Dancing Queen, Billie Barry photographed at her home in Marino, Dublin. Hundreds packed into the Church of St Vincent de Paul today for Ms Barry’s funeral who died on Tuesday. Photograph Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Billie Barry spent her life teaching people how to entertain so it was fitting that her funeral was a perfectly-choreographed celebration of music, so(...)

 Friends  Ciarín Scott and Mary Finnegan. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ciarín Scott is a documentary film maker whose work includes a film about her father, architect Michael Scott. Originally from Sandycove, Co Dublin(...)

The Lyric Theatre in Belfast which was designed by O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects

Multiple award-winning Dublin-based architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey are to receive Britain’s Royal Gold Medal in recognition of their l(...)

Ronnie Tallon, who has died at home, aged 87, was among the greatest and most prolific architects in Irish history. “No other architect had the same s(...)

Eoghan Lynch, Arup country director and leader, at the company’s offices in Ringsend, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There is an almost-unadulterated hipness to Dublin’s Grand Canal Docks area these days – Facebook’s international headquarters in one cor(...)

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(...)

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(...)

The Charlemont Street flats in Dublin which are due to be demolished. Photograph: Eric Luke

Demolition has started today on a Dublin City Council complex of more than 200 flats, which includes a unique block designed by Busaras and Abbey T(...)