Le cabinet de Physique de Bonnier de La Mosson, by Jacques de Lajoue (1734) formerly part of the Russborough House Alfred Beit Foundation has been acquired by Leonard Blavatnik, who is believed to have paid over £500,000 for it.

Britain’s richest man, Ukranian-born billionaire Leonard Blavatnik, is believed to have bought a painting from the Beit Collection at Russborough Hous(...)

Poet Martin Dyar and Cúirt festival director Dani Gill unveil a plaque at the east bank of the Salmon Weir Bridge in Galway city which recalls time spent there by WB Yeats, George Moore and Edward Martyn. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Galway city’s association withWB Yeats and George Moore and an infamous late-night crubeen cafe known as ‘The Kasbah’ have been commemorated with two (...)

Partry House is one of the oldest houses in the west of Ireland and dates back to 1677, when it was home to the Blosse Lynch family for (...)

April 1874. Crowds gather outside Nadar’s studio in the Boulevard des Capucines, lent by the photographer for the first Impressionist exhibitio(...)

George Moore (1852-1933) by Édouard Manet

The Irish writer George Moore (1852-1933) said Paris was his “Oxford and Cambridge”. Although he inhabited the French capital for only seven years, fr(...)

A demonstrator hula hoops among banners in the protest camp by the entrance to a site run by Cuadrilla Resources, outside the village of Balcombe in southern England. Photograph:  Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Britain frequently suffers from a metropolitan virus whereby issues can linger on the margins of southeast England’s consciousness until they have a d(...)

Pierre Joannon is well known to anyone with an interest in Irish history and culture. The honorary consul general of Ireland in the south of France si(...)

George Moore was one of the most successful Irish-American entrepreneurs of his generation and a noted philanthropist. A board member of the Taoiseach(...)

Tributes have been paid to George Moore (62), one of the most successful Irish-American businessmen of his generation, who died on Wednesday night. Photograph: UCD

The death has taken place of George Moore (62), one of the most successful Irish-American businessmen of his generation. Mr Moore died on Wedne(...)

Entering through the Palladian portals of Burlington House, home of the Royal Academy of Arts, London, past the statue of Sir Joshua Reynolds, (...)