Mary Robinson’s snail plates sold for €70

“Let them eat cake”, Marie Antoinette, the last queen of France reputedly said when told her subjects were famished. Yesterday, [Tuesday, November 28t(...)

A street scene along Robert Mugabe road in Harare. Photograph:Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP

Tensions rose in Harare on Tuesday as armoured vehicles, military police and soldiers from Zimbabwe’s powerful military drove through the outskirts of(...)

Traders  on the floor of the NYSE, November 8th, 2017. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Poorly performing banks and concerns about US president Donald Trump’s tax reform plans dragged European markets down on Wednesday. DUBLIN Ingredien(...)

Martha O’Donovan arrives at court in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Saturday. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

A US citizen was charged on Friday with attempting to overthrow the Zimbabwean government, which carries a sentence of up to 20 years in jail, after p(...)

One in four people sitting on any plane has at least some fear of flying, with one in 10 suffering badly. Photograph: Getty Images

There was some pretty terrifying footage of planes landing at Irish airports when Ophelia was doing her worst, and that may have been behind Aer Lingu(...)

25 Seascape Clontarf Dublin 3

Of all the enticements offered with a property in the quest to sell, the most bizarre must be that of Indonesian widow Wina Lia, who offered herself a(...)

Sarah Johnson: ‘You can make your own choices and decisions and nobody is spoon-feeding you’

Sam Blanckensee Occupation: Sam Blanckensee is national development officer at the Transgender Equality Network of Ireland. Earlier this year, he was(...)

Photo posted by Conor McGregor on social media: “It’s never too early to start dressing like a Baggot Street bank manager”

Unless you’ve been living in a nuclear spam-lined bunker, you’ll barely have escaped the posturing, the gymming, the panto face-offs. Whether you thin(...)

Daniel Craig: The other Bonds just  wore the suit. This one was scarily real. Photograph: Britta Pedersen

For decades the James Bond series has been the Rolls Royce of British cinema: deluxe film-making that maintains a reputation for excellence, while sim(...)

Author John Jefferies with the Rolls Royce “Moon Car” on Cobh Pier at the launch of “Death on the Pier”. Mr Jefferies is a descendant of one of the episode’s key participants, IRA man Daniel “Sandow” O’Donovan

It was described by the then president of Dáil Éireann, William T Cosgrave, as “a dastardly outrage” without parallel “in its deliberation and its sav(...)

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