Irish Civil War left long memories and bitter divisions

Ninety years ago this month Irish cabinet minister Kevin O'Higgins was assassinated as payback for his role in the Irish Civil War that ended four years earlier

Irish Civil War left long memories and bitter divisions

Ninety years ago this month Irish cabinet minister Kevin O’Higgins was assassinated as payback for his role in the Irish Civil War that ended four years earlier

Meet Ireland’s new power pair

Polar opposites, Leo Varadkar and Arlene Foster together must help the Irish people navigate political and economic minefields

Polar opposites, Leo Varadkar and Arlene Foster together must help the Irish people navigate political and economic minefields

Ireland braces for fundamental change

Tectonic shifts may be in the offing in the wake of a startling Northern Ireland election result and with Brexit hanging menacingly over Ireland

Ireland braces for fundamental change

MURPHY: Tectonic shifts may be in the offing in the wake of a startling Northern Ireland election result and with Brexit hanging menacingly over Ireland

A child’s Christmas Eve in 1950 Dublin

One of my earliest Christmas memories was going to see Roy Rogers, the "King of the Cowboys", in The Gay Ranchero in a Dublin cinema

A child’s Christmas Eve in 1950 Dublin

MURPHY: One of my earliest Christmas memories was going to see the “King of the Cowboys”, Roy Rogers, in The Gay Ranchero in a Dublin cinema

Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising

If legitimacy for armed insurrection requires some form of prior democratic mandate, then Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising failed the test

Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising

MURPHY: If legitimacy for armed insurrection requires some form of prior democratic mandate, then Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising failed the test