In any city with a river running through its centre, building bridges is one of the most significant things to do. Bridges bring people closer to wher(...)

Damaged facade of southern range of the stable yard at Abbeville, the former estate of Charles Haughey and family. Photograph: Hughes Planning and Development Consultants

A planning application for the former Dublin residence of late ex-taoiseach Charles Haughey and his family - the Abbeville estate - has revealed the d(...)

‘It’s very challenging trying to keep this historical house standing up with a roof on it,’ Lord Waterford pictured at Curraghmore House, Co  Waterford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

‘It was a pain changing the bank cards,” says Lord Waterford, 9th Marquis of Waterford. He’s telling me about becoming Lord Waterford back in February(...)

James Arthur O’Connor. A View of Irishtown from Sandymount, (c 1823) Private collection. Photograph: Courtesy of Pyms Gallery

A wire-strung harp made for a County Cork clergyman in the 1730s; playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s snuffbox; the silver mace once carried on cer(...)

CHQ: Dogpatch Labs will occupy 1,254sq m (13,500sq ft) of space there that was previously a retail store. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dogpatch Labs is moving from the Warehouse building on Barrow Street to CHQ where it will occupy 1,254sq m (13,500sq ft) of space that was previously (...)

Colin Scott, dean of the UCD Sutherland Law School, says UCD is leading the way in new methods to teach law. Photograph: David Sleator

UCD’s school of law has come a long way since the first students graduated in 1911. For one thing, the School has stopped publishing the exam results (...)

The renowned architect James Gandon, who designed historic Irish landmarks such as the Four Courts and the Custom House, bought and lived in Canonb(...)

The Supreme Court: a new master plan recommends an overhaul of the city centre Four Courts site. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

    A newly designed “legal campus” with a landmark Supreme Court building is envisaged in long-term plans for the redevelopme(...)

From left, Denis Connolly, Pat Shortt and Vincent O’Shea in The Absent Architect

The Absent Architect, an interactive art installation that will be at the Casino Marino through the summer months until October, is the latest in a lo(...)

Dan Cruickshank  visiting the Georgian Quarter  on a visit to Limerick City this week. Photograph: Sean Curtin

Dan Cruickshank and Ian Lumley are leaning over a Georgian railing in the Sunday morning sun looking at, what to many would seem, a random conc(...)