Pop Art pioneer: one of the images from Eduardo Paolozzi’s ‘General Dynamic FUN’ collection

Patrick O’Reilly is never one to shirk a challenge. In his exhibition Prelude, the sculptor takes on Tristan and Isolde, Wagner’s groundbreaking opera(...)

Bertrand Chiron of Bideau with artist Patrick O’Reilly, outside Poolbeg Power Station in 2006. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times 2:58

There was a victory for the Poolbeg chimneys this week as councillors added them to the protected structures list amid demolition fears, but what next(...)

Patrick O’Reilly with his installation Thorn at his exhibition in The Shed at Galway Docks. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Western Correspondent Giant inflatable crustaceans will cruise the streets of Galway today as the city kicks off its international arts festival, whic(...)

Ballyturk, playwright Enda Walsh’s latest collaboration with actors Cillian Murphy (above), Mikel Murfi and Stephen Rea, has been sold out for weeks. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 2:30

Acrobatics as a flight of fantasy and mythology as a map of the human psyche are themes of this year’s Galway International Arts Festival which open(...)

Chiens Lévriers (greyhounds), bronze on marble base, by Emmanuel Frémiet, is estimated at €700-€1,000 at Morgan O’Driscoll’s Auction

Sculpture, because it is generally intended for open-air display in public spaces is often life-size and often regarded as simply too big for private (...)

Street spectacle show “Dragonus” by Compagnie Malabar from France will take to the streets of Galway with a monumental moving dragon   during Galway International Arts Festival

A dragon, aliens and a giant red ball will be used to launch Galway’s annual invasion of culture in July. The Galway International Arts Festival has (...)

The National Assets Management Agency (Nama) has obtained judgment orders for €16.1 million each against two company directors from Co Meath an(...)

The High Court has ruled Bank of Scotland is entitled to a judgment of €18.5 million against the trustees of a non-denominational church- the Victory Christian Fellowship-arising from loans advanced for the construction of a new church. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

The High Court has ruled Bank of Scotland is entitled to a judgment of €18.5 million against the trustees of a non-denominational church- the Victory (...)

Two employees claim  Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney  breached an undertaking to the court.

The High Court is to be asked on Friday to make orders directing Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to show good cause as to why he should not be (...)

Victorian art has been out of fashion in an international art market dominated by collectors prepared to pay multimillion-euro sums for modernist art(...)