Work from the series Markings: ox mountain sheep wool, Co Sligo, and branding fluid; by Brigitta Varadi and Noel Ruane

What if we’re wrong about climate change? What has art got to say about it, and how can it help? With COP21, the next conference on the subject, due i(...)

Composer Matthew Nolan said he  hoped bringing Costard’s movie to a wider audience would help recapture Best as a gifted sportsman rather than a playboy. Photograph: PA

An avant garde film in which the camera lingers on George Best for the duration of a single match at Old Trafford in 1970 has been resurrected by an (...)

What were your cultural highlights of 2014? Patrick Scott’s early works, seen in his swansong retrospective at Imma and Visual, cast a spell in(...)

The National Concert Hall in Dublin.

Differences of opinion on “governance and board focus” led to five members quitting the board of the National Concert Hall ear(...)

Tom Hanks with the Irish Rep’s co-founders Charlotte Moore and Ciaran O’Reilly

In the words of Brian Friel, this is a sacred place. It is not a church, and was once a warehouse, but the Irish Repertory Theatre in New York has a f(...)

At Tiffany’s on Fifth Avenue in New York an engagement ring costing $1 million or more can be bought on the second floor.

There is no breakfast at Tiffany’s, on Fifth Avenue and 57th Street in New York. But you can buy an engagement ring for $1 million up on the se(...)