Eva Gore Booth

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President Michael D Higgins praised the achievements of the women’s movement at the   in Dublin Castle on Sunday night. Photograph:   Gareth Chaney Collins

The proportion of women in national parliaments will be a key measure of success in achieving gender equality and would “spur, in turn, further progre(...)

Brendan Fay: ‘I feel a depth of gratitude for the determined LGBT activists here and in Ireland who rose up in dark times and struggled for civil rights.’ Photograph: Ray Hegarty

“Happy Pride!” I’ll be hearing the odd greeting a thousand times. People often ask, why do you go? I tell them I march because I can. I am alive for a(...)

 Independent Mattie McGrath was among those to contribute as the Dáil debated the latest developments in the broadband plan. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Can’t wait to see Katherine Zappone’s frock when she hits the red carpet at the Ifta awards. Hollywood Boulevard meets Dawson Street. It’ll be wall-t(...)

Sinn Féin president-elect Mary Lou McDonald, ICTU general secretary Patricia King and Labour Senator Ivana Bacik at the graveside commemoration of Constance Markievicz at  Glasnevin Cemetery.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Irish revolutionary Constance Markievicz was remembered on the 150th anniversary of her birth on Sunday for her contributions to feminism, nationa(...)

The Swiss Cottage

The Swiss Cottage, Cahir, Co Tipperary The closest setting to JRR Tolkien’s Shire this side of Middle-earth, Lord Cahir built the Swiss Cottage as a (...)

President Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to Eva Gore-Booth. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to Irish activist Eva Gore-Booth, the sister of Constance Markievicz, describing her as “a remarkable, in(...)

Auction results Saturday (March 26th) O’Donovan & Associates Auctioneers, North Quay, Newcastle West, Co Limerick. Antiques and house clea(...)

‘The Punishments of China’ (1801) illustrates various punishments including the gruesome ‘Hamestringing a Malefactor’. The estimate at Purcell Auctioneers is (€600-€800)

A fascinating, private Irish collection of rare, collectible and unusual books from the library of the late Mr Gill Ruttledge will go under the hammer(...)

The Gore-Booth sisters Constance and Eva posing for a Drumcliffe Creamery advertisement c.1895. Photograph: Sligo County Library.

So is Romantic Ireland dead and gone? As the last embers of Yeats 150th birthday die, it seems as good a time as any to interrogate a poetic cliche. (...)

Eddie Walsh and Constance Cassidy at Lissadell House.

The owners of Lissadell House have described as a “singular honour” the Government’s decision to hold a Cabinet meeting at the historic estate next we(...)

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