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John Shevlin is pictured at St Stephen’s Green on Bloomsday 2020. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

“Bloom plodges forward again. He stands before a lighted house, listening. The kisses, winging from their bowers fly about him, twittering, warbling, (...)

Being too nice for his own basic good, Ross says: ‘Fine, you can tell her it was me.’

Ronan rings me and he’s close to tears. I’m like, “Ro, what’s wrong? Have you been watching Michael Collins with drink on you again?” There’s someth(...)

Paint sales boomed at Woodies. Photograph: iStock

Grafton Group said sales in its Woodie’s DIY, Home and Garden business soared in the last two weeks of May above levels for the same period in 2019, a(...)

Glen Hansard: Covid-19 has halted much of his earning power. Photograph: Mark Stedman

Accumulated profits at the entertainment firm owned by Oscar winner and former busker, Glen Hansard last year increased by more than €90,000 to €1.3 m(...)

Street-facing shops will be allowed to reopen from June 8th. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Dublin City Council is installing temporary public toilet facilities on streets in Dublin as shopping centres, restaurants and pubs remain closed due (...)

Ikea said it would reopen with a number of anti-virus safety measures in place. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ikea is among the major retailers to confirm they will reopen next week, after the Government announced an acceleration of its economic reopening plan(...)

An artist’s impression of the Chatham House development.

Irish housebuilder Lioncor Developments has received planning permission to develop its Dublin city centre Chatham House project into a six-storey “ho(...)

Yes to equality: Panti Bliss (Rory O'Neill) in the courtyard at Dublin Castle on May 22nd, 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

ON THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE REFERENDUM THAT CHANGED HOW WE SAW OURSELVES, SOME OF THE ACTIVISTS INVOLVED REVISIT THAT TIME It’s a diffe(...)

Former taoiseach Dr Garret FitzGerald at home in Ranelagh. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Garret FitzGerald was forced to flee when gardaí carrying batons charged a crowd trying to break into Trinity College Dublin on the eve of Victory in (...)

Then Irish Times editor RM Smyllie  got his revenge on the Irish government censors by rearranging the front page of the newspaper to make a V for victory sign.

At 1.25pm on May 7th, 1945 Germany surrendered to the Allies in the town of Rheims in France, the headquarters of Allied supreme commander Dwight D Ei(...)

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