Michael Hogan

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Transilience by David Sweeney: ‘I wanted a stark contrast either with the colour or the texture’

David Sweeney’s last appearance for Dublin at Croke Park came in the 2009 Leinster hurling final, against Kilkenny, before the curtain fell on his cou(...)

The focal point for the centenary commemorations will be a new Remembering Bloody Sunday exhibition at the GAA Museum.

The GAA Museum at Croke Park has launched an extensive schedule of events to mark the centenary of Bloody Sunday later this year. Starting with the Mu(...)

The Abbey Theatre is to mark the 100-year anniversary of Bloody Sunday with 14 productions representing the 14 civilians who were killed. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Abbey Theatre in collaboration with the GAA is to mark the 100th anniversary of Bloody Sunday next November with a series of productions to be sta(...)

GAA president John Horan with Tom Ryan, director general GAA, and Monsignor Eoin Thynne at the unveiling of headstones on the graves of Jerome O’Leary (10), Michael Feery (40) and Patrick O’Dowd (57) who were among the 14 people killed at Croke Park on  Bloody Sunday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

By mid-morning on Sunday, November 21st, 1920, the centre of Dublin had plunged headlong into wild chaos. All around Dublin Castle, the traditional se(...)

 Tracey Kennedy, chairperson Cork County Board, with Kevin Fahive, Cork football manager Ronan McCarthy and Tom Clancy at the launch of the  jersey to commemorate former lord mayors Tomás MacCurtain and Terence McSwiney. Photograph: Jim Coughlan

In what promises to be a busy year of commemoration for the GAA, local projects are in the news with Cork GAA on Thursday night launching the commemor(...)

Glebe House occupiers draped a banner from two upstairs windows saying, “Raise the Roof 2.30pm, October 3rd” in reference to a housing protest outside Dáil Éireann at that time. Photograph: Kathleen Harris/The Irish Times

Housing activists in Dublin occupied a large, vacant house in the south of the city on Saturday. The landmark building, Glebe House in Crumlin Villag(...)

It was at the Battle of Churubusco, on August 20th 1847, that the San Patricios battalion acquired its legendary status in Mexico. Image: J. Cameron/Wikicommons

Just after dawn on September 10th, 1847, the residents of San Ángel, a village on the outskirts of Mexico City, awoke to the sound of carts rattling i(...)

 Dolores O’Riordan of performing with The Cranberries in Cognac, France, in 2016. She died on Monday at the age of  46. Photograph: Guillaume Souvant/AFP/Getty Images

Dolores O’Riordan, one of Ireland’s most influential contemporary rock stars died suddenly at a hotel in in London on Monday morning. She was in the U(...)

Bonnettstown House

 A long straight avenue leads to the wide stone steps and front door of Bonnettstown House. In a couple of weeks’ time this will be carpeted with(...)

2 Auburn Avenue, Donnybrook

2 Auburn Avenue, Donnybrook When they were built in 1901, the terraced houses on the south side of Auburn Avenue in Donnybrook, Dublin 4, overlooke(...)

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