ANYONE who remembers the visit of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip to Ireland in May 2011 will recall not just the grandeur of events in Dublin Castle an Áras an Uachtaráin but also their trip to the Rock of Cashel, the National Stud in Kildare, and the Coolmore Stud in Co Tipperary.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2016
TIME was when the traditional Irish thatched cottage was associated with rural poverty. Then, there was a change in perception when photographer John Hinde — a man who always portrayed Ireland as a land of perpetual sunshine and blue skies — came along. His postcards featuring such cottages went all over the world.
Mon, 13 Apr, 2015
The cash-strapped Office of Public Works is to open concessions, such as restaurants and playgrounds, at 17 of the country’s most popular heritage sites in order to generate funds to pay for all the heritage locations it operates across the country.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2013