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The 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong taking his first steps on the moon was marked this year

Are you one of those people who felt the chill hand of mortality on their shoulder when they heard this summer that it was 25 years since Portishead h(...)

Qing dynsasy lacquer cinnabar box achieved €15,000 against its reserve of €50-€100 through Mullen’s

Auction results Tuesday, July 23rd Fonsie Mealy, Chatsworth Summer Fine Art Auction Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny Vivien Greene’s dolls houses achieved t(...)

One of two stamps issued by An Post on July 4th, 2019, to commemorate the moon landing. The word gealach (Irish for moon) appears incorrectly as gaelach (meaning Irish)

Just over 50 years after Neil Armstrong took one small step for a man and one giant leap for mankind, An Post has had to take some steps of its own af(...)

Catherine (Cady) Coleman with fans at Dublin’s IMAX theatre on Thursday. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

As a space-mad child, Catherine (Cady) Coleman missed the moon landings in 1969. She was eight going on nine and staying at her grandparents house in (...)

Nasa handout photo of astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the moon. Photograph: Nasa/PA Wire

Mary Coughlan (singer) What were you doing in 1969? I was 13 and listening to Radio Luxembourg all the time! Just being a teenager around Galway a(...)

“In our part of the world, it was really July 21st, 1969, when Neil Armstrong took that “one small step”, in inglorious black and white.”

Today’s the day. So many memories. So little space. July 20th, 1969, was one of those historic days when most of us alive can truly say of it: “Yes(...)

‘Two men walk on the Moon’: A section of the front page of The Irish Times on July 21st, 1969

It was Monday, February 22nd, 1965, and a headline on the front page of The Irish Times asked a vital question about the moon: will man sink into the (...)

John Shinnors Lot’s Wife €18,000- €22,000, Dolan’s Art Auction.

Forthcoming auctions Saturday, July 20th: O’Donovan Auction Rooms, Newcastlewest, Co Limerick to include old GAA medals, Limerick silver and period (...)

Cadbury’s moon landing recreation: one small step for chocolate-makers, one sweet treat for mankind. Photograph: Jacob King/PA

Image of the week: Chocolate moon Tomorrow marks 50 years since Neil Armstrong beat Buzz Aldrin by about 20 minutes to become the first man on the mo(...)

Astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin on the moon on July 20th, 1969, during the Apollo 11 mission. Photograph: Nasa/Liaison

There are constant clicks and beeps, a steady background hiss of static both from the fact that the signal had to travel nearly 400,000km there and 40(...)

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