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.
Dissident republicans, including some former Real IRA members, are under investigation for playing a key logistical role in the kidnap and torture of Quinn Industrial Holdings Kevin Lunney.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s pledge to change the law to protect soldiers from legal action. Johnson’s plan has also been criticized by Northern politicians, including in part by Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) head Arlene Foster. Coveney described Johnson’s pledge as “very concerning”.
A cross-border task force report has found that paramilitary activity in republican and loyalist communities remains a “stark reality” in Northern Ireland.
Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has condemned a firebomb attack on the property of a Sinn Fein representative defending the rights of immigrant asylum-seekers as an “attack on democracy.”
Britain's Brexit “shambles” has been imposed on Ireland and Europe by a “self-regarding and imperially-minded English elite,” Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin said.
Prime Minister Leo Varadkar made a formal state apology to the women and families caught up in the smear test scandal.
County Down man to take on running the post office near the South Pole in an area home to 2,000 gentoo penguins, which handles 80,000 postcards per year.
A mixed-race couple have left Ireland with their baby after online abuse and a death threat over their appearance in a Lidl supermarket advert.