Washington Street (pictured) will continue to hear civil cases after criminal cases move to Anglesea Street

Daniel O’Connell defended cases there, the IRA planned to free Tomás Óg Mac Curtain from the dock there and now after almost 200 years of hosting crim(...)

Christopher Partington (33) appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London charged with seven counts of possessing documents useful for the purposes of terrorism between February 19th and May 1st this year. File photograph: Google Street View

An alleged IRA sympathiser has appeared in court accused of possessing terrorist documents, including instructions on how to wage guerrilla warfare. (...)

Kit de Waal: ‘Wexford would have been what my mother thought of as the big town, where everything happened’

When I arrive at Kit de Waal’s she’s in her writing cabin in the back garden of her house in Leamington. De Waal gets a kick out of using the no-frill(...)

Seamus Mallon. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

Sinn Féin has been criticised for attempting to block former Northern Ireland deputy first minister Seamus Mallon being made a freeman of Drogheda on (...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney categorically ruled out some of the technical solutions to the Border issue that have been advanced from the British government. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/EPA

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has insisted the Government will be “inflexible” on any border infrastructure but said Ireland was open to any “new thinking” f(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney (right) with the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. On Sunday, Mr Coveney said  a political solution was being talked about “that prevents the need for Border infrastructure”. File photograph: PA

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the Irish Government is “not flexible” over the possible deployment of any physical infrastructure along the Irish Border (...)

The assassination of Henry Wilson attracted international attention, with the  cover of the French magazine Le Petit Journal running an artist’s impression on a 1922 edition. Image: Getty

A handwritten note in the pension file of an IRA woman based in London has shed new light on one of the great mysteries of Irish history. Field Mar(...)

John Haughey: newly released pension file  sheds light on the devastating illness which left him an invalid

Most biographers of the former taoiseach Charles Haughey point to his impoverished childhood as one of the primary motivations in his life in looking (...)

John Haughey was eventually diagnosed with MS in 1933.

The father of former Taoiseach Charles Haughey suffered from what would now be called post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and blamed his multiple sc(...)

Amnesty has gained traction among a number of Westminster backbenchers, who claim recent prosecutions of former British soldiers are tantamount to a “witch-hunt”. Photograph: Frank Miller

British prime minister Theresa May has said the system for investigating soldiers and police in Northern Ireland is “patently unfair”. She claimed so(...)

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