John Quinn

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When the Chicago World Fair opened in 1893, there was not one, but two rival model Irish villages.

People frequently forget that history isn’t composed of a grand sweep of happenings, ordained by institutions from on high. While these undoubtedly co(...)

Ross Murray (left), chief executive of Welltel, with Intellicom director Neil Wisdom.

Dublin-based communications company Welltel has acquired Irish voice and data services business Intellicom in a €5.5 million deal. The acquisition, w(...)

WB Yeats: pandemic fears. Photograph: George C Beresford/Getty Images

WB Yeats’s The Second Coming was written at a momentous time in 20th-century Europe, an era of uncertainty and upheaval in the wake of the first World(...)

Loyalist gunmen opened fire on a car outside Boyle’s Bar in Cappagh, Co Tyrone in 1991, killling three men in the car and one man inside the pub.

Three serving Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) soldiers were arrested and questioned about the UVF murders of four men at Boyle’s Bar in Cappagh, Co Tyro(...)

If approved, Beechlawn’s restaurant would sit beside the Greenhouse on Dublin’s Dawson Street. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A company backed by restaurateur Shane Mitchell and Jobbio entrepreneur John Quinn is looking to open a new restaurant on Dublin’s Dawson Street as pa(...)

Works by Ann Mc Bride at the Clay/Works exhibition at Dublin Castle

Clay/Works, the annual members exhibition of Ceramics Ireland, is open at the Printworks in Dublin Castle and runs until August 31st, showcasing the w(...)

La Stampa hotel on Dawson Street. Photograph: Dave Meehan

AIB sold La Stampa restaurant and night club for €17.5 million despite a €21.5 million offer from an investor recruited by the business’s owner, Louis(...)

I-LOFAR radio telescope on the grounds of Birr Castle.

A sky survey conducted by 200 astronomers has revealed the presence of hundreds of thousands of previously undetected galaxies and has shed light on t(...)

Illustration: Michael Viney

For some weeks it seemed that the acre had lost nearly all its birds. One or two loyal blackbirds screeched from beneath my feet and the odd wren stil(...)

 Fairyland is one of trainer Aidan O’Brien’s entries in the Group One Cheveley Park Stakes at Newbury on Saturday. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Aidan O’Brien’s exciting juvenile star Ten Sovereigns is odds-on to maintain his unbeaten record in Saturday’s Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes at Newmark(...)

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