Detail from `Girl in an Orchard (Under the Apple Blossom)` by Maria Dorothy Webb

After one of the busiest auction seasons in years, Adam’s is pausing for summer and its St Stephen’s Green saleroom is hosting the traditional loan(...)

Members of Loughrea Arts, Recreation and Culture  at the boarded up Loughrea Town Hall. From front: Fiona Keane of the East Galway Youth Theatre with her daughter Orlagh and son Adam, John Kelly of the Seumas O’Kelly Players (as Lord Lascelles), Mary Davison of Loughrea Active Retirement, and John Creaven of the Seumas O’Kelly Players. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Musician Tony Callanan might not have too much in common with Toto, the Sicilian boy who forged a close bond with projectionist Alfredo in Giuseppe T(...)

At the launch of the Hennessy/National Gallery of Ireland inaugural  portrait prize, from left: judges Donald Teskey, Janet McLean, Cristín Leach Hugh and Dr Declan Long. The portraits shown   are Evie Hone by Hilda van Stockum  and Seamus Heaney by Jackie Nickerson. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Hennessy Portrait Prize, aimed at raising the public profile of contemporary portraiture, has been launched b(...)

William O Flaherty, Palmerstown, Dublin pictured during the Dublin Toy & Train Fair in 2002. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Careers Zoo Record numbers are expected to attend the Career Zoo, which takes place at the Convention Centre in Dublin from 10am to 5pm tomorro(...)

Fr Seán Farragher: filled his filled his years working as a priest, teacher, writer, historian and student of fine arts.

Seán Farragher, who has died aged 91, was a true Renaissance man. He filled his filled his years working as a priest, a teacher, a writer and historia(...)

 Galway City Museum director Eithne Verling during the installation of the Evie Hone exhibition at the museum. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Four months after the work of Irish artist Evie Hone was targeted in a theft from a south Galway church, much of her work for that Stations of the Cro(...)

Ken Ryan of Abbey Stained Glass. “We’re in a very specific niche and our business will never be huge. But there is no reason for it not to survive”

For the last 70 years the Abbey Stained Glass Company has been run by three generations of the Ryan family. This era is now coming to an end: there ar(...)

Life’s work: Miss O’Murphy d’après Boucher, from 1976. Photograph courtesy of the National Gallery of Ireland

Micheal Farrell died in Cardet, in southern France, in 2000. For a long time he’d fought a cruel, exhausting battle with cancer, showing exceptional e(...)

Two of the six paintings that were  stolen from the St Peter and Paul’s Church, in Kiltullagh, Athenry, Co Galway last month.

Gardaí in Co Galway have issued a fresh appeal for information concerning the theft of specially commissioned church art by Dublin-born painter and gl(...)

Fr Martin McNamara with two of Evie Hone’s paintings of the  stations of the cross in Ss Peter and Paul church in Kiltullagh, Co Galway. Photograph: Hany Marzouk

Gardaí in east Galway are investigating the theft of six valuable oil paintings by renowned artist Evie Hone from a church near Loughrea.The six stati(...)