Festival Republic has submitted a proposal to manage live events in Ireland. It runs the Electric Picnic which is still scheduled to go ahead in early September. File photograph: iStock

Minister for Culture Catherine Martin has suggested that pilot arts events may go ahead indoors and outdoors as early as next month. Ms Martin said s(...)

Shane Nugent from Tipperary photographs Christian Feehan from Offaly and Erik Agudelo from Venezuela at the 2013 Gay Pride Parade in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

A year-long programme exploring Irish LGBTI+ identity and experiences over the last several decades to the present has been announced by the National (...)

“What are we trying to do when we keep literary records? Is archive- keeping an educational, philanthropic gesture by an artist?” Photograph:    Frank Miller

My friend the writer Philip Casey once organised his archive for deposit at the National Library of Ireland. For years, he’d kept everything, a chrono(...)

Paula Fagan, CEO, LGBT Ireland: "I can see that much progress has been made in recognising the diversity within Irish society and becoming more inclusive of our Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans (LGBT) citizens."

Dr Mary McAuliffe, historian and lecturer in Gender Studies at UCD The question of how far we have come is usually considered in terms of equality. A(...)

WE PICK OUT SOME CREATIVE WAYS TO SPEND THE WARMER MONTHS AS COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS GRADUALLY EASE Things you can do this weekend and all summer (...)

   Former Supreme Court judge Catherine McGuinness and Senator Ivana Bacik, with photographs from the 2015 Yes Equality campaign, at the National Library of Ireland, Dublin.  Photograph: Tom Honan

More than 6,000 photographs of the Yes Equality campaign have been added to the National Library of Ireland’s digital archive, almost five years after(...)

Suspects being searched in Dublin, Ireland in 1920 during the Irish War of Independence. From Story of Twenty Five Years, published 1935. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images)

Hats off to the National Library of Ireland, whose current exhibition, From Turmoil to Truce, maturely confronts a difficult challenge that caused a p(...)

Maser at his studio on Charlemont Street in Dublin: 'I met so many homeless people while I worked on murals around the city'

Al Hester, or Maser as he prefers to be called, has come a long way since he started out as a graffiti artist in Dublin when he was just 14-years-old.(...)

Auxiliaries celebrate in April 1921. Photograph: WD Hogan/National Library of Ireland

There is nothing new about fake news. The first casualty of war is the truth and this was certainly true of the War of Independence. A new photograph(...)

Minister for Finance & Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe at a special budget briefing for Maths Week with Paul Giurgi, Ellie Smith, Patrick Miaskowski, and Sasha Butala from 6th class, St Peter’s National School, Phibsborough, Dublin. Photograph: John Ohle Photography

A majority of parents (61 per cent) believe their child’s attitude to maths is more positive than their own when they were the same age, according to (...)

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