The Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork has said some members of his community anticipate commemorations of the War of Independence and the Civil War ‘fearfully and with a certain dread.’,
Mon, 11 Sep, 2017
Members of the Capuchin order had key roles in the Irish revolution, writes
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
"The horrifying fact that nearly one in five children in South Sudan has been forced to flee their home illustrates how devastating this conflict has been for the country's most vulnerable."
Mon, 08 May, 2017
Fri, 30 Dec, 2016
The Chairman of the advisory board on commemorations, Maurice Manning, has suggested that the 2022 commemorations for the Civil war will be “a huge test of our national maturity”.
Wed, 10 Aug, 2016
Many areas of Yemen are close to famine partly because importers are unable to buy new food stocks from abroad as over $200m is stuck in banks due to the civil war disruption, trade and aid sources involved say.
Fri, 15 Jul, 2016
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
Syria's authorisation of some aid convoys to besieged towns is "at best a drop in the ocean" and the UN must urgently prepare to make air drops to areas most in need of humanitarian help, France's UN ambassador said.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
Diplomats have agreed to work toward a temporary “cessation of hostilities” in Syria’s civil war within a week, although efforts to secure a lasting ceasefire fell short.
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
Several thousand detainees have been executed, beaten to death or otherwise left to die during Syria’s civil war, under policies that appear to amount to extermination under international law, according to investigators.
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
The leaders of China and Taiwan have met for the first time since the end of the civil war 60 years ago.
Sat, 07 Nov, 2015
Living in Yemen is like being trapped in a complex, faulty, Rubik’s Cube. Every day you face puzzles that may have no right answers. A move in any direction can lead to blindly exploding shells, airstrikes or stray bullets.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
The recovery of the remains of three Protestant victims of the IRA has moved a step closer, almost a century after their deaths that marked the beginning of a vicious killing spree in West Cork.
Wed, 13 May, 2015
The heroes of the War of Independence suffered an inglorious aftermath to their sacrifices as politicians played favourites along Civil War lines, writes.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2015