Why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle went to Ireland

The popular newlyweds’ trip to Ireland—where it would once have been unthinkable for any senior royals to visit—is an opportunity to take stock

In Ireland, an orange rage continues to burn over the Twelfth

In Northern Ireland, sparks between Catholics and Protestants are still everywhere, alight

‘This is Kevin Vickers. Now he’s tackling our protesters in Ireland’

A historian who was sitting behind Kevin Vickers when the ambassador to Ireland tackled a protester at a ceremony in Dublin describes how events unfolded

In Northern Ireland, the Troubles are brewing again

The police are calling two recent murders IRA revenge killings. And the fragile coalition governing Stormont hangs in the balance.

The world as we see it

A roundup of victories, tragedies, triumphs, disappointments, and the names making news—good or bad—this week

Threats and tensions ahead of Prince Charles’s visit to Ireland

An alleged bomb plot has security forces on alert

Book review: A most Irish novel

This strangely mesmerizing tale of an Irish widow is a literary triumph, writes Anne Kingston

When Irish eyes are smiling on the Senate

And what we should think about when we decide what to do with ours

On the arrival of our future king

Meanwhile, in Ireland…

Ryan Lochte, gay at West Point, Irish Studies & Black History

What students are talking about today (February 6th)

What students are talking about today (October 9 edition)

Nintendo guns banned, the Turkey Dump & Hipster ads

Katie Taylor: Ireland’s Golden Girl

Shops and offices closed all over her native country so that people could watch her box for gold