Patrick Mc Devitt CM president of All Hallows (centre), with students in the college grounds. From left William Locke, Emma Schmid-Looney, Emmet Tracey and Joseph O Hara. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former president Mary McAleese could hardly have known how prescient she was being in an address she delivered at All Hallows College in September 200(...)

All Hallows College is to close due to its inability to  attract students in recent years.

It was formally announced this afternoon that All Hallows College in Dublin is to close. In a statement, the college said it was making the announceme(...)

Dairy farmer of the year Edward Fitzgerald with his father Michael and ashling the Cow on his farm in Kilmallock.

Edward Fitzgerald loves his job. Really loves it. This makes it slightly easier for him to bound out of bed when his alarm goes off at 5.30am.He is a (...)

A ring owned by Lord Edward FitzGerald (1763-1798), the Irish aristocrat-turned-rebel, has turned up unexpectedly in a saleroom in England and will be(...)

A recent sunny Africa Day at Farmleigh in the Phoenix Park was one of the best days out I’ve had in ages. Later, when I thought about why I enjoyed it(...)

A little masterpiece of early 19th century design will go under the hammer in New York next week when Sotheby’s offers a most unusual item – a (...)