Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a hit-and-run involving a cyclist and a vehicle in Dublin 8.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
LAST Sunday, the 100th anniversary of the armistice of the war to end all wars, our news was full of quasi-religious, militaristic memorialising, writes Gerard Howlin.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2018
Leo Varadkar’s speech on Saturday was a powerful affirmation of what a modern Ireland must look like, says Fergus Finlay.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2018
Irish international rowers didn’t disappoint at last week’s hugely successful Skibbereen Regatta.
Thu, 13 Apr, 2017
The domestic regatta season officially kicks off this coming Saturday with the largest ever Neptune Regatta taking place in Islandbridge, Dublin.
Thu, 30 Mar, 2017
Former Ireland team manager Mick O’Callaghan insists he has no regrets about his stinging criticism of Rowing Ireland’s outgoing board at the weekend’s annual general meeting in Dublin.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
Thu, 01 Dec, 2016
IRELAND’S National Day of Commemoration was held across the country yesterday to honour Irish military personnel who gave their lives in historic wars or on peacekeeping duties with the United Nations.
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
Political leaders and military veterans are due to gather in Dublin tomorrow to commemorate the Battle of the Somme.
Fri, 08 Jul, 2016
A 13-year-old boy has died after a drowning accident in the Liffey this afternoon.
Sat, 14 May, 2016
Tue, 05 Jan, 2016
President Michael D Higgins led the nation in memory of those who died in overseas service and on UN missions.
Mon, 13 Jul, 2015
Irish people who lost their lives in the First and Second World Wars will be commemorated at a national ceremony this afternoon.
Sat, 11 Jul, 2015
Gardaí have been able to identify two men for an attempted gangland murder after DNA samples were recovered from airbags in their car.
Wed, 07 Jan, 2015
Investigations are continuing into an attempted shooting in Dublin last night.
Sun, 02 Nov, 2014
An 83-year-old army veteran celebrated his wedding day in his old uniform to make his new bride’s wishes come true.
Sun, 04 May, 2014
HERE is a transcript of the Queen’s banquet speech for the state visit of President Michael D Higgins:
Wed, 09 Apr, 2014
The goal of living together as neighbours and friends is now within reach, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II said a State banquet in honour of Irish President Michael D Higgins tonight.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2014
The story begins on water and ends on ice. Henley, Oxfordshire, July 1986. Gerry Macken and Pat McDonagh, from Dublin’s Neptune Rowing Club, were training for the town’s prestigious regatta.
Sat, 15 Feb, 2014
On Friday, Mar 29, graves and headstones in St Finbarr’s Cemetery in Cork were vandalised. Graffiti was daubed on some headstones.
Mon, 08 Apr, 2013
Gorey has emerged as the ghost estate capital of Ireland, with 25 unfinished developments in the Co Wexford town.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2012
Enda Kenny’s office has spent more than €150,000 on entertainment since he became Taoiseach.
Tue, 25 Sep, 2012
It’s 30 years since the “grotesque, unbelievable, bizarre and unprecedented” events that led to the resignation of the attorney general, writes Richard Fitzpatrick
Thu, 16 Aug, 2012
Six years ago Sanita Puspure was working as a shop assistant in Dublin.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2012
The unionist Lord Mayor of Belfast joined his Dublin counterpart today in paying tribute together to the shared sacrifice of Ireland's war dead.
Sat, 07 Jul, 2012
In response to the efforts of campaigners (Irish Examiner, May 22), the recent assertion by Minister Jimmy Deenihan that it was not clear how the National Memorial site in Moore Street could be developed as a battlefield site is disingenuous.
Fri, 25 May, 2012
With award-winning gardens and a tennis court, this Rochestown Road, Cork, property ticks all the right boxes, says Tommy Barker
Sat, 19 May, 2012
A prison officer has avoided a jail term for assaulting a garda in a north Dublin nightclub.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2012
Gardaí in Dublin are continuing to question a man in his 20s over the murder of a missing man.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2012
GARDAÍ investigating the murder of a man whose skeletal remains were found in the Dublin Mountains earlier this month have made an arrest.
GARDAÍ confirmed that the remains of a man found in the Dublin mountains at the weekend are those of James Kenny McDonagh.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2012
Gardaí have formally identified human remains which were found in the Dublin Mountains on Sunday as those of James Kenny McDonagh.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2012
GARDAÍ believe there is a “strong possibility” the skeletal remains of a man found in the Dublin mountains are that of missing 28-year-old James Kenny McDonagh.
THE first salmon of the 2012 salmon angling season was landed on the River Liffey last Sunday.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2012
The first salmon of the New Year has been caught in the River Liffey.
Sun, 01 Jan, 2012
WHEN I read Cormac MacConnell’s article (Farming, Sept 1) my shoulders dropped. Do people really still think like this? I had to check it wasn’t April 1.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2011
WHO would ever have imagined at the time of her election that Mary McAleese would have turned out to be such a superb president?
Fri, 27 May, 2011
THE visit of President McAleese and Queen Elizabeth II to the Garden of Remembrance and the Irish National War Memorial Gardens at Islandbridge was hugely symbolic in our nation’s journey of reconciliation.
Sat, 21 May, 2011
The Queen put the seal on one of her most significant state visits with a spur-of-the-moment walkabout, before hinting at a return to Ireland.
Fri, 20 May, 2011
LONG confined as a footnote in Irish history, the role of the 49,400 Irish soldiers who fought and died in the First World War has finally been restored to the spotlight.
Thu, 19 May, 2011
QUEEN ELIZABETH last night offered her “sincere thoughts and deep sympathies” to those who have suffered due to the troubled past of Britain and Ireland — but stopped short of an apology.
ARE they trying to kill the woman? In this time of peace process, reconciliation, normalisation, closure, are they trying to grind the British monarch into the ground?
The hierarchy of the GAA made peace with the British establishment today when the Queen set foot on the hallowed turf of its Dublin headquarters.
Wed, 18 May, 2011
Tens of thousands of Irishmen who gave their lives fighting for Britain during the First World War were honoured by the Queen at a Dublin commemoration steeped in symbolism.
The British Prime Minister David Cameron has praised the Queen's "healing" visit to Ireland.
Gardaí are expecting protests ahead of the Queen's historic visit to Croke Park this afternoon.
Queen Elizabeth II is now arriving at a wreath laying ceremony in Dublin to honour the Irish who died fighting in World War One.
A KEYNOTE address by Queen Elizabeth at Dublin Castle this evening promises to be one of the highlights of her four-day visit to Ireland.
QUEEN ELIZABETH II bowed her head in respect as she laid a wreath in memory of those who died during Ireland’s long struggle for independence.
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