Brian Kavanagh, chief executive of Horse Racing Ireland at the organisation’s offices in Ballymany, the Curragh, Co Kildare. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It’s a sunny morning on the Curragh racecourse in Co Kildare. There is no racing but, off in the distance, work riders are exercising two powerful-loo(...)

Marilyn Monroe’s bra, $1,000-$2,000, Julien’s Auctions in Beverly HIlls

In May 1962, Marilyn Monroe created a stir when she sang her breathless rendition of Happy Birthday to president John F Kennedy for his 45th birthday (...)

Rathbeggan founder and owner Dave Robinson says the closure is a direct consequence of his insurance premiums going from €20,000 to €40,000 in a single year.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The owners of a family adventure park in Co Meath say they are closing their business this weekend after their insurance premiums doubled in a year. (...)

Jockey Davy Russell  and Dublin hurler Chris Crummy give jockey Ruby Walsh his jersey before the start of the eighth annual Hurling for Cancer Research,  in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, in St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge, Co Kildare.  Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

If the whole jockey thing hadn’t worked out for Davy Russell, he might instead have played hurling for his native Cork. That’s the opinion of other pe(...)

Irish Times Results Helpdesk guidance counsellors Deirdre Garrett and Brian Howard work to answer questions. Photograph: Sara Freund

There are three guarantees in life: death, taxes and the inevitability that some students will be upset or confused about their Leaving Cert results. (...)

Road works on the M7 as they  neared completion last week. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

All three lanes of the newly upgraded M7 in Co Kildare are in operation for the first time on Friday but at a reduced speed limit of 60km/h. This is (...)

The M7 upgrade works. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Speeding motorists have been the biggest issue facing those working on the upgrade of the M7 motorway in Co Kildare over the past 20 months, the chief(...)

Green Reit’s board put the company put it up for sale after concluding its share prices had been ‘subject to a material and persistent structural discount to its net asset value per share over three years’

UK-based real estate investment firm Henderson Park has emerged as the third remaining bidder for Green Reit, the Dublin-listed property company with (...)

Tiller + Grain, 23 Frederick Street South, Dublin 2. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

We’ve marked this year’s newcomers and used a € to flag everywhere that serves a main course for less than €15 Tiller + Grain € NEW 23 Sout(...)

1) A “Virtual Dementia Tour” will be brought to five locations this month as part of Carers Week 2019. The free tour is aimed at providing visitors wi(...)

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