Immanuel Chirwa (18), who sat this year’s Leaving Cert while living in direct provision. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Immanuel Jayden Chirwa (18), originally from South Africa, is one of about 22 asylum seekers who sat the Leaving Cert this year. He lives in Mosney (...)

Hobby Horses by Jack B Yeats, one of the paintings for auction at Dolan’s of Clifden this weekend

Monday (August 3rd) Victor Mee Auctions, Cloverhill, Belturbet, Co Cavan. Antiques and garden (furniture) auction at 2pm. A late 19th-century l(...)

Harry Kernoff’s painting ‘The Mall, Castlebar (Co Mayo)’, estimated at €6,000 to €10,000, for sale at Dolan’s two-day auction to be held in Clifden

Dolan’s Art Auction House is holding a two-day art and antiques auction in Clifden, Co Galway, during the bank holiday weekend. Viewing begins next T(...)

Declan Maher had worked for AIB for 28 years up to the time of his dismissal in 2011.

A bank manager who breached the trust of AIB and was fired, has won his case for unfair dismissal and has been awarded €25,000.The action of Declan Ma(...)

Carraroe, Connemara by Charles Lamb, (€7,500-€8,500) at Dolans Art Auction Summer auction

The World’s Fair held in Chicago in 1933 attracted 48 million visitors between May and November. The event, titled “A Century of Progress,” featured, (...)

Niamh Boyce, ‘The Herbalist’. Winner of The Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year

The Irish publishing world celebrated the best in Irish writing last night, at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards. More than 500 guests atte(...)

Clifden, Co Galway: €895,000, Matt O’Sullivan Auctioneers
Take Five

Ireland: Co GalwayMatt O’Sullivan Auctioneers is seeking €895,000 for this four-bed house on the Errislannan Peninsula overlooking Mannin Bay in Conn(...)

Twenty-one Irish bathing spots have been stripped of top marks for water quality because of last year’s record wet summer, environment watchdog(...)