A CORK city house that has been a life-saving, holistic home-from-home for many hundreds of persons given cancer diagnoses now looks set to return to private, family accommodation and ‘domestic service’ once more.
There’s much to tempt collectors at Fonsie Mealy’s sale next week, says Des O’Sullivan.
One of the leading republican activists of his generation and often remembered for the circumstances of his death, Terence MacSwiney’s life reveals a complex character, says Robert Hume
Revelations about child sexual abuse in the Irish scouting movement are truly shocking.
Gardai are examining footage from security cameras in the vicinity of St Stephen's Green to try to identify who was responsible for throwing paint over the Haunting Soldier sculpture.
Forts and Martello towers dotted around Cork Harbour and what was once the biggest gunpowder factory in the British empire could soon be designated as Unesco World Heritage sites.
Corralling people into concentration camps and abusing their human rights neither began nor ended with the Holocaust.
One hundred years ago today, Dave Gallaher died at the Battle of Passchendaele. He was born in Donegal in 1873.
2016 was a year of commemorations, writes Josephine Fenton, but one was overlooked, at least in Ireland, if not in the Middle East: the hundredth anniversary of the Sykes-Picot agreement signed on May 16, 1916.
A Terence MacSwiney play was watched over the weekend by his grandson — almost 80 years after his own mother played a lead role in the last Cork production.
Soldiers in Irish units of the British Army called on to quash the fighting at the GPO,
Listed jointly with Sherry-Fitzgerald Country Homes and Roscrea agents Sherry Fitzgerald Fogarty, the stunning Tulach Nore near Portlaoise (28km from the town) is a 255-acre residential farm of impressive dimensions.
Sinéad Callanan, a student of Castletroy College in Limerick, was a prizewinner in the all-island Decade of Centenaries schools essay competition for this study of Na Fianna Éireann
All eyes are on the capital this month. Caroline Delaney pays a visit to the city’s Fitzwilliam Hotel.
Steve Wall is among the stars of a major new TV drama about the Irish in the Klondike, writes Richard Fitzpatrick
Medals awarded to the captain of the ill-fated Lusitania during a long and distinguished career will be auctioned in England next month, with a £25,000-plus (€34,270) guide price.
The sale of Archdeacon Tom Duggan’s military cross, OBE and Second World War medals at Woodwards in Cork last week demonstrates the power of an exceptional lot.
The man behind a pantheon of villains made his name as a ‘rough and muscular’ update of Dracula
John Daly travels far south for the first time — but this is no backpack trek — this is a Branston safari....
When he died on a WW1 battlefield Basil Maclear was an Irish rugby star and acknowledged by many of the early game’s greats
The 50th anniversary of Winston Churchill’s death has, predictably, generated many articles including one by a journalist who tried to equal Churchill’s daily intake of booze, cigars, etc only to stagger to unsteady defeat.
A collection of vintage fishing memorabilia from Day’s of Cork are a feature lot at Marsh’s sale next Saturday at noon.
A century ago the theft in Dublin Castle exposed a bunch of ‘unsavoury characters’ at the top of society. It was a scandal, says Caomhan Keane.
From 1700 to the end of the First World War, almost 2m Irish men died fighting for British kings and queens, according to a new RTÉ documentary.
"Frankly, I had enjoyed the war," he said after biting off his own fingers
Grianne Seoige and Des Cahill present Up For The Match on RTÉ One tonight.
The unionist Lord Mayor of Belfast joined his Dublin counterpart today in paying tribute together to the shared sacrifice of Ireland's war dead.
You’re My Little Star by Julia Hubery and Cee Biscoe (Little Tiger; €8.35 HB) is an easy-to-follow board book for babies.
We have fought bravely and died brutally in wars ranging from the Napoleonic to the Boer to World War 11. The Fighting Irish is the story of our finest, says Richard Fitzpatrick
A 178-year-old tortoise is believed to be the world's oldest living animal.
The Churchills: A Family at the Heart of History
THE Queen will be presented with one of her favourite types of jewellery in Cork today — a stunning hand-crafted silver brooch.
150 years ago Victoria made what is undoubtedly the most famous visit by a member of the British royal family to these shores. Ryle Dwyer revisits the eight days that marked the start of a very valuable tourism trade.
South Africa’s president appealed for calm today after white supremacist leader Eugene Terreblanche was bludgeoned to death by two of his farm workers in an apparent dispute over wages.
PLANS have been drawn for a multi-million euro upgrading of an army camp in north Cork which will include remote controlled pop-up targets, FBI-style urban combat training sets and a vehicle cross-country course.
Beyers Naude, an Afrikaner cleric who spent half his life using the Bible to justify apartheid before becoming one of the anti-apartheid movement’s most important moral voices, died early today.
I AM editing a volume on the writings of Major John MacBride (1868-1916).
A Dublin-born soldier killed while serving with the British army in Iraq was posthumously honoured tonight for his role in the war.
Australia will investigate claims that century-old graves of soldiers who died during the Boer War in South Africa have been looted, the country's government said today.
YOUR readers may be interested to learn of one of their heroes, Lt Col WJ English VC (Victoria Cross).
THE body of the Irish soldier killed in Iraq with the British Army, Lance Corporal Ian Keith Malone, was flown back along with six other bodies to a British air base yesterday.
AN Irishman serving with the British Army was killed on Sunday in the battle for Basra.
THE War Research Society has been established now for several years, and I have been appointed as the representative for Ireland.
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