Corbalton Hall, Co Meath

When Corbalton Hall last came to the market in 1999 it was described by the media as “one of the finest tillage farms in Co Meath”. Home to the Corba(...)

Sir Edward Lees (Rory Nolan), and behind,  Mrs Draper (Camille Ross), The Widow (Mary Murray) and Lady Jane Lees (Liz FitzGibbon) at a  specially commissioned performance  from  theatre company Fishamble to mark the 200th anniversary of the GPO in Dublin.

The GPO on Dublin’s O’Connell Street was around for almost 100 years before the Easter Rising and has been around for nearly a century since. It to(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris said that, ultimately, the final decision about donation will remain with the family of a deceased person. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Proposals to create an “opt out” system for organ donation will be brought to Cabinet in the coming weeks, according to Minister for Health Simon Harr(...)

Controlled  explosion of the remains of Nelson’s Pillar in the small hours of March 14th, 1966. Photograph: Gordon Standing

March 1966. The Sixties are getting groovier. The war in Vietnam is intensifying. Eleanor Rigby and 19th Nervous Breakdown are in the UK charts (tho(...)

British pub chain JD Wetherspoon is to create 85 new jobs with the opening of its fourth bar in the Republic next week. The company said has sp(...)

The stable block and chapel of Charleville Castle, Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

Why is it of interest? Charleville Castle is an extravagantly proportioned Gothic Revival castle, built by Francis Johnson between 1800 and 1812 for (...)

St Columba’s Church, Swords

Why is it of interest? St Columba’s Church is an interesting example of early 19th-century Georgian churches. It was designed by Francis Johnson in t(...)