King Sitric

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Anthony Bourdain at John Kavanagh’s ‘The Gravediggers’ pub in Glasnevin with Ciaran Kavanagh, and Alfreda O’Brien Kavanagh. Photograph: John Kavanagh’s ‘The Gravediggers’
Anthony Bourdain’s Dublin

Chefs’ and journalists’ work by their very nature touches and connects with people. One of the things that made the late Anthony Bourdain special was (...)

The King Sitric in Howth:  picturesque  views of the harbour, the marina and Ireland’s Eye. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

With views of Howth harbour, the marina and Ireland’s Eye, the setting of the King Sitric restaurant is picturesque to say the least. “Nice morning. W(...)

A few weeks ago I trekked up a weedy unpromising slope into a magical place. It’s the NCAD Community Garden where I met a philosopher composter. Al(...)

1014: Dublin 1,000 years ago, based on research by Dr Patrick Wallace. Illustration: Simon Dick/National Museum of Ireland

Can we envision Dublin before a city stood by the Liffey? What sort of environment did Dubliners of 1014 live in? We can make some reasonable g(...)

Victor: Brian Boru at Clontarf in 1014, painted in 1914 by James Ward. Photograph: courtesy of Dublin City Council

April 23rd is the 1,000th anniversary of the death of Brian Boru, the most famous and, arguably, the greatest Irishman before the modern era. H(...)