Teresa Ferreira and Miguel Gomes  from Oporto in Portugal dressed for the occasion on Sunday in Dublin  as the St Patrick’s Festival gets into full swing. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times 2:08

The annual ultimate celebration of Irishness, the St Patrick’s Festival, is in full swing with carnivals and pageants underway ahead of St Patrick’s D(...)

Julianne Moore in Still Alice, the role for which she won the Oscar for Best Actress in February

There is much to recommend Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland’s study of a (scarcely) middle-aged woman’s decline from Alzheimer’s disease, but (...)

The Wide Streets Commission was  responsible for much of the quays and the area around the Custom House

The 1963 planning Act – which introduced a national planning system – is seen as the advent of modern planning in Ireland. However, Ireland’s first pl(...)

 Bolands Mill at Grand Canal Dock, which figured in the 1916 Rising, was built by the Pim brothers in 1837

The history of Dublin falls into familiar categories, packaged for the convenience of the secondary-school curriculum, popular history and the tourist(...)

Ireland, Kildare: €650,000 DNG Doyle
Take Five for €650,000

DNG Doyle is seeking €650,000 for this four-bedroom house in Naas, Co Kildare. We find similarly-priced properties around the world

A man is in a critical condition after being assaulted in the middle of a busy Dublin city street on Wednesday night.   Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish

A man is in a critical condition after being assaulted in the middle of a busy Dublin city street on last night. His attacker took off his t-shirt and(...)

Another profitable hotel in Dublin city centre is to be offered for sale on the international market. FBD Property and Leisure, an Irish-owned (...)

The Westin is the third hotel in Dublin to be acquired by John Malone and his Irish partners Lalco, operated by John Lally and Paul Higgins. The others are the Trinity City Hotel, Pearse Street and Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

John Malone, the billionaire behind UPC-owner Liberty Global, has bought the five-star Westin Hotel in Dublin for €65 million. The acquisition is exp(...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney: the €62,000 profit is enough to cover his wages for a day. photograph: martin rickett/pa wire

Manchester United has bigger difficulties to manage, more is the pity, than its ill-fated superstore and Red Cafe that opened briefly on Westmoreland (...)

The Bewley’s Clock, a 19th-century fusee bracket clock, made by McMaster and Son of 91 Grafton Street, Dublin. It was purchased by Ernest Bewley for his office when he opened the famous landmark cafe in Westmoreland Street in 1896. The estimate is €1,500-€2,500 at Adam’s

A busy schedule of spring and summer auctions at Adam’s concludes next weekend with a Sunday Interiors sale featuring more than 550 lots. The auction (...)