More than 60 benefactors of Trinity College Dublin have ben honoured in  the university’s  dining hall. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Beneath the ceiling of Trinity College Dublin’s grand dining hall the names have been embossed of some 400 years of benefactors ranging from 16th cent(...)

Restored to glory

In 1998, David Pearl, a UK financier and chief executive of Sovereign Mines of Africa, arrived in Ireland to buy a racehorse a(...)