A file photo  of the scene in Glasgow  after a bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians. Photograph: PA

The driver of a runaway bin lorry that killed six people had suffered a blackout at the wheel years before, an inquiry has heard. Harry Clarke lost co(...)

A section of the ‘Saint Francis Xavier preaching in the Orient’ window from Harry Clarke Studios which sold for €31,000 at an auction on Tuesday night. Photograph: Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers.

An un-named Jesuit priest was the top bidder in a fiercely-contested auction on Tuesday night of stained glass church windows made by the renowned (...)

A national heritage group has appealed for Irish investors to purchase a collection of stained glass church windows created at the studio of Dublin artist Harry Clarke. Image: Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers.

A national heritage group has appealed for Irish investors to purchase a collection of stained glass church windows created at the studio of Dublin ar(...)

A collection of stained glass windows from the Harry Clarke Studios has come to light and is to be sold at auction. Photographs supplied by Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers.

A collection of stained glass church windows from Dublin’s renowned Harry Clarke studio has come to light and is to be sold at auction later this mon(...)

The sheer quantity of information produced since the digital age began some two decades ago is astounding. In bulk at least, it dwarfs everything that(...)

Jonathan Bardon: many authors, while (rightly) concerned to be scholarly, do not seem to put themselves out to be lucid, lively and just plain readable

Historian Jonathan Bardon’s works include A History of Ulster (Blackstaff Press, 1992); Belfast: A Century (Blackstaff Press, 1999); Beyond the Stu(...)

Questions on Picasso came up in this year’s art history and appreciation papers. Photograph: Ralph Gatti/AFP/Getty Images

This year’s art history and appreciation papers (higher and ordinary levels) were broad, open and accessible, according to Liz Morrissey, ASTI subj(...)

What sets old houses apart from new builds, besides character and architectural curiosity, is that every period property has a past. While a house (...)

The building at 6-7 North Frederick Street is let to Children’s University Hospital, operator of the nearby Temple Street hospital

An impressive Georgian office building, once the studios of renowned stained glass artist Harry Clarke at 6-7 North Frederick Street, Dublin 1, is t(...)

Silvia Brigada from Milan  but living in Dublin views  an original stained-glass artwork by Harry Clarke (which outraged the Irish government in 1930),   on display at  the Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times 1:27

An original stained-glass artwork by Harry Clarke, rejected by the Irish government in 1930 as too scandalous, has gone on display at Dublin’s Hugh La(...)