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 Mikey Gerbola with his wife, Tara, family and cast at their winter base on the Gerbola family farm near Kells, Co Meath. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Circus Gerbola trailers, trampolines and trapeze swings which normally travel the country’s roads on days like today are locked down on a small Co(...)

Great Irish movies: Eamonn Owens as Francie Brady in The Butcher Boy, directed by Neil Jordan

IN VERY PARTICULAR ORDER, HERE’S OUR (CURRENTLY DEFINITIVE) PICK OF THE GREATEST IRISH MOVIES EVER MADE No sane person will sincerely claim that(...)

Keith Andrews and Stephen Kenny are the new face of Ireland’s coaching staff. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Keith Andrews says he is honoured to be Ireland’s assistant manager after what has been a “whirlwind” week for everyone associated with Stephen Kenny’(...)

Headfort School, Kells, Co Meath, based in a Georgian mansion which dates back to the 1760s. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s only boarding school for children aged between seven and 13 years of age has closed after more than 70 years due to financial challenges tha(...)

Lot 91 in Mullen’s  Collector Cabinet sale: Erskine Childers’s royal navy reserve officer’s sword engraved R. E. Childers, (€3,000-€5,000). The auction has been postponed

With the nation on a go-slow and people staying indoors some auctioneers have postponed auctions due to take place over the coming weeks. Others have (...)

Trinity College Dublin is  cancelling  lectures  as part its attempt to limit the impact of  coronavirus. Photograph: iStock

Trinity College Dublin has replaced physical lectures with online classes in an attempt to limit the coronavirus threat. However, tutorials(...)

Rare 18th Century oak hall chair with links to William Congreve, €500-€800,  Matthews

 The mether – or madder – as it is also known, is an ancient cup with four sides and three to four handles, unique to Celtic cultures. The name i(...)

Peadar Tóibín’s departure from Sinn Féin and his subsequent establishment of all-Ireland party Aontú has changed the dynamic in this three-seater. Photograph: Tom Honan

Meath West (three seats) Current: 1 FF, 1 FG, 1 Aontú If Peadar Tóibín hadn’t left Sinn Féin and set up his own party, Meath West would likely have (...)

Pedestrians walking over Ha’penny Bridge, the main access point to the touristic area of Temple Bar. Photograph: iStock

Dublin is drab, expensive and with very little to do for a city purporting to be a major tourism destination, according to readers of one of Britain’s(...)

Kevin Lunney: Three people are being questioned about the  abduction and torture of the Quinn Industrial Holdings executive two months ago. Photograph:  BBC Spotlight

Three people arrested over the abduction and torture of Quinn Industrial Holdings (QIH) executive Kevin Lunney two months ago have been released witho(...)

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