The conservative Catholic moral code that underpinned adoption in Ireland penalised vulnerable women and their children. Now a proposed new law seeks to redress the impact of this legacy of shame.
Why would a group of people decide to spend months and years living semi-naked in squalid conditions?
Brexit has reopened an old battle over Northern Irish identity, leading to clashes in the street. Scores have been injured in the troubled UK territory's worst outbreak of violence in decades.
Google mobility data shows people staying home less and visiting shops more than they were last spring.
Joe Biden is just the latest in a long line of US presidents to trace their ancestry back to the Emerald Isle.
The first female student at the famous Makerere University art school, Karuga only began an art career when she retired at 60. She ended up showing internationally.
Most of those incarcerated in mid-20th century Ireland were held in psychiatric hospitals, which have kept their secrets until today. This must change.
But these 'cold-water coral' are threatened by accelerating sea currents.
An ex-minister named John Lyford arrived at the nascent colony hoping for a fresh start. But he couldn't escape his past.
Soon after Ireland announced the 'strictest lockdown in Europe', many other countries followed suit. Here's how it's going so far.
While the English Channel and Irish land border have received most of the Brexit attention, the Irish Sea ports are a major concern.
Irish trade with the EU contributes an additional 34 tonnes of toxic nitrogen oxides to air in the UK each year.
From run by gangster and drug-ridden to a place of sexual freedom and opportunity, a spate of new screen productions are rehabilitating Dublin's image.
The US is a key player in the Good Friday Agreement – but there's an election to think about too.
The writer was drowned at the age of 44, but he left three novels which have come to represent the decline of the British Empire.
Sound and its subtle, malleable possibilities for interpretation can be a valuable tool for those trying to capture pasts that have been erased, marginalised or forgotten.
Whatever we're told about shareholder primacy, their rights to control companies are actually very limited.
Symbols of the Confederacy can be seen in Brazil, Ireland, Germany and beyond. While some people may not grasp their racist history, others clearly fly the 'rebel flag' to defend white supremacy.
A crisis can create divisions but it can also help heal them.
The Covid-19 pandemic has laid bare Europe's vulnerability to drug-supply disruption. Still, it remains by far the world leader in pharmaceutical products.