Unload the Catch by Seán Keating, sold for €52,000, at de Veres

Monday, June 9th Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, Sculpture Auction, RDS, Dublin. All but one of the 96 lots sold. Ghost Famine Ship by John Behan, €13(...)

The Sean Ross Abbey in Roscrea, which was a home from 1930 to 1970. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Eighteen years ago, on May 11th, 1996, Padraig O’Morain wrote in this newspaper about a woman he called Eileen, whose baby was taken from her in a mot(...)

Irish Water said algal bloom, which blocks filters, has reduced capacity at the Vartry water-treatment plant at Roundwood, Co Wicklow from 65 million litres to 40 million litres per day. File photograph: Getty Images

An algal bloom has affected the Vartry water-treatment plant at Roundwood, Co Wicklow, resulting in supply being cut off or reduced over(...)

We are cursed to live in interesting times: a surge in Greek bond prices is directly linked to rising house prices in Dublin. But health warnin(...)

The loan is expected to form part of a civil case being taken by Irish Nationwide’s liquidator, KPMG, against its ex-managing director Michael Fingleton (above). Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish Nationwide gave a loan of €29.3 million to buy a site in Dublin, in 2007, without first getting board and credit committee approval, and with(...)

The world of botanical art in Ireland has lost its finest and most distinguished artist with the recent death of Wendy Walsh, at the age of 98.(...)

It’s a bright spring evening, the daffodils are out and the rich green lawn extends across what was once a tennis court to the cliffs, beyond which(...)

Tadhg Costello arriving at Dublin Central Criminal Court today where his sentencing was adjourned. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The sentencing of a south County Dublin teenager who pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of a 17-year-old has been adjourned in light of a S(...)

Mount Carmel Hospital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Minister for Health James Reilly has said public hospitals have the capacity to deal with maternity services despite the liquidation of Mount Carmel p(...)

Some chemicals harm insects. Photograph: Richard Johnson
Killer chemicals

Have you had a good rummage in your garden shed recently? I mean a proper, spiderwebs-in the-face, sneeze-inducing rummage into its murkiest, dustiest(...)