Richard Weber, the acclaimed Irish poet, died from Covid-19

Born: September 2nd, 1932 Died: April 15th, 2020 Dublin poet Richard Weber, whose work has been included in numerous Irish and international antholog(...)

KiwiCo camps kick off online from June 22nd, and offer loads of free content for 3 to 11 year olds

AS SUMMER STRETCHES OUT AHEAD OF US WITH ACTIVITIES CURBED BY COVID-19, THERE ARE STILL PLENTY OF CHEAP AND CHEERFUL WAYS TO KEEP THE CHILDREN OCCUPIE(...)

As an engineer, one of Thomas Hardiman’s proudest achievements was being elected a member of the Royal Irish Academy in 1980 for his services to science. Photograph: Courtesy RIA

Former RTÉ director general Thomas Hardiman (91) died suddenly at his Donnybrook home in Dublin on Saturday night surrounded by family. He was engin(...)

Irish Museum of Modern Art at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin. Photograph: George Munday/Design Pics/Perspectives/Getty

For anyone who ever thought that arts and culture were elitist pastimes, think again. Seasoned savers know that you can get culturally rich on the tig(...)

Learn how to make dumplings at the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival

Dublin’s Chinese New Year Festival runs from January 24th-February 10th and heralds the Year of the Rat. Food is a major component of this festival, a(...)

A Dublin Port  sign, located on East Wall Road.

Open House Dublin, the annual free-to-attend architecture festival, is a chance to nose about private homes and commercial buildings not normally open(...)

Cobalt blue Ketzal blanket €325

Cool, damp evenings call for the warmth of a throw that can do double duty as a room accessory and a cosy wrap. Luckily there’s plenty of choice from (...)

The dildo, which is  believed to have been owned by a wealthy Anglo-Irish household, challenges myths about Irish people being repressed, says Shawna Scott.

In 2017 an international collector purchased a 19th century ivory dildo from a Co Meath auctioneer, leaving Shawna Scott dejected. “It made my heart (...)

The Festival of Curiosity takes place from July 18th to 21st. Photograph: Vincent McCarthy

If you were going to put on a festival about curiosity and exploration, when better to do it than around the 50th anniversary of the first moonwalk? “(...)

Given the pretty miserable weather we have been having of late you could be forgiven for thinking that summer is still a long way off. But it is upon (...)

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