In 1985, Anthony Burgess, who was devoted to Joyce and greatly admired Louis le Brocquy, agreed in principle that he would write a 20-page introduction to the special edition of “Dubliners”, which was limited to 500 copies.

A lost essay on James Joyce’s Dubliners by celebrated English novelist Anthony Burgess is to be published for the first time in The Irish Times tomorr(...)

The Other Cheek? by John Keane; Ulster Museum collection

The bronze woman has been flung on to her back by the force of the explosion: legs splayed, arms contorted, face obscured. Frozen in the eterna(...)

A painting by Michael Farrell at the opening of the  Famine exhibition. Photograph: Trish Forde

When a south Mayo community invited Louis le Brocquy, Hughie O’Donoghue, Sharon O’Malley and other artists to interpret the 150th anniversary o(...)

The Long Road Home, Connemara, by Patrick Hennessy sold for €16,000 (€7,000-€10,000) at Adam’s

Results from De Veres De Vere’s art auction at Bewley’s Hotel, Ballsbridge,on Tuesday evening end(...)

Dublin’s Lord Mayor Oisín Quinn (centre), conferring the Honorary Freedom of the City of Dublin on Fr Peter McVerry (left) and Brian O’Driscoll, at the Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin last night. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times 2:42

Rugby player Brian O’Driscoll and social justice campaigner Fr Peter McVerry were awarded the Freedom of the City of Dublin last night. (...)

Patrick Scott, when a student in 1942

Patrick Scott, who has died aged 93, was a major force in Irish art for more than 70 years. A painter, designer and graphic artist, he was know(...)

One of the most expensive homes to come on the Dublin market in recent years has been sold for €8 million. Deepwell, the former Blackrock famil(...)

Eric Pearce with artist Patrick Scott following their civil partnership ceremony last October. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The artist Patrick Scott died yesterday on the eve of the opening of a retrospective exhibition of his work at th(...)

Circle of life: Patrick Scott in his studio. Photograph: Kevin Dunne

Throughout the past 70 years or so Patrick Scott, who died today at the age of 93, wove his way through the intricacies of Irish cultural life (...)

File photograph  of Patrick Scott in 2002 with some of his work at the Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Irish artist Patrick Scott has died aged 93 just a day before a major retrospective on his life is due to open at the Irish Museum of Moder(...)