The centenary of the killings was remembered in Armenia

Armenian massacres 100 years on

24 Apr Pope Francis' recognition of the killings of 1.5m Armenians by Ottoman forces a century ago has re-opened debate on the massacre.

Ten books have been shortlisted from an initial 142 nominated titles

2015 IMPAC Award shortlist announced

14 Apr RTÉ's Arts and Media Correspondent Sinéad Crowley takes a look at the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award shortlist for 2015. The winning book will be announced on 17 June.

Protests have taken place across the US following the shootings

Protests over killing of black men by US police

08 Apr A number of killings of unarmed black men by white police officers in recent months have sparked protests across the US, with protesters alleging racism in police forces and raising accusations that officers use excessive force.

Parents face challenges enrolling their children an a sometimes over-subscribed system

Jumping hoops to learn through Irish

02 Apr Parents wishing to educate their children through the medium of Irish face a number of hurdles in an over-subscribed system, writes Ailbhe Conneely.

The judge allowed Ian Bailey's case to proceed on two issues

Almost all of Bailey's case ruled out of time

30 Mar An application by lawyers for the Garda Commissioner and the State lodged in the final days of Ian Bailey's civil case, in the absence of the jury, resulted in almost all of Mr Bailey's case being struck out.