Donal Fallon

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'National Treasures' presenter John Creedon warmly identifies with several items of bric-a-brac left lying about the place

National Treasures (Sunday, RTÉ One, 6.30pm) is so reluctant to discriminate between things that it’s hard to say exactly what it is. To narrow down t(...)

Trim Salmon of Knowledge Festival at Trim Castle

If the thought of heading back to homework, uniforms and school lunches is hard to bear, just think how the kids feel. The best way to brush off the b(...)

 Souvenir hunters  carting away small pieces of Nelson’s Pillar following its  bombing by republicans in 1966. File photograph: The Irish Times

A plea to rescue the entrance gates of Nelson’s Pillar from the Ringsend sewage pumping station and have them restored to Dublin’s O’Connell Street ha(...)

The corrected memorial wall at Glasnevin cemetery. The fada was originally over the first ‘i’ not the ‘E’  File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Glasnevin Trust has corrected the errant fada on its recently unveiled memorial wall and also defended its decision to list a member of the Irish Vol(...)