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Anne O'Neill: I was 50 on my last birthday. Photograph: Ciara O'Donnell

Last summer I had my 50th birthday. Fifty, which Victor Hugo called the youth of old age and is, according to George Orwell, the age at which everyone(...)

‘Looking Towards Achill from the East of Achill Sound’ by Paul Henry €47,000

Auction Results: Sunday (March 25th) Hegarty’s Auction Rooms, Bandon, Co Cork. Lot 12, A Georgian mahogany wine cooler €1,200 (€1,200-€1,300); Lot (...)

 More than 150 short-finned pilot whales beached en masse in Hamelin Bay, Western Australia. Photograph: Western Australia Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions/AFP/Getty Images

More than 130 whales died after becoming stranded on a beach in Western Australia on Friday. Locals attempted to rescue 15 survivors after more than (...)

Aoife Power: 'Some of my earliest and fondest memories are being outside helping my parents with the gardening.'

As a young girl growing up in Limerick city, London-based garden designer Aoife Power was introduced to plants at an early stage. “Some of my earlies(...)

Francis Ledwidge served as a lance-corporal on the Flanders front. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

On August 8th, 1917, The Irish Times reported – under the heading “Meath peasant poet killed in action” – that “we have to record, with a very deep re(...)