Seamus Taaffe

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Joe O’Farrell (left) of the Shackleton Museum Athy and Sven Habermann of Conservation Letterfrack peer into the cabin in which the explorer died in the Antartic on January 5th, 1922. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Sven Habermann has taken delivery of many fine and fragile objects at his north Connemara workshop, and they come in all shapes, sizes, ages and condi(...)

The Shackleton statue being put in place in Athy, Co Kildare. Photograph: Dom Eaton

A century to the day since Sir Ernest Shackleton rescued the crew of his ship Endurance from Elephant island in the Antarctic ocean, a bronze statue t(...)

Ashling Middleton, Chermaine Carroll, Gemma Nolan and Niamh Doyle died after the car they were travelling in collided with a van near Athy.

The driver of the car in which four friends were killed in Athy last year has been sent forward for trial to Naas Circuit Criminal Court on a dangerou(...)

The Blackrock Rugby grounds at Stradbrook. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Blackrock Rugby Club president Seamus Taaffe says that a deal that will allow Cabinteely FC play League of Ireland football at Stradbrook in the event(...)

A proposed €2.5 million deal that would have seen Cuala GAA club develop and share grounds with Blackrock Rugby Club has been terminated. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

A deal which would have seen Cuala GAA club from Dalkey share grounds with Blackrock College RFC has been terminated after over a year of negotiations(...)