Hannah Gilmartin (20)  English literature and classical civilisation, TCD There were days I didn’t want to go and days I played minesw(...)

When the graphic designer and artist Jan de Fouw, who has died aged 85, first arrived in Dublin from his native Netherlands in 1951, his skills were i(...)

Con Devlin, who has died aged 79, was a master printer and typesetter. He had served a rigorous apprenticeship as a Monotype keyboard operator. Yet by(...)

Nico Hatron and Fiona Hatron-Byrne with their children Kiran (9) and Harry (19 months), at Cabinteely, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Overprotective parents are the butt of the joke in an advert released by St John Ambulance in the UK this summer that depicts a boy receiving a pre(...)

Kelly Saunders (5) from Tallaght with “Viking” Ros Crammond at the launch of World Book Day. Photograph: Alan Betson

Vikings are coming back to life to roam the city again for the celebration of the 16th annual World Book Day. Award-winn(...)

Around The Block

While 1940s’ pamphlets warning that Divorce is a Disease and of Hell and its Punishments , might have persuaded readers to seek sanctuary in a happy h(...)

From the just-published Vintage Values, a collection of 100 striking covers from a series of pamphlets published by the Catholic Truth Society  between the 1920s and 1970s

Vintage Values – this is the title given to the just-published collection of 100 striking covers from a series of pamphlets published by the Catholic(...)

Two months of free time as the State’s 3,000-plus primary schools close their doors for the summer at the end of this week – it’s a delightful prospec(...)