The population of a Co Wicklow village is about to grow with a new development of houses at entry-level prices for first-time buyers. There are(...)

Muireann Dalton stands outside the Dunnes Stores outlet where she works in Newtownmountkennedy in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Muireann Dalton has worked in the bakery department of Dunnes Stores in Newtownmountkennedy, Co Wicklow, for three years.She has to meet her mortgage(...)

Managing director Becci Birchall says that while sentiment is more positive people are still slow to spend.

In 1979, the Harrison and Hughes families set up Wicklow Fly Fishers to sell niche clothing to country pursuits enthusiasts. Thirty-five years on, Fis(...)

 Chinese porcelain from the collection of Sir Alfred Beit, late of Russborough House, Co Wicklow, sold by the Alfred Beit Foundation at Sotheby’s, London. The top lot was a black-ground famille-rose bowl, £434,500 (£80,000-£120,000).

AUCTION RESULTS Sunday, November 3rd Matthews Auction Rooms. Contents of Violet Hill House, Herbert Road, Bray. A three-carat diamond ring, €18,000 (€(...)