Paddy Clancy has spent a lifetime in journalism, having worked for Irish and British national newspapers and is a former presenter of “It Says In The Papers” on RTE radio.
He has contributed to IrishCentral's sister publication, the Irish Voice, for a decade and now lives in Donegal where he continues to freelance for a variety of papers.
Stormont was recalled from its summer recess on Tuesday to tell the British government that they will not accept plans to end prosecutions for Troubles crimes.
Margaret Keogh, one of two Cumann na mBan members to die in the fight for Irish freedom, was honored by a Dublin City Council commemorative plaque in Ringsend, Dublin, on Sunday.
Philomena Lee is among the seven women survivors set to challenge Ireland's Mother and Baby Home report in hopes of setting a precedent for similar cases.
A prominent politician has claimed that jury intimidation is such a problem that the no-jury Special Criminal Court (SCC) must remain in existence.
Public health officials in Ireland, who a predicting a surge related to the Delta variant, are urging caution.
"David Fortune jumped through his family home’s front window after the knife attack on his 62-year-old father."
The Narrow Water Bridge, the first cross-sea link between the Republic and Northern Ireland, will link Co Louth and Co Down.
“The summer is now lost for thousands and thousands of businesses across the state...there is no end in sight.”
The message from the family of George Nkencho, who died after being shot several times by police in Dublin in December, was “This can never, never happen again."