Arthur Murphy

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Long Room, Trinity College Dublin. Ireland has a chequered relationship with copyright history. Throughout the 1700s, Dublin was a haven for book piracy.

The Roscommon-born writer and lawyer Arthur Murphy (1727–1805) is little remembered today, but he was a leading London barrister of his time and a suc(...)

In The British Tribe Next Door, the people at Channel 4 have decided to build an exact replica of Scarlett Moffatt’s suburban family home right next to a Himba tribal settlement in the Namibian desert.

The British Tribe Next Door sounds like the subject line of an irate email written by the Irish people to the Pope or the UN or Arthur Murphy’s Mailba(...)

RTÉ presenter Arthur Murphy, host of the popular Mailbag slot, has died at the age of 90. The Dubliner was offered a 10-minute filler slot dealing wi(...)

Henry Thornton, who was killed by a British soldier outside a Belfast police station  in 1971. File photograph: Family handout/PA Wire

The identity of a British soldier who shot dead a father-of-six after mistaking his van backfiring for gunfire has been publicly revealed by a coroner(...)