Robert Emmet

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Lot 262 at the auction by Bonhams is a signed photograph of WB Yeats bearing the inscription: “For Belinda Duncan from WB Yeats Nov 24 1932” (€1,700-€2,300).

Monday: Mullen’s, Laurel Park, Woodbrook, Bray, Co Wicklow House clearance sale of a property on Wellington Road in Dublin 4, along with other items (...)

CGI artist’s impression of the Prism building, Cork

“If Apple was coming to Cork today it wouldn’t be going up to Hollyhill; it would be directed to all that space in the docklands which, incidentally, (...)

The annual St Patrick’s Day parade in Washington DC has been cancelled. File photograph: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images.

The annual St Patrick’s Day parade in Washington DC has been cancelled due to a “precarious financial position” partly created by heightened security (...)

Martha Wilmot returned to Ireland in 1808, laden with Russian books, manuscripts and costumes, priceless jewellery, and most valuable of all, her diaries detailing over five years’ residence in Russia.

In late 1807, 32-year-old Cork woman Martha Wilmot sat at a writing desk in a Russian palace and declared herself “a Prisoner in the true sense of the(...)

Brother Allen with Christopher Brady, Liam O’Brien and Michael Molloy, compositors and printers of the 1916 Proclamation.

Brother William Palladius Allen, better known as WP, joined the staff of the O’Connell School in North Richmond Street in the years before the Easter(...)

Knightsbridge-based interior designer Karen Howes has stamped her signature style on to more illustrious London addresses then you’d find on a Monopol(...)

No overground trace of the abbey now remains, except in local place names

History has a bad habit of not being as quotable as we like to think. Take, for example, the question King Henry II is once and famously supposed to h(...)

Trinity College  historian Patrick Geoghegan also hosts a radio show. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has hired a prominent Trinity College historian to assist him with research and speechwriting. Patrick Geoghegan is professor (...)

David Lynch has been involved with Drug Treatment Court for nearly a year. “In 2013 and I ended up homeless, back on the streets again and back in addiction ... they gave me another chance to come back. It’s after helping me an awful lot.” Photograph: Eric Luke

There was an unusually festive atmosphere in Green Street Courthouse just before Christmas, as a Christmas tree stood in the corner of the room where(...)

Gabriel Doherty of the School of History at UCC said that there has been an unfortunate tendency to take individual sentences, phrases and concepts from the Proclamation out of the text and interpret them as representative of the whole document. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Easter Rising Proclamation should be considered in its entirety and not parsed into its constituent parts if it is to be viewed as the foundationa(...)

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