James Joyce: UCD’s properties on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, are to house a major centre principally devoted to the writer under plans put out to tender by the university.

UCD’s properties on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, are to house a major centre principally devoted to James Joyce under plans put out to tender by the un(...)

Mirjana Rendulic from Croatia with a tablet displaying an image from the archive. Photograph: Frank Miller

An online collaboration between the National Library of Ireland and Google could be the first step in the creation of a virtual Irish museum, it wa(...)

Changing times: photographs from Dublin City Council’s new website bridgesofdublin.ie: O’Connell Bridge in 1905; after Easter Week, 1916; and in 2013. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

Many a pub quiz has descended into disarray over this question: how many bridges span the River Liffey in Dublin? The answer, according the Dub(...)

The award-winning new library in Ballyroan, Rathfarnham. Photograph courtesy of Box Architecture

What comes to mind when you hear the words “public library”? Is it a low-ceilinged stuffy room with rows of bookshelves and a cluttered noticeboard fi(...)

Minoister for  Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin:  “precipitous attack against the organising of unskilled labour”

The 1913 Dublin Lockout was a critical event in the shaping of the State even though it is often overshadowed by nationalist milestones in Irish hist(...)

1. Guinness Storehouse had 	1,087,209 visitors. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visited the attraction in 2011. Photograph: Tim Rooke-Pool/Getty Images

Guinness Storehouse retains its tops spot as Ireland’s most visited attraction, according to to Fáilte Ireland’s list of visitors to attractions for 2(...)

 Caroline Kennedy, only surviving daughter of former US President John F Kennedy,  launching the JFK Homecoming multimedia exhibition at the National Library of Ireland yesterday.  Photograph: Alan Betson

President John F Kennedy promised to return to Ireland during his euphoric homecoming visit in 1963. Felled by an assassin’s bullet later that year, h(...)

Once upon a time there was a faraway land called the North, where the only tourists from the South were Provos and press photographers and reporters. (...)

The public was yesterday invited to bring memorabilia from John F Kennedy’s visit to Ireland 50 years ago to the National Library of Ireland. The mate(...)

A young John Murphy now of Carrig On Bannow pictured meeting US President John F Kennedy in New Ross in June 1963. See next slide of John today. Photograph: National Library of Ireland

Wexford publican John Murphy (56) “couldn’t believe it” when he looked at his computer screen and saw his seven-year-old self peering up at US preside(...)

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