Padraig Pearse

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Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion, Graves, 1961, Twelve bottles, in their original wooden case achieved €29,000 (€12,000–€16,000) at Adam’s Fine Wine sale

 There were strong results at the recent Fine Wine and Spirits auction held by Adam’s of St Stephen’s Green on August 10th. With more than 95 pe(...)

Family members following the remains of Brendan Halligan after his funeral Mass at the Church of Holy Spirit, Ballyroan, Dublin. Photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Brendan Halligan was Irish and European to the core, his funeral was told on Thursday morning. He was “the embodiment in one man of a plurality of ide(...)

Seán Boylan and Trevor Giles celebrate Meath’s Leinster victory in 2001. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

“A Cavan man with no success whatsoever in Gaelic football,” Alan Bradley tells me, as if perfectly on cue. Because there is no scarcity of contradic(...)

Passengers wearing masks on public transport in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

As many people on Twitter will tell you, the compulsory wearing of masks is really a plot by George Soros, Big Mask and the Illuminati to take away ou(...)

A dejected Seán Cavanagh after the 2017 semi-final against Dublin in Croke Park. File photograph: Inpho

Three-time All-Ireland winner Seán Cavanagh doesn’t deserve to be “crucified” for referring to the North as “up here in the UK”, according to the man (...)

Lucy Agnes Smyth (L) with her daughter Sheila O’Leary at their home at Old Cabra Road in Dublin.Photograph: Meabh

When the worldwide call from the Irish health services came to Irish citizens, for frontline assistance with the emerging Covid-19 crisis in Ireland, (...)

In the days of ‘Breaking Ball’, the GAA television programme in which I had an involvement, one of the most popular elements was a strand called ‘Heav(...)

Irish 19th-century elliptical side table €2,500-€3,500 at Hegarty Antiques

Tuesday, December 10th Fonsie Mealy, Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan, Co Dublin, Rare Irish books and general sale. In excess of €350,000 realised wit(...)

Lea-Wilson's widow, Dr Marie Lea-Wilson, came to prominence when a painting she purchased at an auction in 1924 turned out to be identified in 1990 as Caravaggio's masterpiece.

County: Wexford Incident: Killing of RIC officer Percival Lea-Wilson Date: June 15th, 1920 Fatalities: 1 IRA volunteers in Wexfor(...)

In a Word . . .

There we are, half the year gone and not a child in the house washed! It is such a cliché to repeat that as one gets older, time just disappears. But,(...)

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