A vote for a young maths teacher Eamon De Valera

“Five seconds, four, three, two, one.” We’re on the deck, the control room for the TV studio below, with a wall of screens showing camera views: a pan(...)

Niamh McCoy: “You can’t get a more authentic experience than coming here to the museum and going to a match.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The GAA Museum is fronted by Paul Ferriter’s imposing statue of the association’s founder, Michael Cusack (1847-1906), who – as an educator and cultur(...)

The big name on the programme for this year’s Cork International Short Story Festival (September 16-18) is the American author Richard Ford. Photograph: Frank Miller
Festivals, launches and awards
  • Books
  • September 11, 2014, 15:24

To celebrate Culture Night on September 19th, the Gutter Bookshop in Temple Bar will host a series of pop-up readings in conjunction with the Big Smok(...)

Cmmt Padraic Kennedy studies files in the reading room at Cathal Brugha Barracks in Dublin. The first launch of the Military Service Pensions Collection  comprised 452,000 images relating to almost 3,000 individuals.

It is truly ironic that the Government that funded the development of a wonderful archive of the 1916 to 1923 period should also be the one to remove (...)

UCD history professor Diarmaid Ferriter said plans to remove history as a compulsory subject under the new Junior Cycle programme were ’very worrying for the future’. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

UCD history professor Diarmaid Ferriter said plans to remove history as a compulsory subject under the new junior cycle programme were “very worrying (...)