Louise Ryan

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Brenda Malone, curator of IRA Intelligence File at the National Museum of Ireland, with hair believed to have been sheared, and found in the possession of Michael Barry when arrested in 1920, is among items which appear in the exhibition Irish Wars 1919 to 1923 at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Evidence that violence perpetrated against women was an integral aspect of the conflict during the War of Independence and has only belatedly been ack(...)

Women queuing to cast their votes for the first time in the 1918 general election. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

“The political wiseacres are busy prophesying a General Election before Xmas. It will mean an anxious time for the party politicians of every school, (...)

Marking the centenary of women’s suffrage at Leinster House in January 2018 were (back row, from left): Seán Ó Fearghaíl, Ceann Comhairle, Alice Mary Higgins, Catherine Martin, Fiona O’Loughlin, Ivana Bacik, Denis O’Donovan, Cathaoirleach, and Senator Gabrielle McFadden; (front row, from left): Meg O’Brien, Megan O’Malley and Evelyn O’Keeffe. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

This year marks the centenary of the passing of the 1918 Act which provided Irish women with the right to vote for the first time. Legislation passed (...)

French singer Severine reads the Sunday Independent newspaper in her hotel on 4th April, the day after she won the 1971 Eurovision Song Contest with the song ‘Un banc, un arbre, une rue’ for Monaco in Dublin, Ireland on 3rd April 1971. Photograph: Rolls Press/Popperfoto/Getty Images

Revisiting another facet of the colourful history of print journalism in Ireland would hardly justify even a faint cry of “Hold the front page”. At le(...)

April 23rd: The History Hedge School. The cause of Labour? - the 1918 general strike against conscription Padraig Yeates, Sarah Ann Buckley, Todd Morr(...)

Ciaran Cummings, manager of Elbow Lane Brewery and Smokehouse, at the Start-Up Stall at Cork’s English Market, where the makers of Smokehouse Sauce are running a 24days24ways initiative during their guest trader residency

The English Market in Cork has come up with a novel way of supporting new food businesses by offering them short term use of a designated stall within(...)

As well as making sorbet and dairy-free ice-cream, Louise Ryan and Aisling Murphy run a branding and design agency in Cork called Ball & Socket

FROZEN GOODIES IN HEALTHY RECIPES A raspberry and rose sorbet, sweetened with organic agave, was one of just 14 products in the Republic to win three-(...)

Park House: the 10,501sq m office block and adjoining two-storey Kirwan House were offered for sale last July at €7.5m but there were no takers

Allsop Space has cut the asking price by 20 per cent to €6 million for two office buildings to be sold beside the planned new Dublin Institute of Tech(...)

A partially-occupied office block with obvious redevelopment potential beside the planned new DIT campus at Grangegorman, Dublin 7, goes for sale toda(...)

Offers of about €3 million are being sought for the Boulevard Shopping Centre in Bray, Co Wicklow, which goes for sale today on the instructions of jo(...)