Sean Whelan

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 Caravaggio, The Taking  of Christ (detail). Courtesy of National Gallery of Ireland.

In the immediate aftermath of the Easter Rising, the defeated rebels were gathered in the gardens of the Rotunda Hospital. Some 250 of them were cramp(...)

Rory McGee from the Shelbourne bar in Cork who set a  world record for making Irish Coffees in three minutes. Photograph: Julien Behal

A new Guinness World Record for making Irish coffees was set in Dublin on Saturday by Rory McGee of the Shelbourne bar in Cork who made 49 Irish coffe(...)

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(...)

Carlow’s Séamus Murphy is tackled by Dublin’s Paddy Smyth and Darragh O’Connell  during the Leinster SHC round-robin game at  Netwatch Cullen Park. Photograph:  Ken Sutton/Inpho

Carlow 1-13 Dublin 2-22 Playing for all the second half with 14 players, Dublin were easy winners over Carlow in the Leinster Senior Hurling Champion(...)

Britain bound: Sean Whelan, RTÉ’s next London correspondent.

RTÉ News has appointed Sean Whelan as its new London correspondent. Mr Whelan has been economics correspondent with the broadcaster for the past nine(...)

 Over 3,000 people took part in the St Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The sun was the biggest star at Dublin’s St Patrick’s Day parade due to its unexpected appearance. Forecasters had threatened parade-goers with rain (...)

Louis O’Hara (Athenry) celebrates holing a  35 foot putt on the 16th green in the final of the Barton Shield the  AIG Cups and Shields Finals at Thurles Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Serenaded first by The Fields of Athenry and then swallowed in the embrace of friends and family, the Athenry golfers and their caddies, who won the (...)

David Brady and Cian Feeney from Maynooth University winners of the first Irish Student Sixes Tournament at The Heath GC last week.

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD last week announced that golf will benefit from Sport Ireland funding of €758,000 in 2018 (...)

Woven Skull: outlier music that sorts the aficionados from the neophytes

Friday 25th OUT WHERE THE TRAINS DON’T RUN Woven Skull – Jigsaw, Belvedere Court, Dublin, 8pm, E8 (byob) facebook.com/WovenSkull – Mysterious, underg(...)

Former deputy editor of The Irish Times James “Jim” Downey  at his home in Monkstown, Co Dublin, in October 2009. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

James Downey had journalism and politics in his blood, but last Wednesday he decided he could wait no longer for a government to be formed, mourners a(...)