Even in pre-Boom times, and before the Luas arrived to improve connections, sites off Brennanstown Road were highly desirable. The owners of Felici(...)

When it comes to houses along the Irish coastline, it’s easy to trot out clichés along the lines of inspirational views, but in the case of Brett M(...)

Crosthwaite Park is one of those lovely, peaceful squares that are dotted across Dublin like hidden gems. The park was laid out in the mid-1800s by(...)


For sheer beauty, it would be difficult to think of a better address than Shearwater. On the Wild Atlantic Way, Ring of Kerry and Kerry Way, th(...)

Spot the difference: SuicideGirls are undercutting Richard Prince by 99.9 per cent. Photograph: SuicideGirls

Which is most valuable, originality or celebrity? Being the first or being the best? The Royal Hibernian Academy’s 185th Annual Exhibition offers ple(...)

Some of the nicest old houses share a sense of their past with you. This isn’t dull and dusty history, rather the fascinating stories of how people(...)

Just off Church Road in Killiney, Tudor Lodge is a house that has been, quite literally, turned upside down. We’re standing outside in the sunshine(...)

When the famous playwright JM Synge wanted to get away from it all to write his dramas about Irish peasant life, he opted for the Aran Islands, a s(...)

Back in the day, Secrora, on Killiney Hill Road, was home to tennis hero Joshua Pim. Pim – whose family were also reputed to have invented the favouri(...)

Architect Edwin Landseer Lutyens’ most famous unbuilt work in Ireland was his proposal to replace the Ha’penny Bridge with an art gallery for the Hugh Lane collection in 1912

If Edwin Landseer Lutyens had had his way, the Ha’penny bridge wouldn’t exist. When Sir Hugh Lane, who died 100 years ago this year on board the Lu(...)