“We come from very different backgrounds”: Fergus Sheil (left) and Brian Irvine.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Fergus Sheil is a conductor who works with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and is artistic director of Wide Open Music and Opera Theatre Compan(...)

 Edith Kennedy, Aoife Farrelly and Michael Kenny,   members of the Trim Heritage Co-Op,  at  the Allsop property auction  in the  RDS yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A group of community activists in Trim have failed to buy a building at the latest Allsop auction in Dublin yesterday. They had hoped the Maudlins Cen(...)

Robert Hoban auctioneer at the Allsop property auction in the Library room of the RDS, this morning. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A group of community activists in Trim has failed in a bid to buy a building at a property auction. They had hoped the building, auctioned at t(...)