second World Wars and in the Easter Rising at Glas(...)

A pensioner choked on his dinner in a nursing home dining room, an inquest in Dublin has heard. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A pensioner choked on his dinner in a nursing home dining room, an inquest in Dublin has heard. Sean Cunningham (73) was a resident in St Gabriel’s (...)

A heavy, solemn silence descends on a street or a town or a village visited with the major atrocities that are a recurring feature of the Northern con(...)

John Cunningham  admitted to possession of PVP at a Kings of Leon concert in Marlay Park, Rathfarnham, on July 4th, 2014.

A soccer manager with 15 previous convictions who was caught with a bag of synthetic cocaine at a Kings of Leon concert has been fined €350. Fi(...)

James Gray: “I could have just stayed on my own and put a chicken in the oven, though I have something wrong with my fingers.” Photograph: Malcolm McNally/Irish Post

For the first time in nine Christmases, Irish octogenarian James Gray did not spend the festive period alone. The 85-year-old pensioner originally fro(...)

‘John Cunningham might touch on a major news event, or a daily irritant like Galway’s notorious traffic, or the attempts to bring world cinema to the city – when he and others became known as the “dirty film crowd”.’ Photograph: iStockphoto
Galway insights

‘Come up and see me some time”. That infamous Mae West invitation may sound somewhat apocryphal now, but there once was a Galway man who did ju(...)

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