Heineken Cup Leinster rugby squad will play the Ospreys at 8pm on Friday at the RDS arena. The Irish side are four points ahead of Northampton after 2(...)

Senator David Norris celebrates at the Central Count Centre in Dublin Castle after the referendum to abolish the Seanad was defeated.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The referendum on the abolition of the Seanad has been defeated by 42,500 votes.The unlikely result was announced at Dublin Castle at 4.20pm by nation(...)

Alan Magee pictured working on his sand sculpture in Dublin Castle. The sculpture is part of a series called The Bright Side which runs until August 28th. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

They have been working together as a trio for over 10 years. Duthain Dealbh means “fleeting sculpture” in Irish, which is fitting for artists who work(...)

 Part of the Down Survey of hand-drawn maps, showing the the barony of Duleek, Co Meath. Photograph courtesy of the National Archives of Ireland.

Irish archives have been in the news lately. Two important new websites have been launched in the last two weeks, both of them deploying images(...)