Rosita Boland

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The bar with sparkling carpet at Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud on Merrion Street in Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Flower power at Powerscourt You know how it goes: You see a picture in a magazine. You assemble the prescribed bits and bobs – twigs, wire-cutters, g(...)

Sir, – Rosita Boland interviews and writes about a number of Irish Americans from my hometown of Boston who have never been here and don’t know much a(...)

Creative Lab: Glen McCormak with one of the drawings from his animation project. Photograph: Alan Betson

‘Tubes connected to back of dress for alien effect,” is one of the notes that Antoinette Farrell, who is 17, and Chelsea Burke, who is 16, made for th(...)

There are 10 beautiful, evocative and tongue-in-cheek ways to say something in Irish that the English language only offers up one for.  Photograph: Martin Siepmann/Getty

As students march into the Irish exam today, some will do so with joy and happiness. Others will carry bitter resentment at a subject they feel corra(...)

Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys with the Edward Laurence Keegan medal, which she unveiled with ‘Irish Times’ managing director Liam Kavanagh and Keegan’s grandsons Ian Gourley (l) and Tony Keegan (r). Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Irish Times has bought at auction the 1916 medal of a former employee, Edward Laurence Keegan, who was dismissed from his job in 1916 after parti(...)

Impossibly photogenic: the Tiger’s Nest, or Taktsang Palphug, monastery, Bhutan’s most sacred site. Photograph: EyesWideOpen/Getty

I don’t know who wrote the signs along the road that goes from Bhutan’s international airport, at Paro, to Thimphu, the tiny capital, but like almost(...)

More than 20 years ago, I spent several weeks in Budapest. It was part of a seven-month ad-hoc journey that I made around parts of Eastern Europe, whi(...)

Sarah McSharry enjoys the ambiance on Culture Night. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Cities and towns across Ireland came alive as more than 350,000 people gathers to celebrate Culture Night and peek behind closed doors. There were at(...)

The doors and basements of Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Downstairs Dublin on Culture Night
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  • September 12, 2015, 11:45

Next Friday night is Culture Night, and here at the Magazine we are doing our bit to bring the capital alive, with some help from our friends in Th(...)

Take Me Home is a well-stocked wool shop run by husband and wife Aine and Sean Carey

When you say “Dundrum” these days, most people associate it with a large self-contained destination shopping centre. But Dundrum was a proper s(...)

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