Flanders

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Terrassenhaus in Berlin

If there’s a recurrent theme in this year’s Mies van der Rohe European Prize for Contemporary Architecture, it is surely imaginative renovation and tr(...)

The Flanders Fields Memorial in Dublin  is across from Christchurch Cathedral. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

More than 100 years after the first World War, the government of Flanders has created a lasting memorial in Dublin to the Irish who died in that part (...)

Antwerp market square, Belgium. Photograph: iStock

Zoë Ashe Browne is a professional ballerina and choreographer from Sandyford, Dublin. She completed her training in 2009 at the English National Balle(...)

Lambic brewing: large barrels, or foudres, at Timmermans in Belgium. Photograph: Dirk Van Esbroeck

Watching a “cool ship” in operation is strangely captivating. This large open vat of liquid, a bit like a shallow swimming pool, is used in Belgium fo(...)

Brian Maguire of EBX Media

“It gave a sense of clarity to the big adventure we were going on,” says Brian Maguire. “This wasn’t something new, people had done this before – it’s(...)

Belgium’s former prime minister Charles Michel leaves a meeting with King Philippe at the Royal Palace in Brussels on Friday. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Belgium will have months of minority government after the country’s king accepted the resignation of prime minister Charles Michel but asked him and h(...)

Britain’s Prince Andrew, the Duke of York (right) is greeted by Archbishop Eamon  Martin before a Service of Remembrance at St Anne’s Cathedral in Belfast, on the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The fact that Irish Catholics and Protestants fought and died, side by side, in World War I was neglected for too long by all sides, north and south o(...)

Breandán Kearney with Franklin Verdonck of Siphon Brewing. Photograph: Sophie Callewaert

It was a dark winter’s day in West Flanders in 2013 when Breandán Kearney was drowning his sorrows in a train station bar. It had been a month since h(...)

All Quiet on the Western Front: from the film of the novel by Erich Maria Remarque. Photograph: Ullstein Bild via Getty

For some years after the end of the first World War, the memoirs of generals and statesmen dominated publication about it – none more prominently than(...)

Ciara Ní Cheallacháin’s installation ‘Fallen’ suspended from the ceiling of St Patrick’s Cathedral. Photo Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

In the summer of 2014, just before the beginning of the centenary of the first World War, the tree of remembrance was installed in St Patrick’s Cathed(...)

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