The Time of My Life is a weekly column about a moment that changed someone’s life – for the better or the worse
I remember watching the poet Brendan (...)
Is Irish art finally coming out of the shadow of recession and back into the sun?
There were certainly some glittering prices at Whyte’s Important Ir(...)
When the statue of Lord Carlisle was blown from its plinth in the People’s Garden in the Phoenix Park on July 28th, 1958, the incident was news for on(...)
The most charming article I read last autumn was a short piece by Le Monde journalist Pascale Robert-Diard, titled “#ineverylittletown, tender and gra(...)
You may have seen last month how Fáilte Ireland wants to create a new brand for the Midlands, following on such successes as the Wild Atlantic Way and(...)
When Liam Cosgrave was born his father was in jail.
WT Cosgrave, minister of local government in the underground Dáil administration, had been on the(...)
The owner of Forgney Lodge never intended to live in the area but while looking for a country retreat saw an ad in the paper and travelled down to vi(...)
A few weeks back, the Ordnance Survey Ireland maps website (maps.osi.ie) was taken offline and the worldwide Fraternity of Historic Map Nuts held its (...)
Glassan Village, Co Westmeath
Getting there: Glassan village is on the N55 nine kilometres north of Athlone.(...)
Let’s face it, we all need a bit of a wash and brush-up every now and again. And if you’re standing, day after day, at the busy corner of Dame Street (...)
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