Robert Ballagh in his studio in  Arbour Hill, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

At 77, Robert Ballagh, one of Ireland’s most successful and controversial artists is still painting away at his studio on Arbour Hill in Stoneybatter.(...)

The man largely responsible for getting the Angelus on RTÉ (or Radio Éireann, as it then was) Archbishop of Dublin John Charles McQuaid

Noel Curran, who has announced that he is standing down as director general of RTÉ, after a stressful but successful five-year run, has failed to gras(...)

A cast iron Hong Kong post box is seen with British royal cipher in Central District, Hong Kong, China, October 2015. Photograph: Alex Hofford

Hong Kong is currently grappling with one of the key identity issues that post-colonial territories, including Ireland, all have to deal with – what d(...)

Lord Mayor Christy Burke speaking at the monument to commemorate the Dublin and Monaghan bomb victims on Talbot Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin has called for the British Government to open its files on the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings for inspection by a(...)

In ‘pre-mobile’ Ireland, the cream-and-green liveried phone boxes, launched in 1925 by the Department of Posts & Telegraphs, were an essential (...)