The Scottish owner of the Tullamore D.E.W. brand, William Grant & Sons, opened the first new Irish distillery on a greenfield site in over 100 years on 17 September 2014 […]

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One of history’s great mysteries came closer to being solved with the discovery of a shipwreck in the Canadian Arctic. John Franklin’s 1845 expedition to find the North-West Passage ended […]

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Sir Patrick Dun’s Hospital was opened on Artichoke Road, later renamed Grand Canal Street, in 1808. It was built partially using funds bequeathed by Sir Patrick to the Royal College […]

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Let’s hear it for John Bruton, whose recent pronouncements (negative) on the 1916 Rising and (positive) on the enactment (subsequently suspended) of Home Rule on 18 September 1914 have stimulated […]

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November 4 Tues 8.30pm Kilmacanogue History Society, Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs, Delgany, Co. Wicklow. Wicklow’s Irish ANZACS, Jeff Kildea. Adm. ?3. 5 Wed 6.30pm Old Dublin Society, Dublin […]

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