Dave Brady: faster than a speeding hare. Photograph: Donal Glackin. Courtesy of Irish Runner magazine

An Irishman’s Diary about running with the hares, and hunting with the Heritage Service (...)

Page from duty log of Dublin Fire Brigade Ambulance service, 24th April, 1916 (the day the Easter Rising started) to be auctioned at Whyte’s Molesworth St, Dublin on November  8th.

A log kept by Dublin Fire Brigade’s ambulance service during the 1916 Easter Rising has come to light after almost 100 years.The hand-written duty lo(...)

Kilmacurragh House   in 1932

(...), according to An Introduction to the Architectural Heritage of County Wicklow (National Inventory of(...)

‘Last March President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina came, their visit marked by an inscribed flagstone across from those commemorating IRA hunger strikers and others deceased.’  Photograph: Colum Kenny

Mayo for building up the Irish American Heritage Centre where iBam holds its festival.This year i(...)

Members of the chorus for Salomé, getting ready for the opening night performance. Photograph: Patrick Browne

(...) for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys, at the festival’s official opening. Ms(...)

Black & white: A life in the Guinness Brewery 3:49

Kevin Grennan joined Guinness as a youth and spent his working life there. A recent visit to the Guinness storehouse stirs up vibrant memories. Video:(...)

Gallipoli: the final resting place ... 7:03

Almost 100 years on it is hard to imagine the carnage that ensued in this peaceful, Turkish seaside resort. Only the graves bear testament. Video: Pet(...)

Trinity College Dublin has put on hold its controversial “identity initiative”, which would have seen the institution rebranded as “Trinity College, the University of Dublin”

(...) the future, but only after consulting widely to ensure “a balance is achieved between the heritage(...)

“The urge to burn things at Samhain is also an ancient one. Halloween bonfires mimic those lit by the druids to encourage the waning sun to return in spring. So, whether they know it or not, those kids stealing tyres are the inheritors of an ancient pagan ritual marking a turn in the wheel of the year.” Photograph:    Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Rubber bandits

I was in my local pub in Dublin on Sunday evening, trying to watch the rugby, when a kerfuffle developed outside. “They’re at it again,” said a man in(...)

British soldiers lined up in a narrow trench in the early days of the war. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Remembered at last

For the German army it was intended to be the 39 Steps. This was not a Teutonic riposte to John Buchan’s jingoistic spy novel – yet to be published(...)