The Village of Kilmallock, Co Limerick – a photo-realist painting by Mark Kelly, with a €1,000-€2,000 estimate, failed to sell

Paintings deemed “surplus to requirements” from the corporate art collection of Ireland’s State-owned electricity company, the ESB went under the hamm(...)

Detail from Claddagh Quay, Galway, by Cecil Maguire. The painting is up for auction  with some other items in the ESB art collection. It is expected to fetch up to €5,000.

Ireland’s State-owned electricity company, the ESB, is to sell a substantial portion of its corporate art collection by public auction. The sale is th(...)

Clare’s Tony Kelly celebrates a score agains Wexford last Saturday. The reigning Hurler of the Year is included  in a strong home U-21  team  against Tipperary in Ennis. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It may or may not be ideal timing but Clare get the chance to move on from the surrendering of their All-Ireland senior title this evening when their (...)

 Galway aims to be “best placed” in race for European Capital of Culture. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Galway has fired the first shots in the contest for European Capital of Culture designation in 2020 with the appointment of an NUI Galway team to prep(...)

A man has been acquitted of the murder of Co Mayo woman Sandra Collins (pictured) by direction of the trial Judge, Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy. 0:49

A 50 year-old plasterer accused of murdering a woman whose body has never been found walked free today after being acquitted by a jury on the instruct(...)

Leinster Lightning player-coach Trent Johnston will sit out the  RSA Inter-Provincial Championship match against North West Warriors at College Park.   Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The road to gaining first-class status for the RSA Inter-Provincial Championship is set to get underway in second-rate weather conditions at Co(...)

Kevin O’Brien was at his big-hitting best in leading Leinster Lightning to success over the Northern Knights in the opening game of the RSA Inter-Provincial Cup. Photograph: Inpho

If “start as you mean to go on” was the intended maxim of the new RSA Inter-Provincial series, then last Monday’s thrilling opener between Lei(...)