Ireland

Dolores O'Riordan, former lead singer of The Cranberries, performs on stage during a concert in 2007 in Tirana, Albania (CNS photo/Arben Celi, Reuters).
Cameron Dezen Hammon January 17, 2018
She was Dickensian, if Dickens had written a Gaelic warrior-waif, a hero with a voice that could thrill and comfort.
Pope John Paul II greets Dolores O'Riordan, lead singer of Irish pop group The Cranberries, in 2001 at the Vatican. The 46-year-old Catholic lead singer of the Irish band was found dead on Jan. 15 in her London hotel room. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)
O'Riordan, 46, died suddenly Jan. 15 in London, where she had been due to record material for a new release. Police were investigating her death, calling it "unexplained."
David Stewart December 08, 2017
Britain and Ireland both want to prevent the return of a “hard border” around Northern Ireland, but that goal is difficult to square with leaving the European Union.
Woody Harrelson and Frances McDormand in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (photo: Fox Searchlight)
John Anderson November 08, 2017
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” contains enough guilt to keep the town's confessionals busy for months.
Photo by Beth Teutschmann on Unsplash
The ghost turnip, with its pinched angry face, was made for Halloween.
Bishops in Ireland have created detailed guidelines to address the plight of children born to Catholic priests and the women who bear them.