Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland secured a silver medal at the European Junior Rowing Championships in Essen, Germany on Sunday. The Ireland and German junior coxed fours pro(...)

The Irish junior men’s coxed four won their heat in Germany on Saturday morning. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s young rowers impressed on a big stage this morning. The junior men’s coxed four won their heat to qualify directly for the A Final of the Eu(...)

Photograph: Patrick Smith/Getty Images

One of the most positive stories in Irish rowing has been the support provided by the Ireland Funds. Without drawing attention to itself, the philanth(...)

Anthony Molloy of Donegal is tackled by Dublin’s Paul Bealin  in  the 1992   All-Ireland  final. Photograph: Inpho

A lot has happened since the first weekend of April in 1992. Croke Park has been entirely redeveloped, the last of the GAA bans was struck down, and t(...)

 I The door knocker of the Headquarters of the Irish Georgian Society on South William Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

It was a brief letter to The Irish Times from Desmond Guinness that got the ball rolling. Writing in July 1957, he lamented that the old Georgian Soci(...)

The G.P.O. 1916 by Thomas Ryan

In 1966 a young Irish artist decided to create his own commemoration of the 1916 Rising as the State celebrated the event’s 50th anniversary. Thomas R(...)

Charles Haughey:  surely he and Mara did not think Keane was going to hotfoot it down to Temple Bar to open an experimental black box theatre space

‘I happened to go into the Shelbourne Hotel one day and PJ Mara was there. Naturally enough we had a refreshment, and he said ‘the Bossman is coming i(...)

Martin Keane outside the Oliver St John Gogarty in Temple Bar, probably Dublin’s most profitable – and expensive – pub, with a pint of Heineken costing €8. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Martin Keane, the publican and developer at the centre of the stalled €100 million Iveagh Market regeneration project, radiates the rare auld times. H(...)

Ravenhall, the developer that built Melfort on Newtownpark Avenue in Blackrock, St Thomas Wood in Mount Merrion and Berehaven Place in Raheny, has be(...)