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Ernest Blythe: cut the old-age pension by a shilling a week in his 1924 budget

One of the most “unlucky deeds” ever carried out by a minister for finance was when Ernest Blythe cut the old-age pension by one shilling per week in (...)

The decision to prosecute Aaron Brady before a jury was met with surprise by legal observers   due to the nature of the crime and Brady’s connections to paramilitaries and organised criminals. Photograph: Collins

The Director of Public Prosecutions declined to use the non-jury Special Criminal Court to prosecute Aaron Brady for the murder of Detective Garda Adr(...)

Dublin Fringe Festival 2020: Duets, by Dan Colley and Fionnuala Gygax

Even amid the pandemic, its director, Ruth McGowan, says, the festival is about ‘forging new pathways, it’s about inspiration and discovery, and it(...)

Lives Lost: Thomas (Tommy) Smyth died from Covid-19 on April 30th 2020.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Talbot Hall, Irish Life Centre, Dublin 1

TOWN Address Apartment 408, Talbot Hall, Irish Life Centre, Dublin 1 Agent DNG Fourth-floor one-bedroom apartment in a monumental 1970s block origina(...)

The victim was brought to the Mater Hospital where he is currently being treatedFile photograph: Frank Miller

A man in his 40s received serious head injuries after being assaulted by two men in Dublin city centre on Thursday evening. The assault took place o(...)

Lisa Hannigan and Loah performing with Kevin Murphy, left, in the Shaw Room at the National Gallery of Ireland as part of the Other Voices Courage series. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In 1995 a computer programmer named Craig Newmark set up a free and simple bulletin board where people could post ads for apartment rentals, second-ha(...)

O’Casey In the Estate follows striving actors from Dublin’s East Wall

Even if you’re a bit fuzzy regarding Seán O’Casey and why he matters, O’Casey In The Estate (RTÉ One, Thursday) is a treat. More than that it’s a balm(...)

Artist impression of the planned new shopping, entertainment and residential zone called the Northern Quarter. File photograph: Q4PR/PA Wire

WILL THE PROFOUND CHANGES IN RETAIL, TOURISM AND WORK CAUSED BY THE PANDEMIC ALLOW US TO CREATE A BETTER CITY FOR EVERYONE TO LIVE AND WORK IN? (...)

Former taoiseach Dr Garret FitzGerald at home in Ranelagh. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Garret FitzGerald was forced to flee when gardaí carrying batons charged a crowd trying to break into Trinity College Dublin on the eve of Victory in (...)

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