James Carey

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May 29th was celebrated (by royalists at least) as Oak Apple Day, the purported anniversary of an event in which King Charles II avoided capture by Cromwellians. Photograph: iStock

In England for centuries, May 29th was celebrated (by royalists at least) as Oak Apple Day, the purported anniversary of an event in which King Charle(...)

The small, gravel-strewn cross, carved into the grass where Lord Frederick Cavendish and Thomas Burke were assassinated in 1882

Out for a run in the Phoenix Park on Monday, I noticed a small group of people gathered by the roadside opposite Áras an Uachtaráin. I would have pass(...)

Of the many peculiar medical treatments recorded in the archives of The Irish Times, one of the more curious was the 19th-century fashion for self-ele(...)