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Tyler with his mother Wendy Doherty and the text book ‘Making History’. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The single deadliest atrocity in the history of the State – the Dublin and Monaghan bombings – has been “airbrushed” from school books, campaigners sa(...)

Blindboy Boatclub, aka Dave Chambers

From calling Holy Communion “haunted bread” on The Late Late Show to extolling the virtues of getting wrecked on bags of glue (a bag for me, a bag for(...)

Michael Gill. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The landlord of a Dublin property which is home to the well-known publishing company Gill has secured a temporary High Court injunction preventing any(...)

The judges and contestants: Bridget Harney, Daire Begley, Stephen Chisholm, Aoife Nic Aonghusa, Barbara Dolan, Jarek Orlowski, Paul Kelly, Anna Nolan, Biddy White-Lennon, Will De Korte, Oonagh Barrett, Tom Walton, Maryanne Dalton, Steve Twydell and Laura Carroll
Watch out for soggy bottoms

There’s a scene from The Great Irish Bake Off, which starts tomorrow night on TV3, that perfectly encapsulates the appeal of a programme that has enjo(...)

Michael Gill said operations at Gill and Macmillan, which employs about 70 staff in Dublin, would be  unaffected by the move. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Gill family, who have been involved in educational publishing in Ireland since the 1830s, are to take full control of the school books supplier Gi(...)