Sean Lemass

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The assembly line at the Ford Motor Company in Cork where the Escort and Cortina were made

By the time that motor assembly finally came to an end in Ireland in 1984, there were in excess of 100 companies making automotive parts here. This wa(...)

The Dunloe Hotel and Gardens in Beaufort, Killarney opened last week after 18 months of refurbishment and €19 million expenditures. The blocky hotel (...)

The spring Ideal Home Show is back at the RDS on April 20th-22nd.

“There is a huge buzz about renovations at the moment,” says Sean Lemass, managing director of show organiser SDL Exhibitions. “We are seeing more inv(...)

 A view of a park in Ballybrack, Co Dublin, during the recent snow. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The “Beast from the East” was melting into the pavements and front gardens of Ballybrack – consigned to memories and history – when we visited the pla(...)

John Redmond, John Bruton suggested, was a “better model for a 21st-century world than are those who did not accept the necessity for compromise”.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he could envisage a successor of his coming from the unionist tradition. Mr Varadkar referenced the controversial decisi(...)

Political portraits: Peter Dwan’s favourite is that of Charles Mr Haughey, which showed “great presence”

A unique series of portraits of all 13 former taoisigh has unexpectedly come to light, and will be sold at auction next week. But the identity of the (...)

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage speaking at the Freedom to Prosper conference at the RDS. Photograph: Bryan Meade

What Europhile quisling said this: “Ireland belongs to Europe by history, tradition and sentiment no less than by geography. Our destiny is bound up w(...)

Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, who died along with her crewmates Capt Mark Duffy, Ciarán Smith and Paul Ormsby while on a search and rescue mission in March. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
Rest in peace ... They died in 2017
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JANUARY 8 – Peter Sarstedt, English singer/songwriter – Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)? – age 75 9 – TK Whitaker, economist and former public servan(...)

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(...)

Ideal Home Show: 240 stands spread across almost three acres at the RDS

The Ideal Home Show runs from October 27th-30th at the RDS Simmonscourt Pavilion in Ballbridge Dublin 4. Upwards of 26,000 people are expected to visi(...)

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