Carol Booth in her studio in Abbeyleix, Co Laois. During the heyday of the Celtic Tiger mirrors and overmantels “were flying out the door”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sunlight in solid form is how the artist Carol Booth describes the effect of the gilded surface. A practitioner of the ancient craft of gilding for th(...)

Harry Crosbie.

Developer Harry Crosbie has been chosen as the first recipient of the Dublin Docklands Lifetime Achievement award. Mr Crosbie has been a force behind (...)

The Unicorn Restaurant on Merrio Row, Dublin. A statement on the restaurant’s website said: ‘circumstances have meant we have to leave and the restaurant is now closed’.

The Unicorn Restaurant, one of Dublin’s best-known Italian restaurants and a favourite haunt of the rich and famous, will reopen despite now be(...)

27/10/2012-DUBLIN NOW-Side view of Bord Gais Theatre taken from Martin's Terace,Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

State assets agency Nama has moved against businessman and developer Harry Crosbie, seizing control of his Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and Point Villa(...)