The remains of Carstown House, a rare example of a 17th-century manor house. The five dormer windows in the attic were added later. Photographs: Fergal McGirl

Why is it of interest? Carstown House near Termonfeckin in Co Louth is a rare example of a 17th-century Irish manor house. It is designated a build(...)

The Castletimon Dolmen at Castletimon, Brittas Bay, Co Wicklow.

A Co Wicklow landowner has denied recent earthworks on his land damaged a megalithic dolmen which is a listed national monument. Larry Brennan, who o(...)

The Little Museum of Dublin is to receive a 2016 European Union prize in the Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards.

The Little Museum of Dublin has won a major European prize for cultural heritage. The museum, which was founded five years ago, is to receive a 201(...)

The Sky Garden in Fitzgerald Park, Cork

Much overlooked and underfinanced since the foundation of the State, landscape architecture may finally have taken its due place on the podium of Iri(...)

Kevin “Boxer” Moran: “The fact that these people were not prepared to sit around the table and meet shows the group is not fit for purpose.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Two Independent TDs from areas severely affected by flooding last winter have called for the resignation of officials tasked with managing the risk p(...)

The Department of Heritage said it works closely with the IFA on land management issues and remained committed to doing so. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish farmers have begun a “keep off our land” campaign aimed at barring environmental organisations until such time as a State compensation scheme is(...)

Night lights at Malin Head in Co Donegal

The producers of Star Wars have confirmed they are returning to Ireland this year to shoot scenes for the next film in the blockbuster series at locat(...)

The winners at the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards 2015 in The National Concert Hall, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards took place with a spectacular ceremony at the National Concert Hall in Dublin on Sunday. Among the video tribute(...)

Edel Grace: she and Peter Sweetman applied to the Supreme Court to hear their appeal against a wind farm at Keeper Hill in the Silvermines mountains, arguing that the case raised issues of general public importance.

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s granting of planning permission for a wind farm in Co Tipperary after ruli(...)

The mural depicts Patrick Pearse surrendering to British army officers dressed as contemporary building workers. Photograph: John Rooney

The internationally renowned graffiti artist Banksy has denied being responsible for a mural which appeared overnight at the site of the surrender of (...)