Yomiko (centre), in a Poppy Ivory Fine Lace Bridal Gown with Delicate Scatter Beadwork, with Karen Fitzpatrick (left), in a Lilianna Orchid Silk Organza Digital Print Dress  and Sarah Morrisey, in a Pari Ivory Crepe Tunic with Petal Embroidered Sleeves  and Crista Red Capri Trs, all part of the Louise Kennedy Spring Summer Collection 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A Japanese woodblock print of cherry blossoms on a card from the Chester Beatty Library shop was the starting point for Louise Kennedy’s spring collec(...)

 The new traffic layout which allows vehicles to turn right off St Stephen’s Green in Dublin  on to Merrion Row Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The introduction of the biggest traffic change on St Stephen’s Green since the Luas Green Line was constructed almost a decade ago has started smoothl(...)

Tarrabelle and Rusty, of Zap Circus, from Australia on Sandymount Beach, Dublin as  street performers prepared to take part in championship this weekend Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

With the warm sunny weather set to continue and temperatures of between 22 and 26 degrees forecast for the weekend, it is the perfect time to get out (...)

Sir, – Merrion Square represents the city of Dublin, with a wealth of our architectural heritage, as a showcase of our finest 18th-century livi(...)