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The Great Gatsby at the Gate

The Great Gatsby Gate Theatre, Dublin Until Sep 16 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm, Sun 4pm) Sold out gatetheatre.ie –  In The Great Gatsby, a riveting im(...)

Occasional tantalising vistas open over the patchwork quilt of Ireland’s central lowlands

In past times, it seems, people rarely ventured into the Slieve Bloom Mountains. No heroic myths or tales of epic battles emanate from here. No great (...)

Family time on the balcony. Olivia with Max and James with Mathilda.

It was November 19th, 2016, and my newborn twins, just three days old, lay in the neonatal intensive care unit. They shouldn’t have been born yet, it (...)

A planning application for a U2 museum in Dublin’s docklands is set to be lodged in the coming days. Photograph: Brendan Fitzsimons

Plans for a U2 museum on the site of the band’s recording studio in Dublin’s docklands are at an advanced stage, with a planning application set to be(...)

The 46km Waterford Greenway follows an old railway line between Waterford and Dungarvan, and its billing as ‘the most amazing amenity for Co Waterford ever’ is not without foundation

It is a truth almost universally accepted that Waterford punches below its weight as a tourism destination. Has this problem been overcome? The signs (...)

Rosslare Harbour: the Kurdish family – four adults, two teenagers and two children – were found in a refrigerated container on a Stena Line ferry from Cherbourg, and are now in direct provision

A Kurdish family discovered in “desperate conditions” on board a ferry that arrived at Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford on Thursday are “lucky to be al(...)

Eight Kurdish asylum seekers discovered on a ferry that arrived at Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford on Thursday are currently being housed in Dublin. (...)

At William Partridge’s graveside: Trade unionist Des Geraghty (left) said  Partridge, who died in 1917,  “exposed the atrocious living conditions of workers and their families in the whole of Dublin during his lifetime”. Photograph: Patsy McGarry

Trade unionist Des Geraghty has recalled how a Dublin Corporation study in 1903 established that “virtually 60 per cent of Dublin families, with an av(...)

“C’est bizarre,” observed the female passerby as she looked in the window of Cafe Philippe alongside the medieval market of Carreau De Temple. She was(...)

Charlene McKenna, The Great Gatsby Gate Theatre. Dublin

Forever Peacock Stage at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin. Until July 15th 8pm €14-€18 abbeytheatre.ie For a cemetery, the Père Lachaise can be a lively plac(...)

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