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Front page of ‘The Irish Times’ – Saturday, March 18th, 1916. A bargain at one penny!

On St Patrick’s Day, 1916, thousands took to Irish streets in a demonstration of force by the Irish Volunteers. Just over a month later, many would be(...)

 The GPO after 1916. If in the event of Patrick Pearse’s inner IRB circle of the Irish Volunteers had a simple contingency plan for their Dublin rising, it could have been much more effective.   Photograph: Thomas Johnson Westropp

The Easter Rising is often viewed as a “glorious sacrifice” led by brave men with little military experience. What if they had had some? There are nu(...)

Donal Skehan, The Irish Times Magazine’s newest food columnist. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

‘What’s he like? Is he really such a nice guy or is it all an act?” Long before The Mario Rosenstock Show’s send-up of TV presenter and food writer D(...)

US president Woodrow Wilson: he ordered General John J “Black Jack” Pershing to “pursue and disperse” the bandits

March 9th, 1916 The Cork St Patrick’s Day Committee, consisting of representatives from various societies, rejects an offer from the military authori(...)

Attending the opening of new angling facilities at Clare Lake, Claremorris, Co Mayo, from left: J Campbell, IFI; P Mahon, Mayo CC; Minister Michael Ring; R Cusack, M Butler and L Gavin, all IFI.

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring recently opened the enhanced McMahon Park amenity at Clare Lake in Claremorris, Co Mayo. Fishin(...)

An extraordinary phenomenon has occurred in Dublin in the past decade or so. It is the spread of an entirely new accent through large areas of Dublin’(...)

Dublin Zoo: ‘Would you like to be isolated from your friends and family? No way.’ Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

IFSC car park, Dublin “The car park that time, good taste and practicality forgot; awkward on just about every level .” Read the original here (...)

On September 24th, 1987, a senior bank executive paid £227,000 [€288,250] for a Victorian house called “Grenagh” on Avoca Avenue, the grandest road in(...)

Roscommon’s Neil Collins and Donal O’Hare of Down with Cork’s Colm O’Driscoll and James McCarthy of Dublin, who face eachother in this weekend’s Allianz Football League finals. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin Bay Prawn Festival It ain’t all about tasty crustaceans- the idyllic seaside town of Howth transforms into a veritable wonderland of mer(...)

The Garda’s Public Order Unit, or riot squad, has been put on alert to respond to major public order incidents at popular beaches and coastal villages in Dublin in an effort to prevent a repeat of the scenes witnessed in Howth yesterday

The Garda’s Public Order Unit, or riot squad, has been put on alert to respond to major public order incidents at popular beaches and coastal villages(...)

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