Punitive charges for checked-in baggage on airlines means few 21st-century travellers can afford to dress stylishly on holidays. But during the gol(...)

The 20-bed hotel built was for the early 18th-century Protestant archbishop of Cashel, Theophilus Bolton, by  architect Sir Edward Lovett Pearse, who also designed the Houses of Parliament (now Bank of Ireland) in Dublin’s College Green

One of Ireland’s architecturally most important hotels is expected to go on the market following its sudden closure last month. The Cashel Palace(...)

World-class fans

Fans were once essential fashion accessories on formal occasions but are now rarely used except by ladies of a certain age in Mediterranean countri(...)

Is this the famous lost Victorian painting ‘The Rush Gatherers, Lough Corrib, Connemara, Ireland’.

A famous 19th century painting of Lough Corrib in Connemara by James John Hill – believed lost for over 150 years – has unexpectedly been found.Or ha(...)

During the first World War the British government established National Shell Factories in Britain and Ireland to manufacture munitions for the West(...)

Flogging the family silver in times of need has long been a discreet tradition among the no longer wealthy. Selling in London means avoiding the embar(...)

Hilton House, Mullinahone, Co Tipperary

Hilton House, Mullinahone, Co Tipperary “The valley near Slievenamon” – spiritual home of Tipperary hurling fans according to the popular ballad – is (...)

James O’Halloran of Adam’s Auctioneers valuing the objects that were purchased as part of our Five Go on a Treasure Hunt series. Photograph: Alan Betson 4:03

You have finally got around to clearing the attic. While leafing through yellowing copies of An Claidheamh Soluis and The Illustrated London News s(...)

In the summer of 1955, Jackie Kennedy and her husband visited Ireland and went to the races at the Curragh. She later recalled the drive down from (...)

Workmen found what they thought was an old press or bathroom cabinet and were about to dump it into a skip when Fr John O’Reilly asked them to leave it to one side

A Flemish altarpiece discovered by a priest in Co Wexford was sold at auction last night for €40,000. The 15th-century artwork went under the hammer a(...)