Fiachra Ó Marcaigh:  At the age of 25, he was appointed to the board of the weekly magazine Anois, and he would be associated with Irish language publishing for more than 30 years.

Fiachra Ó Marcaigh, who has died at the age of 57 following a short illness, was a pioneering journalist who specialised in writing in the Irish langu(...)

Xybernaut wearable computer 133P, demonstrated on April 21st, 1998; the photo was published in The Irish Times on the 27th. Photograph: AP

In April 1998, Windows 98 crashed live on stage while Bill Gates looked on. Michael Cunningham, in his last outing as editor of The Irish Times “Compu(...)

Stefan Campbell of Armagh holds off the challenge of Down’s Barry O’Hagan during the Ulster SFC quarter-final at Páirc Esler in Newry. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho/Presseye

Down 0-15 Armagh 2-7 While Down manager Eamonn Burns admitted he didn’t enjoy Sunday’s match at Páirc Esler, he must have enjoyed the victory over ne(...)

Down players celebrate their draw against Cork which guaranteed Division Two survival. Photograph: Conor Wyse/Inpho

Cork 1-10 Down 0-13 Down preserved their second division status with a dramatic comeback against Cork at Pairc Ui Rinn on Sunday. Trailing by three (...)

Kavin Walsh’s Galway eased past Down despite being reduced to 14-men. Photograph: Mike Shaughnessey/Inpho

Down 1-13 Galway 3-15 Three second half goals proved enough for 14-man Galway to notched another win in Division 2 and maintain their hopes of winnin(...)

A candle in front of a painting of  David Bowie in Brixton, London, after his death was announced. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

In the wake of David Bowie’s death, the impulse to treat Blackstar like a puzzle to be solved was understandable yet seemed to defeat the point of his(...)

Niall McNamee hit 1-6 from play for Rhode on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Rhode 5-22 Gusserane O’Rahilly’s 0-4 How painful this was for Wexford champions, Gusserane O’Rahilly’s as Rhode simply strolled to the most convincin(...)

Cork’s Mark Collins (l) is tackled by Down’s Peter Turley Photograph: Inpho/Ken Sutton

Cork 0-12 Down 0-7 Cork condemned Down to an immediate return to Division Two next season following a drab tie in demanding conditions at Pairc Ui Ri(...)

Tommy Tiernan, who was perfectly paired with Kevin Barry. Photograph: Nuala Grogan

With a line-up that includes interviews with an array of acclaimed authors, and workshops on publishing and the craft of the short story, there is (...)

Architect Edwin Landseer Lutyens’ most famous unbuilt work in Ireland was his proposal to replace the Ha’penny Bridge with an art gallery for the Hugh Lane collection in 1912

If Edwin Landseer Lutyens had had his way, the Ha’penny bridge wouldn’t exist. When Sir Hugh Lane, who died 100 years ago this year on board the Lu(...)

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