Maurice Byrne and Gay Byrne, both of whose fathers served in the first World War, at the Guinness first World War exhibition at the Ireland Funds Gallery in the Little Museum of Dublin. Gay Byrne opened the exhibition, which is in place for six weeks. Photograph: Jason Clarke

An exhibition relating to Guinness and the first World War was “entirely unique because it is the story of a war seen through the eyes of individual (...)

Frederic William Burton’s the Meeting on the Turret Stairs, 1864, which will be on display for one hour on Valentine’s Day. Photograph: National Gallery of Ireland

Festival of Russian cultureDublin city will celebrate the coming of spring through the Russian Cultural Festival from Saturday to Sunday, February 22n(...)

Ruth O’Hara, a harpist at the Royal Irish Academy, at the opening of the Harp Festival of Moons, which took place in the house where WB Yeats was born in Sandymount, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The house in Dublin where the poet WB Yeats was born was opened to the public last night for a harp recital to coincide with the first full moon of 2(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny at yesterday’s book launch

Suzanne Lynch Ireland and Belgium have a “powerful and historic relationship” stretching back centuries, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said yesterday as he lau(...)

A self-portrait by Sarah Cecilia Harrison, 1889. Collection: Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane

Earlier this year I found myself on a cold wet March day in the ruined priory at Holywood, Co Down, placing a bunch of spring flowers on the grave of (...)

Study after The Tipperary Hurler by Sean Keating. Keating’s original oil painting, The Tipperary Hurler, was completed in 1928 and exhibited at the Olympic Games in Amsterdam and in New York, and donated to the Hugh Lane Gallery in 1957

With the Kilkenny v Tipperary All-Ireland Hurling Final replay scheduled for this afternoon in Croke Park, the timing could hardly be better for th(...)

Kevin McGee viewing ‘Efforts & Ideals; Prints from The First World War’ at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Parnell Square, Dublin as part of Dublin Festival of History, 2014. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

The late princess Diana’s brother Charles Spencer is to appear at the Dublin Festival of History tomorrow night. Earl Spencer has written a book abou(...)

I write a journal called Morning Pages every morning. It’s a jumble of everything from working out the to-do list for the day to figuring out the mean(...)

Art handlers adjust In the Omnibus by the French artist Honore Daumier at the Hugh Lane Gallery as as the gallery together with Criminal Assets Bureau announce its return following its theft from the gallery. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A valuable drawing stolen from the Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin 22 years ago is back on public display after being recovered by the Criminal Assets Bur(...)