John Arnott

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Britain’s Queen Victoria  pictured in a carriage in Dublin in 1900. In this video still, Victoria Arnott is on the left in a white hat before she presents the monarch with flowers. Photograph: Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Rediscovered footage of Queen Victoria’s last visit to Ireland in 1900 has been described as of “astonishing” clarity . The minute and a half worth o(...)

An artist’s impression of Oakmount’s apartment scheme on Temple Road in Blackrock, Co Dublin

Developer Paddy McKillen jnr’s Oakmount has received the green light from An Bord Pleanála to proceed with a plan to deliver hundreds of new homes on (...)

17 Fontenoy Street, Phibsborough, Dublin

With the Royal Canal’s linear park, Blessington Basin, Broadstone Community Gardens and proximity to the city centre, a large part of the Stoneybatter(...)

Berwick Fountain on Cork’s Grand Parade

Cork City Council has unveiled plans for a major refurbishment of a historic fountain in the city centre including plans to floodlight it by night. L(...)

John Redmond: his niece, Dame Teresa, had been a nun in the convent in Ypres from which 14 Benedictine nuns had to flee.

March 3rd, 1916 The daughter of the managing director of The Irish Times was married with much pomp and circumstance in London. Victoria Arnott was(...)

Break time: A shopper off her feet in the furniture department. Photograph: The Irish Times

1843 – The store that is now Arnotts opens for business at 14 Henry Street having been set up by George Cannock and Andrew White. 1845 – Bankers Andre(...)

 Aftermath of the IRA bicycle bomb in Coventry, England,  in 1939. Photograph: National Media Museum/SSPL/Getty Images

It was a bustling Friday afternoon, two weeks before her wedding day, when Elsie Ansell went browsing in Broadgate, Coventry’s main shopping street. (...)

Named after the 1745 Battle of Fontenoy, history and a sense of place are alive in Fontenoy Street, and in number 45. James Joyce lived next door i(...)