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Jack White’s Inn outside Arklow, where Tom Nevin was killed in 1996. File photograph: Eric Luke

The hearing of a Supreme Court appeal over a dispute relating to the estate of publican Tom Nevin, whose late wife Catherine Nevin was convicted of hi(...)

Lucia Joyce: Samuel Beckett kept a photograph of her in her silver fish costume. Photograph: Berenice Abbott/Getty

Lucia Joyce, born to James Joyce and Nora Barnacle in Trieste in 1907, has captured the imagination of many writers and artists as tragic muse. Film-m(...)

RTÉ director-general Dee Forbes and Junior Entrepreneur Programme chairman Jerry Kennelly meet Ava Crowe and award winners Gaelscoil an Inbhir Mhóir at the RDS.

An Irish/English bilingual board game has picked up the main prize at this year’s junior entrepreneur awards. It was created by a group of 10- and 11-(...)

Artist Brian Lalor

The Ballydehob Museum of Treasures – Artists, Bohemians and Craftspeople of an Iconic Era will open next year in the village’s former bank. This fine (...)

Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, re-enacts smashing the windows in Dublin Castle  pictured being arrested by RIC man Rob McCarthy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More than a century ago, a cartoon appeared in the Irish media featuring a glamorously dressed woman smashing a window with a hammer. On each pane wer(...)

Burglary victims Gerry and Ann Garvey with their children, Gillian, Graham and Gordon.  Photograph Liam Burke/Press 22

Gerry Garvey, who was threatened at gunpoint along with his family, by a gang of burglars in his rural home six years ago, remembers it as if it was y(...)

Dublin City architect, Mr Jim Barrett at the Spencer Dock hearing in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph Paddy Whelan

The former city architect for Limerick and Dublin James Barrett has died. Mr Barrett helped transform much of the capital in the 1990s and 2000s, hi(...)

In a word . . . Gimp

What a day! Little Christmas. Women’s Christmas. Orthodox Christmas Eve. Feast of the Epiphany. It hardly seems fair that January 6th should be so end(...)

Cyril Kelly, Dublin After returning from the US to live once more in Corca Dhuibhne, Nora began to rear turkeys. We ordered one that very first year o(...)

If he’s performing oral sex and you can feel that you’re about to pass gas, just grab him up and kiss him. Photograph: iStock

Dear Roe, Is it normal for a woman to fart when she orgasms? I’ve had this problem multiple times, and I’ve noticed it’s more common if the orgasm is(...)

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