Ireland

Helen McKendry holds a family photo with her mother, Jean McConville, at home in Killyleagh, Northern Ireland, in 2012 (AP Photo/Peter Morrison).
Terry Golway May 15, 2019
Patrick Radden Keefe delivers a searing portrait of Irish women and men struggling to make sense of their past and their memories.
The commission investigating the historic treatment of unmarried mothers and their children in religious-run care homes in Ireland has dismissed claims that an underground burial plot was in fact a sewage tank.
“Christ with the Woman Taken in Adultery,” by Guercino, 1621 (Wikimedia Commons)
Terrance Klein April 03, 2019
Unless we remove all of the people, we will never produce a sinless church, one that pursues the good without also perpetrating some evil.
Emma Winters March 22, 2019
Colm Tóibín may have you reaching for your abandoned copy of "The Importance of Being Earnest" or "Dubliners," even if you have not touched those books since high school.
A former British soldier is set to be prosecuted in connection with the deaths of two civil rights protesters in Northern Ireland 47 years ago, part of an incident known as Bloody Sunday.
The staggering parliamentary defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May, seen here leaving 10 Downing Street on Jan. 23, pushed the country even further from safe dry land. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
David Stewart January 23, 2019
After the stunning defeat of Theresa May's exit deal, Scotland is looking anew at independence, and the U.K. government fears economic disaster.