The largest military parade in the history of the state passes the GPO as part of the 1916 Easter Rising centenary commemorations in Dublin. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday March 27, 2016. See PA story IRISH 1916. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Massive crowds attend Easter Rising centenary events

March 28, 2016 • Featured, Ireland, NewsComments (0)

Hundreds of thousands of people have lined the streets of Dublin for a huge military parade to mark 100 years since the Easter Rising against British rule.

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Perth-based Irish academic backs HECS for students in Ireland

March 16, 2016 • Ireland, NewsComments (0)

Tom O’Donoghue, a professor of educational research at the University of Western Australia, is a strong supporter of Ireland introducing its own version of Australia’s Higher Education Contributions Scheme (HECS).

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny holds Patrick Pearse's spectacles as he attends the launch of 'Proclaiming a Republic: The 1916 Rising exhibition' at the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin. Pic: Brian Lawless

New Dáil already looks unstable: Kenny

March 2, 2016 • Featured, Ireland, NewsComments (0)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has admitted it will be difficult to form a new government after a seismic split in the vote in last week's general election.

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with wife Mary  on election night in Cork.

Voters take aim at Kenny govt in poll rout

February 28, 2016 • Featured, Ireland, NewsComments (0)

Ireland's mainstream political leaders have been left reeling after an electoral bloodbath plunged support for establishment parties to a near record low.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny (right) and President Michael D Higgins shake hands after signing an order dissolving the Irish Parliament and starting the 2016 general election campaign at Aras an Uachtarain in Dublin. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday February 3, 2016. The Irish Prime Minister announced on Twitter that a general election will be held on February 26. See PA story IRISH Election. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Election campaign kicks off, polling day Feb 26

February 3, 2016 • Featured, Ireland, NewsComments (0)

Irish voters resident in Ireland will go to the polls on February 26 and once again, those citizens living and working abroad will not got a say.

Terry Wogan has died at the age of 77.

Tributes pour in for Terry Wogan, dead at 77

January 31, 2016 • Featured, Ireland, NewsComments (0)

Terry Wogan, hailed as a “national treasure” in Britain and  much-admired in his native Ireland, has died aged 77 after suffering from cancer. The veteran broadcaster, known for his velvety voice on radio and television, was one of the UK and