Brian Hanley

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The retired garda superintendent is due to appear again   at Cloverhill District Court via video link on Friday. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A retired garda superintendent has been charged over a cannabis seizure at his home in Dublin last week. John Murphy (61) was charged with possessin(...)

 President Michael D Higgins  has said he will not attend a religious service marking the creation of Northern Ireland. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte / AFP

Former Fianna Fáil government adviser on Northern Ireland and junior minister Dr Martin Mansergh said he fully respected the decision of President Mic(...)

Cork’s Eoin O’Leary celebrates scoring a goal during the Munster minor hurling final against Waterford at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

All-Ireland minor hurling final: Cork v Galway, Semple Stadium, Saturday, 7.15pm – Live TG4 Cork’s only clean sweep of the three All-Ireland titles i(...)

Photographs: John Carlos

In August 1971 thousands fled To refugee camps south of the Border to escape the troubles. Here, some remember that summer In August 1971, west (...)

Tom Barry said in 1976: “I back the right of Republicans to shoot, kill and bomb British occupying forces. Nobody can deny that. But I do not back the bombing of obvious civilian targets like pubs and that bloody carry-on.”

Tom Barry, the architect of the Kilmichael ambush during the War of Independence, “point blank” refused to support republican hunger strikers in Portl(...)

RIC men on platform at an unidentified station. The idea of an uncontentious commemoration of the RIC was always an impossibility

John William Nixon was a career policeman. A native of Cavan, he joined the Royal Irish Constabulary in 1899, at the age of 22. Nixon served in Donega(...)

 The Galway players celebrate their sesmi-final win over Kerry. Photogtaph: James Crombie/Inpho

Electric Ireland All-Ireland MFC final Cork v Galway Croke Park, Sunday, 1pm Referee: Noel Mooney (Cavan) Live on TG4 (ET if necessary) As Brian Han(...)

Galway players celebrate their victory over Kilkenny in the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Final at Croke Park. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Moments after sniping 2-8 for Galway, a microphone was put in front of Seán McDonagh. The man-of-the-match was reminded by the interviewer that he als(...)

 Wexford’s Dylan Whelan attempts to block Paddy Cummins of Galway. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Galway 0-20 Wexford 0-11 Making history is rarely easy and while Galway are now within touching distance of an Electric Ireland All-Ireland MHC three(...)

The London Irish Centre in Camden, established in 1954, helps to tackle isolation. Photograph:  Daniel Keane

In 1957, aged 23, Thomas Mulligan left his home in Lucan, Co Dublin, for England, to find work and a better life. By the end of the decade, he had bec(...)

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