Mike Collins

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Murphys’ lore: the Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland will tell Róisín, Eddie and Cillian Murphy (shown in Peaky Blinders) about their surname. Photographs: Burak Cingi/Redferns/Getty, Daniel Dorsa/NYT, BBC

An online dictionary explaining the meanings and origins of more than 45,000 Irish and British surnames is being made accessible to all in the hope th(...)

 The official crew portrait of the Apollo 11 astronauts:  Neil Armstrong (left), Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin. Photograph: Nasa

The Michael Collins who fought for Irish freedom and the Michael Collins who piloted the Apollo XI command module during the 1969 moon landings had mo(...)

Atlas of the Irish Revolution: the book includes this image of National Army soldiers and barefoot children after the taking of Bruff, Co Limerick, from the IRA in August 1922. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

One of the biggest and most expensive books published in Ireland this year has turned out to be a huge success. Atlas of the Irish Revolution has nea(...)

The Ludgate Hub: “This is the model for rural Ireland’s future,” says founding board member Sean O’Driscoll, of Glen Dimplex.

There are exposed beams, a high ceiling, open-plan offices, funky colours, breakout spaces and an orange kitchen. The Ludgate Hub looks for all the w(...)