Michael Collins Commemoration takes place on August 21st at the monument near Crookstown in Mid-Cork, erected to mark the spot where Collins was killed. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Tánaiste Leo Varadkar have accepted invitations to jointly address this year’s annual Michael Collins commemoration at Bé(...)

As the scheme remains to be finalised, it is not yet exactly clear who will qualify but, according to a spokeswoman for the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, it will be open to practising and developing artists and creative arts workers. Photograph: iStock

How would you like to get €250 into your bank account each week, no questions asked? Over the coming months, as many as 2,000 artists and creative wor(...)

Minding Creative Minds is an initiative founded by Dave Reid (right), artist manager who runs the RTÉ Choice Music Prize.

It is Health Season in The Irish Times. In print and online, we will be offering encouragement and inspiration to help us all improve our ph(...)

 The projects being funded include upgraded GAA facilities, pitch draining, club-house refurbishment, new walkways, floodlights, indoor domes and gym facilities. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The largest sports capital grant in the history of the State, worth €150 million, will be announced today. More than 1,900 clubs and schools will ben(...)

 Italy  celebrate winning their Euro 2020 final against England in Wembley last summer. The FAI has announced a joint bid for Euro 2028. Photograph: Andrea Staccioli/Insidefoto/LightRocket via Getty Images

The Government is said to be “positively disposed” towards a bid to co-host the 2028 European Championships but it wants a “clearer understanding” of (...)

Delegates to the World Congress of the Irish Race led by  Katherine Hughes, Mary MacSwiney, Éamon de Valera, Countess Markievicz, Thomas Hughes Kelly and Sean T O’Kelly. Photograph: Image Bibliothèque Nationale de France

In late January 1922 the cream of Irish politics, literature, music, theatre, art and design converged in Paris. James Joyce published his modernist m(...)

The Science Gallery  in Trinity College Dublin faces the threat of closure. File photograph: Frank Miller

Trinity College Dublin “needs to do work” to develop a new vision and a sustainable financial model for the long-term future of its Science Gallery in(...)

Supreme Court judge Mr Justice Séamus Woulfe: faced criticism over his attendance at the  Oireachtas Golf Society dinner in Clifden.

A Supreme Court judge has told the trial of four men accused of breaching Covid-19 regulations he had a “hazy, broad knowledge” of guidelines for the (...)

Rosamond Stephen recounted her attendance at the annual Service of Nine Lessons and Carols at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, at Christmas in 1921. Just two years after the worst impact of the ‘Spanish’ Flu, she was glad to record the cathedral to be ‘cram jam full’. Photograph: iStock

During this challenging time when physical access to original archival sources has been curtailed because of Covid-19, sharing information in a digita(...)

Christy Moore’s concert at Vicar Street in Dublin, scheduled for Monday night, was due to go ahead at full capacity, while his show on Tuesday has been cancelled completely. Photograph: Getty Images

About €25 million is to be provided to the live performance sector to compensate it for the Government’s decision to halve the capacity of venues for (...)

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