Gallagh Man, a bog body discovered in Co Galway, at an exhibition in the National Museum. Photographs: Matt Kavanagh

The new director of the National Museum of Ireland sits in his pleasant modern office and contemplates his empire. There is the core archaeological co(...)

President Michael D Higgins launching a tapestry depicting scenes and imagery from the 1913 Lockout at Liberty hall

The general secretary of the Republic’s biggest union has urged the Government to introduce a law recognising collective bargaining rights during the (...)

Clare hurling fan Leo McGough pictured near his home in Carlow at the Brownshill Dolmen. Leo is holding a match programme from the Cork-Clare match in 1978, his lucky hurley and a t-shirt from the 1995 Clare All-Ireland homecoming. Photograph:  Dylan Vaughan.

Although born and living in Co Carlow all his life, Leo McGough (53) is about as fanatical as it gets when it comes to Clare hurling.Both his parents (...)

The interview with Seamus Heaney in  La Revue de Belles-Lettres  will be published in November

In what is believed to have been his last formal interview, with the French-language Revue de Belles-Lettres, during his trip to Paris in June, Seamus(...)

A map showing the location of the medieval monastic enclosure  at Drumholm, near Ballintra, in Co Donegal. Map: Google Maps

The remains of a medieval monastic enclosure which, it is claimed, could be as big a discovery as Clonmacnoise, Inishmurray or Reask in Co Kerry were (...)

Soprano Sarah Busfield and guitarist Victoria Green at a lunchtime recital at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, yesterday that formed part of National Heritage Week. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Children will gather at Clara bog in Offaly today to find out what it takes to be a wildlife ranger. Meanwhile, over in Waterford people will run thro(...)

The bog body found by Jason Phelan at the Bord Na Mona Cashel Bog, in Co Laois. The body is estimated to be over 4,000 years old, and is possibly the result  of a human sacrifice. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

The mummified remains of a body found in a Laois bog two years ago have been found to date back to 2,000BC, making it the oldest “bog body” discovered(...)

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(...)

The former Anglo Irish Bank building on St Stephen’s Green

The former Anglo Irish Bank building on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin is to be brought back into service, but not as a bank.Dublin City Council has grant(...)

The National Museum of Ireland today unveiled a recently recovered collection of some 900 artefacts which it said had been looted from historic(...)

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