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Michael Davitt (above) named Martin Hanley Carey  among inmates who became ‘oblivious to their sufferings from temporary insanity’. Photograph:  Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Most Leaving Cert students will remember the Franco-Prussian war as the one started by a telegram, the Ems Dispatch. But as a commemoration in Dublin (...)

Irish chef Anna Haugh who is opening Myrtle restaurant in London in April

Myrtle in London “There is no secret investor so that makes me owner, chef, interior designer, and fire marshall wrapped into one. This is by far the(...)

 Mary McAleese on the occasion of the presentation of the Dignity of Grand Officier de l’Ordre National du Mérite. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Mary McAleese said that ‘faced with Brexit’ we are “ reminded of the sheer miracle that brought France and Germany out of enmity and into partnership(...)

Stéphane Crouzat, French  ambassador  to Ireland,  Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, an indigenous woman from the Mbororo pastoralist community of Chad, and  Mary Robinson, president of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice at the  climate change conference in Trinity College, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The rights of communities in the midlands who have depended on its bogs for a living over many decades need to be protected as Bord na Móna gets out o(...)

58 Grosvenor Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6: all the period features are intact.

Grosvenor Road, a quiet leafy avenue off Rathgar Road in Dublin 6, has a fine mixture of house styles dating from Victorian times. One of the more int(...)

Pascal and Siobhán Bonnichon. Photograph: Frédéric De La Mure

A photography exhibition of families from across Europe who met through the Erasmus study-abroad programme opens in Dublin on Monday. The show, in St(...)

A file image of Jack O’Mahony, an Irish man who fought in the British army during the second World War who has now turned 100. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision.

An Irishman who survived the Blitz and Normandy landings during the second World War to play his part in the liberation of France, celebrated his 100t(...)

Guillaume Lebrun of Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud; French ambassador to Ireland Stephane Crouzat; Zoe Kavanagh, chief executive of the National Dairy Council; and Ross Lewis of Chapter One Restaurant

Vote and win There is still time to reward your favourite restaurant by casting your vote in the 10th annual Irish Restaurant Awards, which generated(...)

Hamish Bowles apartment, New York

To my astonishment I have written and published a big book on New York houses. You could knock me down with a feather. Anyway. This is how it happened(...)

Francis  Denvir   on his 100th Birthday in 2015.  Photograph: Denis Boyle

One of the last surviving Irish participants in the second World War has died at his home in west Cork at the age of 102. Francis Denvir, who was bor(...)

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