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Great Melbourne Telescope: the instrument being installed in 1869, after it was shipped in pieces from the works of Thomas Grubb, in Dublin. Photograph: Museums Victoria

On July 3rd, 1866, a dramatic event took place in the Dublin suburb of Rathmines, not far from the Grand Canal, in a workshop specially built for the (...)

Ray Byrne (pictured) and Eoin Doyle own a number of hotels and guesthouses around Ireland including the Wineport Lodge, Co Westmeath.

Hoteliers Ray Byrne and Eoin Doyle are to open a new hotel in Dublin city centre after securing planning permission for a change of use of an office b(...)

 Prince Philip of Greece at the public school of Gordonstoun, Elgin in Scotland December 1st, 1939. File photograph: PA Wire

Prince Philip was one of the last survivors of the extraordinary conglomeration of royal families that ruled Europe until the end of the first World W(...)

Paddy Murray

And on it goes. A year has passed, largely without pubs or restaurants or most of the shops we used to like visiting. It has passed, in many cases, (...)

A member of the public arriving at the walk-in test centre in Grangegorman,  Dublin. Photograph:   Brian Lawless/PA Wire

There was a steady stream of people passing through the “pop-up” walk-in Covid-19 testing centre at Irishtown Stadium in Dublin on Thursday, availing (...)

     Geralyn Byrne, senior sales director with Sherry FitzGerald, died on Monday night

The death has occurred of Geralyn Byrne, one of Dublin’s leading estate agents. A senior sales director with estate agent Sherry FitzGerald, Ms Byrne (...)

The Stella Cinema, Rathmines, Dublin

The Stella in Dublin has been named one of the world’s most beautiful cinemas. Time Out, the going-out guide with a presence in 328 cities and 58(...)

Bridie McCabe served as secretary to Rathmines tech students’ union. Her son Ray says this union work ‘taught her to always stand up for her rights and so she was never afraid in those days to ask for a raise’

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

Vincent Brady: in both his political and business life, he showed that strength of character and perseverance can overcome all obstacles

Former Fianna Fail minister and businessman Vincent Brady, who died on October 6th, 2020, was a quietly spoken man, always courteous, non-confrontatio(...)

 Liam Reilly’s signature hat lies beside his coffin in a hearse outside St  Joseph’s Redemptorist Church, Dundalk, Co Louth. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Mourners lined the route from singer-songwriter Liam Reilly’s home in Dundalk on Thursday as his funeral cortege passed to St Joseph’s Redemptorist Ch(...)

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