Former Israeli president Chaim Herzog, who was born in Belfast and brought up in Dublin, pictured inspecting a guard of honour at Dublin Airport in 1985. Photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

Irishman Chaim Herzog rose through the military to become a United Nations ambassador and president of Israel. He was a man of contradictions, once te(...)

Fiona Bawn Thompson in ‘The Woman is Present’

Everyone knows who Oskar Schindler is, right? And many Irish people will have heard of the anti-Nazi activism of the Vatican priest, monsignor Hugh O’(...)

Padraic Creedon of Global Action Plan with, from left, Rosanna Drewilieu (7) from Killester, Dublin, Michael O’Brien (5) from Edenderry, Co Offaly and his sister Hannah (3) on the look-out for the natural heritage of Dublin’s Bull Island for National Heritage Week 2017.  Photograph: Mark Stedman

More than 450,000 people will participate in nearly 2,000 events over the next nine days as part of Heritage Week, the largest cultural event of the y(...)

Stanley Asher Siev, who has died aged 92, was a solicitor for almost 70 years and was involved in some of the State’s highest-profile cases. Ap(...)

Walworth Road in Dublin, the location of the Jewish Museum and the site for the new and larger museum. Photograph: David Sleator

An Bord Pleanála’s recent decision to refuse permission for 10 tall wind turbines in Co Offaly will be an enormous encouragement to communities(...)

Irish Jewish Museum plans

Sir, – The incomprehensible decision to grant permission for the scale of expansion of the Irish Jewish Museum raises many questions (Home News, Decem(...)

The Irish Jewish Museum at Walworth Road in Dublin 8. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Some residents of Dublin’s Portobello area have reacted with dismay to a decision by An Bord Pleanála to approve plans for a much larger Irish Jewish (...)

Walworth Road Dublin 8, the location of the Jewish Museum and the site for the new larger museum. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has given his support to the much-enlarged Irish Jewish Museum planned for the Portobello area of Dublin describing it as an “exc(...)

The Walworth Road premises are the last remaining physical evidence of Portobello’s once-thriving Jewish community, which at its peak accounted for up to 80 per cent of the population of the locality. Photograph: David Sleator

Residents of Portobello are appealing against Dublin City Council’s decision to approve plans for a expanded Irish Jewish Museum on the site of five t(...)

Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

1. A date with D8 Take the Liberties Historical Walking Tour and brush up on the woollen district. 2. Memory lane See a chandelier rep(...)