Marjorie Hasler didn’t live to see women vote in a general election for the first time. But she was at the heart of the activism that brought it about.
Donal: A Game for Countrymen?
How could it be that the Irish capital, with its population advantage over the rest of the island, has failed to challenge at the top level of hurling in the same manner that it has come to dominate Gaelic football?
Working-Class Heroines, Reviewed
The stories told by working-class women in inner-city Dublin that are included in Kevin C. Kearns’ book have acquired a new resonance in contemporary Ireland.
It's Time the City of Dublin Had Its Own Museum, Councillors Argue
Dublin used to have a civic museum on South William Street, but it closed for renovations 15 years ago and has never reopened.
In Rathmines, an Old Concert Hall Lies Dormant
Some councillors have long wanted the room in the old Rathmines Town Hall opened up for wider use.
Periwinkles Still Have a Place in Dublin's Food Culture
Methods of serving periwinkles have changed over time. Traditionally, though, they are boiled in seawater and the fleshy meat is pulled out with a pin.
Donal: Olaudah Equiano’s Irish Friends
During his Ireland tour, the author and former slave found “receptive audiences keen to link their own political aspirations to his”.
Donal: Rebel Bookseller
Patrick Byrne was a purveyor of incendiary ideas on eighteenth-century Grafton Street.
The Legend of Jackie Carey
More than any other individual, it was the great Jackie Carey – hailing from Dublin’s north side – who turned the Irish public onto British football, writes historian Donal Fallon.