Michael Collins

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny visited a memorial in Copley Square near the finish line of the Boston marathon to lay flowers with Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis today. Photograph: Dominick Reuter/Reuters

Taoiseach Enda Kenny laid flowers at the Copley Square memorial to the Boston marathon blast victims today. In a speech last night to cel(...)

Sinn Fein’s Dessie Ellis: said he was a former political prisoner, as were many leading members of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil in the past

Founders of the Irish State would not be permitted to hold a taxi licence under new legislation to regulate the i(...)

Dick Barry (second from right), then parliamentary secretary (minister of state) to the minister for health, pictured in April 1974 at the annual general meeting of St Ultan’s Hospital in Dublin with JJ Jones, chairman; Anne McEvoy, matron; and Seán Hurley, secretary. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Former Fine Gael TD and minister of state Dick Barry played a prominent role on the Cork political stage but also served as a stalwart for Fine(...)

Bill O’Herlihy to give oration at 91st Collins commemoration

Sports broadcaster Bill O’Herlihy has been chosen to give this year’s address at the annual Michael Collins commemoration at Béal na Bláth in w(...)

AUCTION RESULTS Thursday, May 2nd, Christie’s, London. The Antiquities Sale. A Celtic gold bracelet,£517,875 (£40,000(...)

The works here date from early and late in Lutoslawski’s career. The First Symphony (1941-7), written before the composer found h(...)

Hoarders considering decluttering might take inspiration from the latest amazing find to turn up at auction. A private Co Offaly collection of (...)

You certainly can’t fault Mark O’Connor for ambition. The young Irish director’s follow-up to the noisy, brilliantly shot (...)

Over 90 years after his death, items associated with Michael Collins continue to come to light and attract interest from an extensive circle of(...)

Ireland’s “decade of centenaries” is likely to generate good business for auctioneers selling historical memorabilia. Items associated with the(...)

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