Mountjoy Square is one of the five Georgian squares that have, according to Dublin Civic Trust, largely untapped social and economic resources. While they have been the victim of severe neglect, the buildings of Dublin’s north Georgian core have more intact features than their counterparts in the south of the city because they were not “gutted” to accommodate office development to the same extent, Graham Hickey of the trust said.

Dublin could develop its answer to Amsterdam’s Museumplein, London’s Exhibition Road and even Paris’s Palais Royal through the rejuvenation of its Geo(...)

Newspaper coverage of the Lockout, its key players and events was deeply polarised, with many titles having vested interests in either side. Individua(...)

Minoister for  Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin:  “precipitous attack against the organising of unskilled labour”

The 1913 Dublin Lockout was a critical event in the shaping of the State even though it is often overshadowed by nationalist milestones in Irish hist(...)

Parnell Square would have looked more like Dublin’s other Georgian squares had Bartholomew Mosse not managed to buy the southern end of it for (...)

Crooked history: the Clonmacnoise crozier, from the 11th century. Photograph: National Museum of Ireland

On the very rare days when it wasn’t raining and my father wasn’t working, he took us on long walks around Dublin Bay. On the somewhat more fre(...)