Martin Luther

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John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown’s transatlantic aircraft crossed the Atlantic between St John’s, Newfoundland and Clifden, Ireland on June 15th, 1919. (Photograph: SSPL/Getty Images

It is probably easier to look back and weigh the importance of a particular scientific achievement of the past than to predict how science will influe(...)

Martin Kelleher working on Kelleher’s Christmas Tree Farm, Brannockstown, Naas, Co. Kildare. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Christmas tree farmer, Martin Kelleher says the part of growing Christmas trees he enjoys most is selling them to the public. From December 1st to 23r(...)

May promises under no circumstances will there be a border down the Irish Sea, and no diminishing of the constitutional status of the North within the UK. So say all of us, says Dublin

The view in Government circles in Dublin is more or less consistent – the British are preparing to make compromises on the border backstop in order to(...)

Benjamin Clemantine,Sigrid, Sevdaliza, N.E.R.D, Nina Kraviz and Kendrick Lamar are just a few of our critics top choices.

Sigrid Electric Arena, Saturday, 4.30pm Those Scandies sure know how to a spawn a stellar songstress. Norway’s Sigrid has rapidly become a pop sensat(...)

Writer and thinker Alan Jacobs: one of his maxims is “wait five minutes”.

Alan Jacobs’s witty, clever little book, How To Think: A Survival Guide for a World at Odds, was a welcome Christmas present. It contains provocative (...)

Martin Luther: October 31st was the 500th anniversary of the day Luther hammered his revolutionary theses on to a Wittenberg church door. Photograph: Hendrik Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images

Columnist and academic John Naughton could hardly have chosen a better day on which to do a contemporary take on Martin Luther and post 95 theses(...)

Patrick Rogers is challenged by Madeline Stringer and members of the Unitarian Church on the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther nailing his theses to the Wittenberg church door in 1517, re-enacted  on St Stephen’s Green. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Although October 31st, 1517, is usually regarded as the starting point of the Protestant Reformation, with the nailing of the ninety-five theses to th(...)

Opening up the Bible to the laity: a page of a 1642 edition of Martin Luther’s translation into German of the Bible. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty

Protestantism will have much to celebrate next Tuesday as it marks its 500-year anniversary as a distinct strand of Christianity. From small beginning(...)

Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.

One of the foremost historians on the first World War war has compared US President Donald Trump to Kaiser Wilhelm II. Professor Margaret MacMillan,(...)

A sculpted relief of theologian Martin Luther  in Wittenberg, Germany. Photograph:  Sean Gallup

It seems almost unthinkable that a relatively routine event by a young academic in a recently founded university in a small German city would be remem(...)

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