The art project by Cliona Harmey displays the names of the most recent ships to arrive into and leave from Dublin Port

Irish trains are named for rivers, while the planes in the Aer Lingus fleet carry the names of saints. This creates the lovely idea of locomotives (...)

Plate by Diulio Forte, from ‘Meditation on plates, inspired by Lord Charlemont’s Casino’

The Casino at Marino is a gorgeous puzzle box of a place. Like Doctor Who’s Tardis, it seems much bigger on the inside than out, and it includes all m(...)

Dorothy Cross’s exhibition Connemara, at the Royal Hibernian Academy gallery. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Every writer knows the power of a punchy opening. So are you paying attention? Yes, but for how long? It seems that everything is speeding up: play(...)

Basket and Vessels by Stephen McKenna, made €17,000,

The torturous legacy of Anglo Irish Bank produced a rare good-news story this week. The former bank’s surprisingly modest art collection was auctioned(...)

Auctioneer James O’Halloran said the Anglo Irish Bank collection included “some high quality works” by well-known modern Irish artists including Louis le Brocquy, Martin Gale, Felim Egan and Stephen McKenna. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

The corporate art collection of the former Anglo Irish Bank is being sold at public auction in Dublin this evening at 6pm.A total of 134 paintings, pr(...)

Auctioneer James O’Halloran said the Anglo Irish Bank collection included “some high quality works” by well-known modern Irish artists including Martin Gale (above),  Louis le Brocquy, Felim Egan and Stephen McKenna.

The corporate art collection of the former Anglo Irish Bank is to be sold at public auction in Dublin next month. Some 130 paintings, prints, sculptur(...)