Sean Buckley

6 results

 Kevin Whelan has been a tour guide for more than 20 years in his hometown of Nenagh in Co Tipperary. Photograph: Alan Place

Ireland’s professional storytellers on sharing their love of history and culture, warring clients and hidden pizzas We all love a good story, bu(...)

Tom Barry: While his IRA activities have been well-covered by historians, relatively little is known about the factors that led him to embark on the road to rebellion.

On November 28th, 1920, a mobile patrol of Auxiliaries was ambushed and destroyed by an IRA flying column led by Tom Barry at Kilmichael, Co Cork. The(...)

Brothers Sean and Michael Buckley outside their Sandycove auctioneering business which is due to close shortly after over 56 years in business. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell for the Irish Times

It is a death of sorts: the closure today (July 25th) , after 56 years of weekly auctions, of Buckley Galleries in Sandycove. “We miss you more, our h(...)

Buckley Galleries, 27/28 Sandycove Road in Co Dublin

Auctioneer brothers Michael and Sean Buckley are hanging up their gavels after a lifetime of selling all kinds of furniture and bric-a-brac from their(...)

Limerick’s Tony McCarthy breaks clear of Antrim’s Patrick Gallagher during the All-Ireland SFC Qualifier Round 1B at  Corrigan Park in Belfast. Photograph: Declan Roughan/Inpho/Presseye

Antrim 0-9 Limerick 2-6 Limerick were forced to enter the lion’s den at Corrigan Park in Belfast to play their All-Ireland SFC qualifier against Antr(...)

An Egyptian man pleaded guilty in New York today to charges stemming from the deadly 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 2(...)