69 Merrion Square: rented to the Arts Council

Property agents CBRE have secured €3.6 million for a four-storey over basement Georgian office building at 69 Merrion Square along with a office mews (...)

Stone-clad, L-shaped and on the brow of a hill that gives the best of Connemara views, Derrygimlagh is something of an ideal as holiday homes go. T(...)

Irish Chamber Orchestra: main source of funding during 2014 was a €869,253 grant from the Arts Council.

The Irish Chamber Orchestra said revenues, including grants and bequests received, totalled €1.6 million last year, compared to €1.73 million in 2013.(...)

From left, Mary Hickson of Cork Opera House, Julie Kelleher of the Everyman Palace Theatre, and Lorraine Maye of Cork Midsummer festival, at the Crawford Art Gallery in Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Mary Hickson, chief executive of Cork Opera House, has a powerful gut. Right now it is telling her that the future will be exciting, but it won’t b(...)

Installation from Imagine Arts Festival

The organisers of one of the country’s innovative arts festivals have expressed dismay after the Arts Council announced that the festival was to recei(...)

These activities reflect a climate of collaboration and co-operation between Ireland’s cultural and educational agencies

Exposure to, and participation in, the arts help to cultivate creativity, artistic appreciation, imaginative exploration, experimental initiative a(...)

Bernadette Manning at 65-66 Mountjoy Square, Dublin: “We had to pin the walls and floors back onto each house. The floors and staircases were slanting inwards on both houses and we needed a jack in the basement to lift the floors and staircases inch by inch over a year.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Technically, there is no such thing as a listed building in Ireland. Buildings of historic, architectural, cultural, scientific and artistic intere(...)

Tag rugby with the Terenure Tigers, part of Terenure College Rugby Club in Dublin. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

By the time Lorraine Doyle’s twin boys were eight years old, she had no problem finding sporting and social after-school activities for one, but no(...)

Sculptures by Gerda Frömel, clockwise from bottom left: Animal (1963), courtesy the artist’s estate; Moon and Hill (1971), courtesy Imma collection; Spear (1973), courtesy Imma collection; Eve (1974), courtesy the artist’s estate; and Head (circa 1967), private collection

There’s often an element of hype involved when an artist is described as “long-neglected” or “rediscovered”, but both terms are entirely justified (...)

A local resident has brought a legal challenge over works being carried out on a property at Dublin’s Fitzwilliam Street which are intended to provide(...)