Sarah Mac Donald: ‘An extraordinary drop in a very short time’ – Census data shows Catholic faith suffers steep decline
Susie Coen: Elon Musk’s hopes of being the White House kingmaker are in tatters
Ministers stuck between bog and a hard place in 330,000-hectare rewet scheme
Fionnán Sheahan: Kafkaesque tale of ‘Garda M’ being prosecuted for doing his duty marks a watershed
‘Uncharted territory’ for world as next five years to be hottest ever
Lindy McDowell: Not quite ostracised, but still an awkward day for ‘Spare’ Harry who walked up aisle of Westminster Abbey on his own
The big questions about the coronation answered… like will it be awkward for Harry and what’s this about ‘rocking horse sex’?
Xi Jinping’s telephone diplomacy with Volodymyr Zelensky serves only what’s in China’s interest
Could Mary Lou McDonald be the greatest victim of master manipulator Jonathan Dowdall?
A farmers’ political party based on Dutch model has potential to do well in next election
Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch walked free but the identity of the ‘Regency Dogs’ hit team is still a mystery
Ripple effects of Army sexual assault case and drinking party will go right to top of military
Time to call tragedies of Northern Ireland ‘a draw’ and get on with living
Pentagon leaks scandal: What happens when reality and war games collide?
How the trial of Russian opposition activist Vladimir Kara-Murza exposes the rot at the heart of Putin’s Russia
‘Gerry Adams for President’ is hard to beat as a poster, unless his party fears him winning
With Finland’s membership, Nato now has one of Europe’s most powerful armies
Dragon, autocrat, sometimes bigot – yet Dublin’s Archbishop John Charles McQuaid had a redeeming side
Royal snub for Prince Harry as King Charles and Prince William make themselves scarce during his UK visit
The Greens need to shout about what they have achieved so far – or suffer the fate of other small parties
The Chinese president is playing the role of peacemaker, but can he bring an end to war?
Is Vladimir Putin desperate enough to let China’s Xi Jinping get his way over Ukraine war?
‘I’m not finished yet’ – the day Archbishop Desmond Tutu told Bono to keep his ‘Amen’ to himself
We’ve come a long way from Dev’s Ireland – and not before time
Eviction ban points up central housing bugbear – a chronic shortage of homes
Ukraine war analysis: As victory for Vladimir Putin is looking increasingly less likely, what will be the Russian president’s next move?
‘Ireland is beautiful, but I’m feeling so homesick’ – Anastasia swaps the safety of Wexford to rejoin her family in war-torn Ukraine
Who will take down the drones causing chaos at Dublin Airport?
Joe Biden treads fine diplomatic line as he keeps European allies on board after Donald Trump’s neglect
Tricky politics around nursing homes has stalked governments for the past two decades
This time around it’s very different for Donald Trump presidential campaign
Paschal Donohoe’s late ‘mea culpa’ will not encourage the opposition to leave this huge self-inflicted harm rest easy
Last week we asked ‘is Paschal Donohoe too big to fail?’ – after Michael Stone’s statement we now know the answer is ‘yes’
Germany needs to take the leap with its Leopards
Revealed: The areas where it is cheaper to buy a home than rent – and the six areas where it pays to rent
‘Coppers Couples’ may be in peril but public sector Secret Santa is better than the anarchy in the UK
Climate plan to focus on transport but park radical action on agriculture
First meeting of the Senate 100 years ago was a major undertaking as the Civil War raged
Yes, this might be the end of Donald Trump but we’ve been here before
Micheál Martin on the Free State centenary: To call Ireland a failed state is to ignore the facts
Teacher shortage: Why it’s hurting Dublin’s children most
Building modular homes to ease housing crisis needn’t mean a return to the freezing-cold prefabs of the 1980s
From Russia with hate: Vladimir Putin’s ban on Irish democratic voices aims to sow division and doubt between parties
Facial recognition and an 87-year-old Buddhist in Brisbane - has science finally tracked down ‘Lucky’ Lord Lucan?
The biggest loser in the US midterms? Donald Trump
As Meta cuts up to 400 Irish jobs, is this just a correction or a warning sign for a deeper tech recession to come?
Elite French literati are called to book as the winds of change blow through Le Prix Goncourt
‘Joint authority’ by London and Dublin now an attractive but very fraught concept
Unionists braced for return of ‘bogeyman’ Leo Varadkar ahead of key EU-UK talks
Q&A: Will Eamon Ryan’s Active Travel Network transform Dublin?
The notorious landlord and father of Fine Gael TD whose serial litigation still haunts government decisions today
Ireland’s relationship with the ill-starred Liz Truss briefly showed surprising promise
‘Up the Ra’ is just a chant to a younger generation but it sparks painful memories for those who remember the slaughter of innocents
War in Ukraine: As Putin issues order to mobilise reservists, suddenly this conflict is up close and personal for ordinary Russians