Ellen Hanley

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Moneypoint: the giant chimneys were built using “continuous pour” concrete. Photograph: Neil Warner/ESB

Norman Freeman’s memories of the Parsons steel plant at Howth (Irishman’s Diary, April 13th) has inspired reader Mike Jennings to recall a story from (...)

Limerick Gaol. The early 19th century was an era of great political unrest, and public executions were commonplace, none more so than in Limerick, a hotbed of agrarian agitation.

Frank McNally’s narrative (An Irishman’s Diary, January 14th) on the paucity of native Irish hangmen down the years, brings to mind one of the last of(...)

Brad Pitt Light Orchestra: Gúna Nua’s historical musical The Unlucky Cabin Boy, a collaboration with Mike Finn and the Brad Pitt Light Orchestra, epitomised the interdisciplinary strengths of the programme

A week is a long time in politics, and in the bewildering first days of January, when Limerick City of Culture immediately turned into a fiasco, you c(...)