At a recent auction in London a set of the insignia of the Order of St Patrick, the British state order for Ireland, was sold for €29,800, well above the […]

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Recent election results, both here and across the water, call to mind the apocryphal Chinese curse. Apart from the usual anomaly of the British electoral system’s ability to deliver decisive […]

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July 4 Sat 3pm National Gallery of Ireland, Clare Street, Dublin 2. Irish artists in France, 1860–1915. 8 Wed 1pm National Gallery of Ireland, Clare Street, Dublin 2. Depictions of […]

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July 02/1815 The Salvation Army was founded, following a revival meeting held by William Booth in Whitechapel, London. 06/1815 Charles (Carlo) Bianconi, Italian businessman, started his first car service, between […]

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Heritage Week, 22–30 August 2015 During this year’s Heritage Week (22–30 August) Ireland, along with twenty other countries across Europe, will be celebrating the European Year of Industrial Heritage. Upwards […]

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