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Limestone core with fossils

Hidden between the maze of offices, coffee outlets and sandwich joints in Dublin’s Sandyford region sits one of Ireland’s most important, yet least kn(...)

Staff and pupils at Scoil Mhicil Naofa on Bere Island. On the front row far left is Erica Murphy, second from left is Meabh Hobbs and third from left is Abigale Harrington.

The first few days at school are always memorable but for the staff and pupils of Scoil Mhicil Naofa on Bere Island off West Cork last week was partic(...)

Charles Tyrrell at the Taylor Galleries: he has embraced the  inherent nature of aluminium

Two Paths Paintings by Charles Tyrrell. Taylor Galleries, 16 Kildare Street, Dublin. Until November 26th. taylorgalleries.ie ***** In 1983 the pain(...)

Unmarked graves of Irish miners who died who died during the Colorado silver rush of 1877-90

A good place to start was where people were buried. Historian Jim Walsh began his research about 13 years ago and, intent on finding out more about th(...)

President Michael D Higgins will vis Kilmurry village to officially open a new museum which houses an exhibition commemorating Cork’s role in the fight for Irish freedom. Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES

A community centrally involved in the events of 1916 and the War of Independence in Cork is to be honoured next week . President Michael D Higgins wil(...)

Time for a break from the bike: Looking out to Bantry Bay and the Caha Mountains from Bere Island. Photographs: Lenny Antonelli

The whistle-stop schedules of tourists visiting Ireland can sound exhausting. The Ring of Kerry and Giant’s Causeway in one week? “They should just sp(...)

Members of Valentia Island Parish Council look after the liturgy and administrative duties of the Island due to shortages of diocesan priests in Kerry. From left: Patrick Lyne, Marie Williams and Dan O’Connor. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Down the centuries, the ancient diocese of Ardfert has been associated with early saints such as Brendan the Navigator, Erc, Carthage Mochuda, and Fio(...)

Dick Grogan: “A conviction journalist” not only committed to ensuring the truth emerged, as was evident in his coverage of Bloody Sunday, but was also a fine stylist. Photograph: The Irish Times

From Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent in Castletownbere, West Cork Dick Grogan was a campaigning journalist who was never afraid to challenge thos(...)