Liam Ó Muirthile, photographed in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The death has been announced of the poet and writer Liam Ó Muirthile. Mr Ó Muirthile was born in Cork City in 1950. His first collection of poetry, (...)

Chris Sacca, founder of Lowercase Capital, speaks to Alex Konrad at the 2017 South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. Photograph: David Paul Morris

It is estimated that, within two years, Hispanics will be the largest race in Texas and by 2042, they will outnumber all other groups here combined. T(...)

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys:  says bursary scheme  being set up to allow Irish history students to spend time at the In Flanders Fields museum where  records are kept

The Irish War Memorial Records, which list the names of 49,400 men who died in the first World War, are to be updated. The Government is to combine(...)

Mirjana Rendulic from Croatia with a tablet displaying an image from the archive. Photograph: Frank Miller

An online collaboration between the National Library of Ireland and Google could be the first step in the creation of a virtual Irish museum, it wa(...)