Looking north towards Tibradden and Two Rock Mt from Cruagh Mt. Photograph: Francis Bradley

We were born just around the corner from each other and an even 100 years apart, and depending on the play of light or the hour of need, my morning or(...)

Glanmore Castle in Co Wicklow has had quite a few incarnations since it was first constructed in the 1760s. It was – according to the National Invento(...)

St John’s Hall, Birr, Co Offaly

Often, we take for granted the architectural gems that are close by. But, with more people holidaying in Ireland this summer, it’s a perfect time to d(...)

Nano Nagle Place: a renovated space for Cork’s 21st-century communities

The legacy of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin in Ireland; the history of the earliest piece of documented Chinese porcelain in Europe, the Fonthill Vas(...)

Prior to the onset of the second World War there was a plan in place to demolish Merrion Square, which was deemed at the time to be “un-Irish”. Luckil(...)

Galtrim House

Galtrim House, an elegant regency-style Georgian house that hides behind a towering copper beech tree was constructed in 1805. The three-bay two-store(...)

 Nelson’s Pillar as seen from North Earl Street, Dublin in 1963. The pillar was bombed three years later. Photograph: Kevin McMahon

Dublin’s O’Connell Street would not be a suitable spot for the relocation of the entrance gates of Nelson’s Pillar, where they stood up to 50 years ag(...)

Every autumn for the past seven years, Adam’s auctioneers has temporarily decamped from its St Stephen’s Green headquarters to hold its Annual Country(...)

 Souvenir hunters  carting away small pieces of Nelson’s Pillar following its  bombing by republicans in 1966. File photograph: The Irish Times

A plea to rescue the entrance gates of Nelson’s Pillar from the Ringsend sewage pumping station and have them restored to Dublin’s O’Connell Street ha(...)

Did the republicans who blew up the Nelson Pillar in March 1966 not realise that now we young Dubliners could never “go up the pillar” and see the pan(...)

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