article 11 July 2014 Ireland
by Garth Brooks and Orange Order in Irish crises

Twin crises are playing out either side of the Irish border: one of identity the other credibility. Brian Whelan looks at how Garth Brooks and the Orange Order could bring the island to a standstill.

article 21 June 2014 UK, Ireland
Guildford Four's Gerry Conlon dies aged 60

Gerry Conlon, who was wrongly convicted of the 1974 IRA Guildford pub bombing, dies aged 60, his family announces.

article 16 June 2014 Culture, Ireland
James Joyce, author of Ulysses (Getty Images)
by How one Iraqi poet translated Joyce's Ulysses into Arabic

On Bloomsday, 16 June, readers celebrate Ulysses, one of the greatest - and most demanding - novels in English. How much more challenging is it to translate James Joyce's masterpiece into Arabic?

article 11 June 2014 World, Ireland
Roy Keane pursued by the press near his Manchester home.
Keane's abusive tirade against 'not Irish' McCarthy (2002)

Roy Keane vows never to play for his country again under Mick McCarthy after walking out on the Irish squad before the 2002 World Cup in South Korea and Japan. Ireland made it through to the last 16.

article 06 June 2014 World, Ireland
by Ireland shock over 800 babies 'in septic tank'

Ireland has been rocked this week as another horrific scandal linked to the Catholic church emerges in Galway, where a mass grave with the bodies of 800 children was uncovered.

article 03 May 2014 UK, Ireland
Gerry Adams murder arrest is 'politically motivated'

Martin McGuinness repeats claims the arrest of Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams is politically motivated, accusing members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland of being against the peace process.

article 02 May 2014 UK, Ireland
Adams remains in custody over McConville murder

Gerry Adams spends a second night in police custody after his arrest by detectives investigating the notorious IRA murder of a Belfast mother-of-10.

article 30 April 2014 UK, Ireland
Gerry Adams arrested over 1972 murder

Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville in 1972, it is confirmed.

article 18 April 2014 UK, Ireland
'Former Continuity IRA man' shot dead

A prominent dissident republican has been killed in broad daylight in Belfast, it is reported.