Barrow towpath campaign

(...) caution to ensure all users may continue to enjoy this priceless network of engineering heritage in all(...)

 Fans at the Electric Picnic. “Who knows? Maybe Kevin O’Higgins or his Blueshirts-founding brother would have enjoyed the spectacle.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Amid the racket from all the music stages at the Electric Picnic on Saturday, I just about heard a poetry reading in the literary tent, during which P(...)

Former British prime minister Gordon Brown: “We are not being asked to decide if Scotland is a nation – it will still be a nation on September 19th.” Photograph: Reuters/Russell Cheyne

(...), if not disappear, in recent years. Today, Coatbridge retains its Irish heritage, hosting the(...)

Members of the Yazidi religious minority  at the Syria-Iraq border in Fishkhabour, northern Iraq. Amnesty gives examples where entire Yezidi families have been kidnapped and are being held in terrible conditions in Mosul and villages captured by the Islamic State. Photograph: EPA

(...)] places of worship and cultural heritage.” Speaking from northern Iraq, senior Amnesty figure Donatella(...)

Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill. photograph: máire uí mhaicín

(...)-language writers and authors whose work explores Ireland’s cultural heritage in prose, poetry, dramas, essays(...)

Police outside Rotherham council offices. Photograph: PA

(...) heritage community.Rotherham Borough Council was under Labour control throughout the period in question(...)

Today’s rich trade in heritage goods is happening because of disruptive technologies, not in spite of them.

(...). Fortunately, in the digital age we can have our Turkish Taffy and eat it, too. Today’s rich trade in heritage(...)

Visitors to The Wedgwood Museum, as art lovers have just a few months to raise millions of pounds to prevent a “tragedy” which would see the historic Wedgwood Collection sold off.   Its future has been in doubt since Waterford Wedgwood Potteries collapsed in 2009 with a £134 million pension debt which threatened the future of the museum where the collection was kept. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

(...) yesterday, said the loss of the collection would be “tragic” in cultural and heritage terms.“Given that the(...)

Bantry House and gardens  overlooking Bantry Bay, of the southwest’s premier heritage tourism attraction.  Photograph courtesy Fáilte Ireland

(...)’s premier heritage tourism attraction. Scottish fine art auctioneers Lyon & Turnbull are due to sell the(...)

Croke Park has a capacity of over 70,000 people but only 39,300 are present for the senior game between Cork and Kilkenny. The captains, Jimmy Walsh from Carrickshock and Jack Lynch from Glen Rovers, have told the press that they expect their teams to win because of their superior fitness. The average age of the players is 25 years. Ten of the Kilkenny team are playing in their first senior game in Croke Park. Photograph: Courtesy of Boston College

Sunday, September 3rd, 1939, 5am, TDs and senators leave Leinster House. Over the past 14 hours they have amended the Constitution to clarify the mean(...)