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Terence MacSwiney was sentenced to two years in jail on August 16th 1920 for possession of ‘seditious documents’.

The international impact that Lord Mayor of Cork Terence MacSwiney had when he died in hunger strike in 1920 in Ireland’s struggle for freedom will be(...)

Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett, with the chair of the Remembering Edward Bransfield Committee, Jim Wilson, at the unveiling of a monument to Bransfield in his  home village of Ballinacurra in East Cork. Photograph: Barry Roche

Edward Bransfield, the pioneering Irish polar explorer and the first person to officially record discovering Antarctica, has been honoured with the un(...)

 Smoke haze from bushfires blankets the Sydney central business district  as beachgoers sit on a cliff on another hot day in Nielsen Park  in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Photograph: Steven Saphore/EPA

In Sydney on Christmas morning I don’t need an alarm clock. At dawn my local family of kookaburras do that job. No little chirping chicks here. They a(...)

 Briain McGeary dressed as Santa embraces his sister Brónagh on her arrival back from Vancouver after one year. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

For Briain McGeary, the most appropriate way to welcome his sister home for the holidays was by dressing up in a Santa costume when he met her in the (...)

Grace with Darlene and her father Brendan.

The very moment the thought kindled in her mind, guilt urged Melanie Grace to bat it away. “The book had just gone to print two days earlier and becau(...)

Deirdre and Tristan O'Gorman with their sons Finn (3) and Noah (one month). Photograph: Clare Keogh

The recent birth of their second child was bittersweet for Deirdre and Tristan O’Gorman: while of course they were overjoyed, his safe arrival reinfor(...)

Foxford, County Mayo: Members of the Argentine navy walk in the footsteps of Admiral William Brown who was born in the town in 1777. Photograph: Oliver Murphy

National schoolchildren from Foxford, Co Mayo, will visit an Argentine naval ship as part of celebrations to remember the founder of the country’s nav(...)

Sr Joan Chittister  and former president Mary McAleese in conversation at Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former president Mary McAleese has said it bothers her greatly to see people who are strangers to Ireland treated in ways that are contrary “to the et(...)

 Princess Diana shaking hands with a leprosy patient at Sitanala Leprosy Hospital in  Indonesia. Photograph:  Tim Graham/Getty Images

Few diseases in human history have provoked greater public fear than leprosy. In addition to losing limbs, sight, or even life, patients were shunned(...)

Denise Walsh is named to trial in single sculls rather than pairs on Saturday. File photograph: Inpho

The Ireland trial at the National Rowing Centre and the massive Head of the Charles regatta in Boston will give Irish rowing people plenty to talk abo(...)

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