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The royal treatment

If having a gallery of modern art is a pre-requisite for a modern city, James Butler will be resting easily in his grave. In 2012, 63,642 people graced the doors of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA). Butler, 1st … Continue reading

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The green fields of orange

History leaves confusing signals in its trail, even for its earnest pupils. Visitors who arrive on this island at this time of year will hear a lot about Northern Ireland’s marching season, but perhaps wonder why the Orange Order commemorates … Continue reading

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Temptations in the Garden

It didn’t make Ireland’s top 10 most visited free attractions or its top 10 paid-for attractions in 2013, as published this week by Fáilte Ireland this week. It falls under both categories and is one of Ireland’s outdoor treasures. On … Continue reading

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