Gillian Sherrard and her Victorian home in Sandycove which she reconfigured

This year has seen a huge jump in entries to the Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI) awards, says president Mark O’Riain, himself a former winn(...)

Black, or at least dark, is the new grey, according to interior designer Lisa Marconi. She’s put her words into action too in the home she and husb(...)

Kasandra O’Connell, head of the IFI Irish Film Archive: “We will go through every single can [of film containing advertisements made for Irish screens from the 1960s to the 1980s] and make an assessment.”

More than 2,000 damp and mould-infested advertisements made for Irish screens from the 1960s to the 1980s are set to be restored following the Irish F(...)

Brave and bold: Vibrant Dulux shades on the back wall is in Dulux Pink 21RR 35/354 and the mid wall section is in Dulux Orange 70YR 30/651

We’re constantly told that paint is the cheapest and most effective tool for transforming a room yet as a nation we’re notoriously conservative abo(...)

Gavin Slark: “I left school not knowing what I wanted to do, and probably thought I could make it as a drummer.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Gavin Slark, the sturdy chief executive of the Grafton building materials group, strides into a meeting room at its south Dublin headquarters. With(...)

The easiest way to transform a room is with a lick of paint. The right colour can brighten, add depth and even enhance your mood. With so many shad(...)

Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington welcomed yesterday’s ruling, saying: “Today’s CAT judgment is a key milestone on the path toward removing Ryanair from the Aer Lingus share register.”

Ryanair may have just one last avenue of appeal open to it before the UK competition regulator forces the airline to cut its near 30 per cent s(...)

1: “Mr Charles Stanley, the head of British Electronic Industries (the Pye-Ekco group), Sunbeam Wolsey, Unidare and Pye (Ireland), will soon be bac(...)

 Interior  painted with Dulux colours: Dulux paint brand  has also been affected by the high costs of raw materials, such as titanium dioxide, a pigment used in paint

Better-than-expected quarterly operating profits at AkzoNobel caused optimism yesterday that the Dutch paints and chemicals firm will beat its foreca(...)