A house occupied and held by iconic Fine Gael hero Michael Collins during the 1916 Rising will be demolished under a consent order issued by the Government to preserve buildings on Dublin’s Moore Street, it has been claimed. Minister  for Heritage Heather Humphreys (above) has  rejected the claim.

(...) has been claimed.Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan said the decision by the Minister for Heritage to(...)

(...) the country’s Victorian and Georgian heritage. Enormous quantities of concrete were poured on to(...)

(...). “The whole British heritage thing is very important. To be honest it was one the brand didn’t talk(...)

“Whenever office-bound workers drag themselves away from the desk for midday food these days, it’s likely to be eaten on the run. As for the long, boozy lunch – once a staple of the journalistic profession, among others – that’s dead. Even if people do make it to a restaurant, the meal will usually be both abstemious and short.”

After a string of vague promises stretching back years, I finally got around this week to having lunch with a fellow journalist who lives down the cou(...)

Jerry Lee Lewis: still in the game and, like everyone else, doesn’t want to be defined by what he did and who he was in his younger years. Photograph: Paul Bergen/Redferns/Getty

(...). The rise of the heritage act over the past decade has meant boom times for acts no longer in the first(...)

Old and new: the Neues Museum in Berlin, which was reworked by David Chipperfield. Photograph: Michael Kappeler/AFP/Getty

(...) heritage thinking, new things are not a crime. In Ireland it’s a kind of odd strength as well as a weakness(...)

Macnas performers Helen Gregg, Yvette Picque and Debbie Wright window gazing in Galway's Quay Street during the announcement of the Macnas Halloween parade 'Symphony for the Restless'. Photograph: Joe O'Shaughnessy

(...) and distinguished musical heritage. Ends Monday. http://sligolive.ie/Mind, Body, SpiritAt this(...)

African heritage with verve and aplomb.

“Recently I joined a club called GoCar, which rents them out by the hour. It works a bit like nicotine patches. Whenever the urge strikes, I make an online booking and head for the nearest ‘base station’. Then I drive around for 60 minutes or so. That’s usually enough.”  Photograph: Frank McNally
Driving a bargain

It’s a full four months this week since I quit. And to date the experience has been so easy that I’m just annoyed I didn’t break the unhealthy habit y(...)

The Dictionary of Irish Biography is made up of 9,700 biographies written by over 700 contributors spanning 2,000 years of Irish History. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

(...) and sport.Also welcoming the announcement, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather(...)