Olinka Vistica and Drazen Grubisic have since 2010 have been collecting the remains of couples’ break-ups and exhibiting them in their Museum of Broken Relationships (above). File photograph: Hrvoje Polan/AFP/Getty Images

In an accidental irony, one of the most romantic places in Croatia, a spot that lends itself to first kisses and whispered pledges, has also come to s(...)

Portrait of Thomas MacDonagh by Mick O’Dea

Thomas MacDonagh is one of the most fascinating characters behind the Easter Rising. He was born in Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary, in 1878, the child of (...)

Up for the count: Micheál Martin celebrates his re-election in Cork. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Micheál Martin has never been in a stronger position as Fianna Fáil leader. His position is analogous to that of Claudio Ranieri, the manager of ungl(...)

Thomas Kent: charges dismissed at Cork Police Court

February 29th, 1916 Recruiting meeting in Galway for Connaught Rangers: About 60 “Sinn Féin Volunteers” arrived and tried to force way through . On(...)

John Paul Phelan

John Paul Phelan (37) served as a member of the Oireachtas banking inquiry in the last Dáil. He grew up on a farm in Tullogher, Kilkenny, and first ca(...)

 UCD manager Nicky English: His side  are the outsiders of the semi-final quartet largely because they lack   well-known players but as a collective they have been extraordinarily strong. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

The Fitzgibbon Cup this weekend in Cork IT unusually sees no participants from the host city. It’s largely a Limerick invasion with all three college(...)

Some of the Meet the Voters participants, clockwise from top left: Kate Lawlor, Catherine O’Brien, Maedbh Donaldson, Jerry Kennelly and John O’Brien.

A project by The Irish Times to track the impact of the election campaign on the voting intentions of 10 voters has found all have retained their pre(...)

Tullycot is a house built in the 1920s to a design by architect Richard Orpen, brother of famous Irish portrait painter William Orpen. Richard was ap(...)

Brian Cody: “In the 17 seasons of Cody’s management Kilkenny have won eight titles and reached two further finals.”   Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The hurling league can leave you a bit like an eejit at the fairground. You know the three-card trick man has his eye on you but then again, it might (...)

Garda Owen Behan said he was no longer able to drive at night and needed to wear sunglasses in daylight. He is pictured leaving the Four Courts after he was awarded €280,000 damages following a High Court Garda compensation hearing for an eye injury he received during the course of his duties. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 38-year-old Garda and former Kilkenny hurler, who lost partial vision after he was run down by a getaway car in a robbery at a Glanbia plant, was o(...)