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In this Week’s Irish World (April 26 edition)

Irish dance whirlwind leaves London the richer for the experience, say organisers...and the London boroughs where men and women expect to live longest [...]

Irish Studies post-grad Open Evening at St. Mary’s

Key historic records available at the National Archive in Kew [...]

Jack of all Hearts

By David Hennessy “When you are singing to a person who has advanced Alzheimer’s, there is a light comes on inside of them and somebody who can’t even remember much about themselves can remember the words [...]

1916 Rising footage released

Archive footage of the 1916 Rising has been released online by the British Pathé organization. The material includes footage from the Rising and the immediate aftermath. British Pathé has made its entire archive, which consists of 3,500 hours [...]

Best Of Friends

Old enmities forgotten, new friendships begun in historic Irish State visit, see April 19 Irish World [...]

Gone With The Wind

Controversial UK Irish wind farm deal is scrapped over failure to agree cost of getting "clean" electricity across Irish Sea to UK [...]

Special Issue – World Championships and the State Visit

Special World Championship and State Visit pull-outs this week [...]

Carmel Clarke new Newcastle Rose

Carmel Clarke from Dunboyne in Meath has been proclaimed this year’s Rose of Newcastle and will now go on to the regional finals in Portlaoise in May, hoping to be selected for the final festival in [...]

London-Wexford Association celebrates Diamond Jubilee

The Association will be marking the milestone with a dinner and dance. [...]

Omagh bomb – Seamus Daly charged with 29 murders

It was one of the worst atrocities of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. [...]

Best of Ireland on show at Ceiliúradh

Stars of Irish song, theatre and dance perform at Royal Albert Hall. [...]

Woman arrested in Jean McConville investigation

A 57-year-old woman was arrested on Thursday morning in connection with the investigation into the abduction and murder of Jean McConville. She has been taken to the Antrim Serious Crime Suite for questioning. Veteran republican Ivor [...]

Priest bursts into song during wedding ceremony

Fr Kelly belts out pitch-perfect cover of Cohen classic [...]

Peaches’ body released for funeral

Yesterday's post-mortem resulted inconclusive. [...]

President excited to see young people take charge

President Michael D Higgins highlighted the key role young people have to play in “recreating and reimagining” a bright future for both Britain and Ireland. The President was speaking at a youth workshop at City Hall [...]

Irish regiments remembered at Windsor

President Higgins is shown the high regard in which the Monarch held the Irish regiments [...]

Irish design makes the cut at lunch hosted by Sabina Higgins

Mrs Higgins visits RADA and hosts fashion lunch [...]

Cameron ‘privileged to be PM’ at time of improved relations with Ireland

PM says he feels privileged to be in office to see improvement in relationship with Ireland [...]

President hails shared scientific heritage

Ireland's contribution to British scientific breakthroughs go back hundreds of years [...]

President Michael D Higgins’ State Visit in Pictures

People of both nationalities enjoying the day Two proud Irishwomen President Higgins presents a wreath for the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior at Westminster Abbey Pictures by Anne and Noel Mullen as well as official photography [...]

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