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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves York Innovation Centre after a speech during a general election campaign visit  on Friday. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Perched on a concrete bench outside a pound shop in Kirkby-in-Ashfield, John Harvey took a slow drag from his e-cigarette before delivering his verdic(...)

Artist Stephen McKenna:  Asked by an interviewer in 1990 as to whether he considered himself English, Irish or European, he replied simply: “Yes.” Photograph: Moya Nolan
Obituary: Stephen McKenna

Stephen McKenna Born: March 20th, 1939 Died: May 4th, 2017 The painter Stephen McKenna, who died at his home in Bagenalstown, County Carlow last mo(...)

A man whose surrender is being sought by Northern Irish authorities following his arrest in the Republic is to seek bail next month in the High Court.(...)

Greater Manchester Police have released a picture of Salman Abedi on the night he carried out the Manchester Arena terror attack. Photograph: PA

Some members of the network behind the Manchester Arena suicide bombing last week could still be at large, Britain’s home secretary Amber Rudd has wa(...)

At one stage the Derry to Dublin bus was the ‘only form of travel, and there was a camaraderie’ among the passengers. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The nearest I’ve ever come to the Sam Maguire was a glimpse from the window of the Derry to Dublin bus. I was, like many others, a student travellin(...)

Fr John Coghlan: served as a chaplain in two world wars

In a controversial passage of his memoir Goodbye to All That, Robert Graves praised the courage of Roman Catholic chaplains who had served alongside h(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn: faced criticism in the Conservative-supporting press after he declined on Sunday to condemn IRA bombings without also condemning loyalist bomb attacks. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Jeremy Corbyn has described the IRA as terrorists, condemned their acts of murder unconditionally and said they and the British army were not equivale(...)

When the first World War broke out in 1914 Ireland was yet to gain independence. The British army had always had a presence there and a strong traditi(...)

In the wake of their costly participation in the Somme campaign, the two Irish infantry divisions that had served so far in France were moved north to(...)

Detail of British sappers digging a communications trench to Messines Ridge. Photograph: Getty

Before any British offensive from the Ypres salient in 1917 could begin, the Wijtschate-Messines ridge at the southern end of the salient had to be ta(...)

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