Sir John Betjeman: “The bold turrets so suited in their mouldings and terminations to the beautiful granite of which they are constructed . . . ” he wrote,  “make Monkstown church one of my first favourites . . . ”

Monkstown Parish Church (Anglican) will be focal point for the first Music in Monkstown (MiM) festival next weekend. It begins on Friday with music by(...)

Ruth Moller, eldest child of Erskine Childers, fourth President of Ireland, who has died aged 87 after a long illness, had a colourful, interna(...)

Iodine tablets. Photograph: Frank Miller

I started trying to put the books in alphabetical order. It was late; the bottle of pinot noir that had been on special offer in the supermarke(...)

Irish writer and dramatist Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900), 28th May 1889. (Photo by W. and D. Downey/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

“One must have a heart of stone to read the death of Little Nell without laughing,” Oscar Wilde reputedly said of the little heroine in Charles(...)