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The remains of actor Jer O’Leary, being carried out of the Church of St. Agatha’s. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Actor, activist, artist, raconteur, orator, and trade unionist Jer O’Leary (73), who died in Dublin on St Stephen’s Day, had a favourite quotation: “I(...)

Essex Quay and Wood Quay on the River Liffey with Fishamble Street in the centre Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A man and a woman have been released without charge after being interviewed in connection with a stabbing incident in Dublin city on Sunday evening. (...)

Tremble Tremble, Jesse Jones, installation view, Project Arts Centre

Jesse Jones: Tremble Tremble ★ ★ ★ ★ Project Arts Centre, Temple Bar, Dublin The title, and to a large extent the spirit of Jesse Jones’s Trembl(...)

The Chorus of Dissent and the Elastic Band

We’re almost afraid to say it out loud, for fear of putting a hex on it, but it looks like the weather could be good for this May bank holiday weekend(...)

Bill Clinton:  British diplomat Jonathan Powell conceded years later that the president’s  decision to grant Adams a visa-waiver in 1994 was the right thing to do. Photograph: Getty Images

Gerry Adams arrived at Kennedy Airport in New York at 4.30pm on Monday, January 31st, 1994, on Aer Lingus flight 105 from Dublin. Previously denied ac(...)

Undated handout photo issued by Kent Police of Chiron Hutchinson, who has been handed a 28-year extended sentence for raping two women and having sex with a 14-year-old girl.  Photograph: PA Wire

A “manipulative and deceitful” former public schoolboy turned sexual predator has been handed a 28-year extended sentence in a British court for rapin(...)

Fine Arts

The catalogue for Adam’s forthcoming annual ‘Country House Collections’ auction costs €20. But it admits two people to the viewing and sale – which is(...)

An analysis of bus journeys on the north and south quays showed substantial time savings.

Bus journey times along Dublin’s Liffey quays have been reduced by up to 45 per cent following the introduction of restrictions on cars, according to (...)

A 16th-century bone-inlaid box originally in Brackenstown House, Swords, Co Dublin, which is to be auctioned in England on Tuesday

Auction Results: Sunday (June 18th): Adam’s, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. “At Home” auction. 82 per cent of lots sold. Lot 158, an 18th-century Chin(...)

 Madeleine Thien and the cover of her book, ‘Do Not Say We Have Nothing’. ‘This is a brave, bold and intelligent novel, weighty with a sense of responsibility.’ File photograph: Man Booker Prize/PA Wire

Big names and expected contenders were among the fallers as the shortlist for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction which includes one debut novelist,(...)

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