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Lot 98,The Embarkation of King George IV at Kingstown by William Sadler II depicts the departure of the British monarch in 1821. €12,000–€18,000

Two lots in the forthcoming Whyte’s Irish and International Art sale at the RDS on Monday, March 9th deal with the arrival and departure of two import(...)

Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett, with the chair of the Remembering Edward Bransfield Committee, Jim Wilson, at the unveiling of a monument to Bransfield in his  home village of Ballinacurra in East Cork. Photograph: Barry Roche

Edward Bransfield, the pioneering Irish polar explorer and the first person to officially record discovering Antarctica, has been honoured with the un(...)

Cyrname (L) subjected Altior to a first defeat over jumps at Ascot. Both are still in contention for the King George. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Altior joins Cyrname and Losintranslation among 19 horses still in contention for what promises to be an epic renewal of the Ladbrokes King George VI (...)

 Nico de Boinville riding Altior clear the last to win The bet365 Clebration Steeple Chase at Sandown Park in April. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

Much of jump racing’s pre-Christmas top quality action can have a ‘phoney war’ atmosphere but there’s nothing bogus about the anticipation surroundin(...)

 Rev Prof Declan Marmion, Dean of the Faculty of Theology at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Rev Prof Michael Mullaney, president,  and Rev Dr Tomás Surlis,  pro-rector of the seminary at Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

It is said that (mad) King George III remarked, on the opening in 1795 of St Patrick’s College, Maynooth (“a popish college”), that the event grieved (...)

A suspected member of Sinn Féin is searched at gunpoint by the Black and Tans during the War of Independence, November 1920. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

County Louth Incident IRA attack on a train on Armagh-Louth border Date June 21st, 1921 Fatalities 5 During the Troubles, Dundalk(...)

The main Irish challenger for the Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes  appears to be Ger Lyons’s unbeaten star Siskin. File photograph: Inpho

Aidan O’Brien is facing into a rare role as Group One outsider at Newmarket this weekend. He is the most successful trainer in the history of the Ju(...)

Freed from the shadow of Enable, Aidan O’Brien’s Magical took centre stage in style when leading home a 1-2-3 for her trainer in Saturday’s QIPCO Iris(...)

Ballynahinch by Douglas Alexander (€1,500-€2,500)

The auction by Sean Eacrett of the contents of Prumplestown House takes place at Kilkea Castle golf club on June 25th. Viewings of the 700 lots includ(...)

An original Axminster carpet from the 1770s, designed by the company’s founder, Thomas Whitty, beside a loom from the 1950s, on display inside the Axminster Heritage Centre in Axminster, England.  Photograph: Mary Turner/The New York Times

The royal coat of arms is affixed to a sign on the front of the Axminster Carpets factory, near the train station in a town of 6,000 in southwest Engl(...)

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