Collection of early 18th-century Catholic altar pieces from the Kirwan family has been bought by the National Museum of Ireland

A silver Irish chalice due to be auctioned at Adam’s next week has been bought in advance by the National Museum of Ireland for an undisclosed sum. Th(...)

Sun coming up the passage at the Winter Solstice, Newgrange

Who built Newgrange and the other Boyne Valley passage tombs – and why? It remains one of archaeology’s most intractable questions. In a renewed effor(...)

 Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are given a tour during their visit to Muckross House in June last year. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Thousands of fires, allegedly set by ranchers and farmers seeking to clear land for cultivation, currently burning across Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, (...)

Works by Ann Mc Bride at the Clay/Works exhibition at Dublin Castle

Clay/Works, the annual members exhibition of Ceramics Ireland, is open at the Printworks in Dublin Castle and runs until August 31st, showcasing the w(...)

When Joseph Walsh began working on his new series, using indigenous Irish timber, he ran up against an unexpected problem: Ireland’s smaller sawmills are in decline. Photograph: Andrew Bradley

On a patch of land near Kinsale in rural Co Cork, the ruins of a castle stand, almost impossibly tall. There is really only one wall left, and it’s a (...)

Aviation researcher Jonny McNee (left) and Liam Bradley, curator of Monaghan County Museum, with some pieces of the wreckage of a  P38 Lightning Fighter plane.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Parts of a fuel tank, a dozen bullets and a small cockpit bulb lens were among the finds of an excavation of a second World War US fighter plane from (...)

Warren Baldwin has been awarded €67,000. File photograph: Collins Courts

An Australian tourist who injured his leg after slipping and rolling down three steps of a stone stairs at the National Museum of Ireland has been awa(...)

Bill O’Hara and his cousins Bridget and Noreen O’Meara with the Victoria Cross medal awarded to their great-uncle Martin O’Meara. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

The only Victoria Cross won by an Irishman in an Australian army uniform will go on display from Friday at the National Museum of Ireland in Collins B(...)

 Laura Ryan of St Brigid’s National School, Coon, Co Kilkenny was the overall national winner of the competition. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“Fun, funky and colourful” are not words generally ascribed to the Easter Rising but they were foremost in the mind of Síle Tavery from the Scoil Mhui(...)

Panti Bliss, real name Rory O’Neill, pictured with the outfit worn by him when he made the ‘Noble Call’ speech  as it goes on display in the National Museum of Ireland,  Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Rory O’Neill, also known as Panti Bliss, has described how advances in anti retroviral drugs to treat HIV meant he never felt “hopeless” despite the “(...)

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