Goldsmiths Se O’Donoghue and Lee Harding of Da Capo jewellers unveil the Brian Boru millennium crown  at Dublin Castle yesterday. Photograph: Dave Meehan 1:35

A thousand years after he died on Good Friday at the Battle of Clontarf, Brian Boru’s place in the ancestral (...)

Dublin City Council has set up a Temple Bar project team reporting to assistant city manager Brendan Kenny, who will in turn report to the council’s south-east area committee, as well as its arts and culture strategic policy committee.     Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dublin City Council yesterday assumed full control of the functions and assets of Temple Bar Cultural Trust (TBCT) after the company’s director(...)

Mannix Flynn: will not resign as a director of TBCT until there was “full disclosure” of a range of financial and other matters that “need to be spelled out in the interests of transparency”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin city manager Owen Keegan, sole shareholder of Temple Bar Cultural Trust (TBCT), has informed city councillors that he intends to “accelerate” i(...)

Volunteers  Paul Gay, Elsa Isnard, Aggie Bryla and Philip Kenny  outside the Exchange collective arts centre in Temple Bar, which is being closed down. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

There was once a shop in west Temple Bar with a €50,000 sofa in its window. Then came the recession, the shop disappeared and the space was filled wit(...)

Some feat: Ashley Chen and Kevin Coquelard in Actions, by Irish Modern Dance Theatre

For once, a glint of light in the tunnel of recession is not from the blade of an approaching axe but a welcome flash of optimistic endeavour. A new (...)

Claudia Seaver from Alaska chats with Karen Greene dressed as ‘The Earl of Bellamont’ from a painting by Joshua Reynolds  as ‘Paintings Come to Life’ in advance of Culture Night tonight at the National Gallery of Ireland. The Gallery will be one of many cultural institutions which will provide free access and remain open till 9:30pm  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Culture Night moves to another plane tonight with 1,300 events across 34 regions of the country, making it the biggest to date by far. It will also be(...)

Temple Bar Cultural Trust chief executive Dermot McLaughlin has been suspended pending an investigation of his role in offering three senior staff members redundancy packages, each worth €100,000 or more. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dermot McLaughlin, chief executive of Temple Bar Cultural Trust, has been suspended on full pay pending an investigation by its board of his ro(...)

Temple Bar trust chief Dermot McLaughlin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dublin City Council has moved to take control of Temple Bar Cultural Trust with the appointment of four senior officials to its board, includin(...)

Members of Buibolg theatre group from Wexford in Temple Bar for the annual Trad Fest.

The board of Temple Bar Cultural Trust (TBCT) has decided to wind down the company and leave it to Dub(...)

 Dermot McLaughlin, chief executive of  Temple Bar Cultural Trust. Picture: Matt Kavanagh

The board of Temple Bar Cultural Trust (TBCT) has received advice from legal and human resources experts on how to deal with the (...)