The Beamish and Crawford cooperage in 1900. The brewery was once the biggest in the country, producing more stout than Guinness

It once was Ireland’s biggest brewery, producing more stout than Guinness and exporting it as far afield as Australia, the United States and the Carib(...)

James Franklin Fuller’s legacy: Kylemore Abbey. Photograph: Courtesy National Library of Ireland

For someone so self-obsessed, James Franklin Fuller left remarkably little archival material behind him. Perhaps that’s why, in spite of his built (...)

Detail from a portrait of Arthur Guinness II,  by artist Martin Cregan made €32,000, over the double the top estimate (€10,000-€15,000)

At Adam’s annual Country House Collections auction in Slane Castle, Co Meath on Tuesday, bidders spent over €1.3 million and 70 per cent of lots sold.(...)

The 9ft 9 inch mahogany clock went under the hammer  at the Killashee House Hotel in Naas, Co Kildare

A grandfather clock that plays God Save the Queen when wound up, and that was withdrawn from loan to Leinster House, has sold at auction for €115,000.(...)

 One of the designs of the London home of the 18th-century Prince of Wales, contained in a pocket book sent to his friend Thomas Conolly, of Castletown House, Co Kildare

In 1789, while the revolting French were sharpening the guillotine for plump aristocratic necks, in London an untroubled Prince of Wales was enjoying (...)

Interior of Furness House: both the house itself and its contents are for sale

Patrick Guinness, the brewing dynasty heir and president of the Irish Georgian Society, is to sell the contents of his Co Kildare home, the 13-bedroo(...)

Each Saturday on we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Complicated: the research stretched back to the early 18th century, long before property records were reliable. Manuscript map of Dublin in the late 17th century courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

Prices tell stories. We have all heard the one that starts with “Back in my day”, then describes what petrol or sweets or a house cost years ago. In t(...)

The research  by financial analyst Karl Deeter, Frank Quinn of the Blackrock Further Education Institute and David Duffy of the Economic and Social Research Institute looked at streets across Dublin city

The most recent property crash was just one in a long line of Irish booms and busts recorded over the last 300 years and not even close to being the w(...)

The new-look Darren Clarke shows the fruits of his fitness regime. Photo: Warren Little/Getty Images

As the star attraction of the night entered the room, tall, tanned and toned, Vinny Fitzpatrick sank his bulging buttocks a little lower in his seat a(...)