A new exhibition features large-format prints of photographs of central Dublin by antiquarian Thomas Westropp in the aftermath of the Rising, including one of the ruins of the GPO taken from Nelson’s Pillar. Photograph: After Easter: Photographs of Dublin in 1916 by Thomas Johnson Westropp

February 4th, 1916 The Irish Times was animated about the state of Irish education in an editorial. The war had exposed faultlines and it cried out (...)

Mandatory sexual consent classes will now be part of the orientation programme for first-year Trinity College students living in halls. Photograph: Alan Betson

Should young men have compulsory lessons on how not to be a rapist? It seems that Trinity College Dublin has decided that they must. Mandatory sexual (...)

Irish Times swimmer Rachel Collins: Backstroke  is my least favourite stroke – I’ve yet to finish a length without giving myself a good sinus-rinsing.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

This week we tried the dolphin… and it was delicious. Joking aside, learning the dolphin kick was the first chance we’ve had in a couple of weeks to p(...)

The house where May and Frances live with Auntie Nellie (Niamh Cusack) is a former Garda superintendent’s house on Harcourt Terrace

We knew it was coming, the whole audience was waiting, and it didn’t disappoint. The final scenes in the latest Star Wars movie, starring Skellig Mic(...)

Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald: his changes in the panel and backroom personnel  has raised optimism in the county. Photograph: Inpho

SATURDAY McKenna Cup final Derry v Tyrone, Athletic Grounds, 7.30 – Tyrone have been the driving force in this competition since it was resumed in(...)

From left, Caitríona O’Reilly, Medbh McGuckian, John F Deane, Doireann Ní Ghríofa and Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

The shortlist for this year’s Irish Times Poetry Now Award has been announced. The competition recognises the best collection by an Irish poet in the(...)

Sweeney’s: it has built up a loyal following since it opened  during the recession in 2008

A superbly located live music venue with bars and a hotel, opposite the Central Bank on Dublin’s Dame Street, goes on the market today through CBRE wi(...)

Leslie Greer (98), who worked as an analyst in Bletchley Park during the second World War. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

One woman’s role in the extraordinary work carried out in Bletchley Park, Britain’s second World War code-breaking and intelligence-analysing centre, (...)

Imperial City (2015) by Mick O’Dea. Courtesy of the artist and Kevin Kavanagh Gallery. Photograph: Emile Deneen

The Foggy Dew – Mick O’Dea Royal Hibernian Academy, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin ***** The Royal Hibernian Academy on Abbey Street, Dublin, was b(...)

AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne. Photograph: Alan Betson

Backing Bernard. It could be a twist on AIB’s long-running advertising campaign to highlight how it is supporting plucky SME owners to get back on the(...)