Coláiste Mhuire: today the school is much changed and more progressive. It is co-educational and has moved out of the city centre.

As the countdown to the 1916 centenary celebrations gathers pace, I am reminded of the 50th anniversary celebrations in 1966 when I was a schoolboy ag(...)

The staff of  Robert Thompson Funeral Directors in Waterford. Staff of Thompsons with Mickie McGuinness pictured third from left.

As Robert Thompson Funeral Directors has been going for more than 225 years and is looking to expand, you would be forgiven for believing the old line(...)

King’s river: the box office for the Abhainn Rí festival, which is a curated series of the town’s highlights. Photograph: Brian Cregan

C allan, a market town in Co Kilkenny, is perhaps best known in the minds of most Irish men of a certain age as the birthplace of Edmund Ignatius Rice(...)