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.
There could be an early lift of travel restrictions in Ireland following a steady decrease in numbers of deaths and confirmed illnesses from the Covid-19 coronavirus.
Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar has defended having a picnic with friends in Dublin's Phoenix Park over the weekend.
A somber warning that the acute phase of coronavirus could last for years and that it could also take years before a vaccine is developed were given by top Irish health officials on Tuesday.
A former British police chief has pledged to do all in his power to uncover the truth behind the 46-year-old Dublin and Monaghan bombings.
Kieran Wylie, 57, was shot and killed in front of his daughters in Belfast on May 17. Police said they are investigating a possible "violent dissident republican motive."
An Irish hero who helped save thousands of lives in World War II has, at the age of 97, beaten another deadly menace to the world.