Tow Path (2001) by TP Flanagan, included in SB Kennedy’s TP Flanagan: Painter of Light and Landscape

GEMMA TIPTON What would you like in your stocking? I have been lusting after a set of Irish artist John Gerrard’s Bone Cutlery for years. They’d fit n(...)

A member of Christie’s staff looks at Francis Bacon’s Three Studies of Lucien Freud in London prior to its sale. Photograph: Peter MacDiarmid/Getty Images

Following the art auction results at Christie’s and Sotheby’s can feel like watching the Olympics before the clampdown on illegal drugs. It’s no fun, (...)

  Jeroen Quint, manager of  of Solis Lough Eske Castle Hotel, Co Donegal.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

In 1939, Lough Eske Castle nearly burned down. Later owners removed the roof for tax reasons. It was only in the past decade that the Buncrana-born fo(...)