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The Xtra-Vision store on the corner of Baggot Street and Waterloo Road in Dublin: Try to explain to a child of the 21st century what a video library was and watch confusion cloud their faces. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Last week, in an idle moment, Pricewatch took to Twitter and asked about the shops which have closed that people missed the most. The response was en(...)

The Irish Yeast Co opened in 1894 in what had been the foyer of the George Hotel.

One of Dublin’s oldest businesses and best-known shopfronts, the Irish Yeast Co, has sold for an estimated €850,000. It is understood that the histori(...)

 Statue of Oliver Goldsmith at Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: iStock

When the statue of Lord Carlisle was blown from its plinth in the People’s Garden in the Phoenix Park on July 28th, 1958, the incident was news for on(...)

At Cavan court on Thursday Inspector Niall McKiernan indicated that the State was objecting to any application by the defendants for bail.

Three men facing charges in connection with an incident in which an 86-year-old woman was left in fear in her home in Co Cavan will remain in custody (...)

It was surely the sweetest Dublin Marathon victory in 20 years, Sean Hehir becoming first Irish men’s race winner since John Treacy in 1993 – altho(...)