Andrew Shannon has pleaded not guilty to damaging a Claude Monet painting, ‘Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sail Boat’ (1874), at the National Gallery of Ireland on Clare Street on June 29th, 2012.

A jury in the trial of a man alleged to have damaged two paintings in the Shelbourne hotel has heard that the art works will be destroyed. Andrew Shan(...)

There’s a wonderful letter among Eamon Kelly’s papers in the National Library of Ireland, written to the great actor in 1960 by Pat Brosnan, a farmer (...)

Host Daithí Ó Sé with Dublin Rose Roisin Lyons prepare for the Rose of Tralee Festival. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire
What’s on for the weekend

The Merriman Summer SchoolThe Merriman Summer School continues in Glór, Ennis, Co Clare until Sunday. Emotional Life in Ireland is the theme, and ther(...)

Alive with Sive: Nora Relihan and Margaret Ward, from Listowel, Co Kerry, who were in the first production of the play in 1959. Photograph: Alan Betson

For most 21st-century theatregoers who will see it – including a generation of young people who are studying the text as part of their Leaving Cert(...)

Tipperary 3-20 Limerick IT 0-5EAMON O’Shea’s Tipperary showed no mercy against understrength Limerick IT in yesterday’s Waterford Crystal Cup prelimin(...)