Crosby

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Actor Barry Fitzgerald taken  on the set of John Ford’s film ‘The Quiet Man’ in Co Mayo around 1951. Photograph: The Irish Times

Barry Fitzgerald was a man with a talent for creating conundrums for the good people at the Academy. Not only did he cause an upset by being nominated(...)

Flowers at the scene where a seven-year-old boy died after being struck by a road sweeper’s truck at St Joseph’s Way, Ballymun, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The seven-year-old boy who died on Sunday afternoon after being struck by a road sweeper’s truck in north Dublin has been named as Devin Crosby Shephe(...)

‘We just want developers to come to talk to us. And Crosbie has to understand what the impact of this hotel will have on of the people who live here.’

“Harry Crosbie hear us clear, we don’t want eight stories here,” came the chant from a small group of protesters gathered in driving rain in the shado(...)

Homeland Security adviser Tom Bossert said the administration was preparing a supplemental disaster relief fund to be voted on by Congress. He said about 10,000 homes had been damaged by Storm Harvey. Photograph:  Jim  Watson/AFP/Getty Images

The United States has given Russia two days to close diplomatic offices in Washington, New York and San Francisco in a significant escalation of diplo(...)

Kevin McNamara: his arrival in the Commons following a byelection came just before the outbreak of the Troubles and for the bulk of his career it was a major focus of his concern. Photograph: PA

Former British Labour Party MP Kevin McNamara, who has died aged 82,probably did more during his long political career than any other British politici(...)

Leaving Downing Street: Theresa May on her way to Buckingham Palace on Friday after her party lost its parliamentary majority. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Still sleepy after the Easter bank holiday, Westminster was looking forward to a quiet week on the morning of April 18th when word came that Theresa M(...)

Ireland’s oldest intact working lighthouse opens its doors to visitors

  NEWS Love and light The world’s oldest intact working lighthouse, Hook Head in Co Wexford, is open this weekend for a special €10 tour.(...)

Comedian and writer David O’Doherty brings his new show, Big Time, to Whelan’s, Dublin on December 15th, 16th 17th and 18th.

We’ve picked some suitably seasonal events that are sure to help you celebrate all that’s best about the festive season Uplifting cathedral choirs (...)

“Children should be allowed to play. That is how they get their creative ideas,” says Finnish designer Eero Aarnio who is still designing in his eight(...)

British justice secretary Michael Gove: in an email  his wife Sarah Vine warned Mr Gove to  “get specific assurances from Boris, otherwise you cannot guarantee your support” for his leadership bid. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty

Boris Johnson’s key ally in the Conservative leadership contest, justice secretary Michael Gove, had concerns about his candidacy, according to an em(...)