Down tools: a Harland and Wolff worker’s  helmet on railings near the shipyard in Belfast on August 5th. Photograph:  Paul Faith/AFPGetty

There was no downing of tools. No sound of a horn signalling the end of a working day. Instead the countdown to the final hours of Harland and Wolff,(...)

The Luas bridge at Taney junction is named the William Dargan Bridge after the man who built the Harcourt Street line

Take the train to Wexford, Waterford, Cork, Tralee, Limerick, Galway, Sligo, Belfast or Derry and you are travelling on lines built largely by William(...)