Kilmacurragh House   in 1932

Kilmacurragh House, near Kilbride in east Wicklow stands in ruin in the midst of one of the most important collections of mature exotic trees in Ir(...)

Irish Museum of Modern Art, where the exhibit, entitled Nas Quebradas, was on display during the summer. Photograph: George Munday/Getty

Traces of asbestos have been found in an exhibit that had been on display at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Imma). Traces were found in a work(...)

Letterkenny General Hospital: A HSE spokesman said the August flood caused minimal damage to the fabric of the hospital and there was no damage to equipment.
 

 Photograph: Trevor McBride

An investigation into a flood at a Co Donegal hospital has resulted in the digging of a huge trench as well as the stationing of a pumping vehicle at(...)

Visitors outside the Casino at Marino, Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Two of Ireland’s leading conservation architects are at loggerheads over the latest renovation of the perfectly proportioned Casino at Marino, whic(...)

Feichin Mulkerrin at the storm-damaged graveyard on Inishark Island. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

When Micheál Ó Suilleabháin witnessed his name carved in stone as builder of Inishark’s slipway and pier, he may never have imagined a series of Atlan(...)

The tombstone of John Parr, the first British soldier killed in World War I, on August 21st, 1914, at the Military Cemetery of Saint-Symphorien in Spiennes, Mons. Photograph: Benoit Doppagne/AFP/Getty Images

President Michael D Higgins is to attend an official British commemoration for the start of the first World War at Mons in Belgium. He will be among (...)

State properties should be made available to local authorities to address the housing crisis, Independent TD Clare Daly has told the Dáil. Photograph: The Irish Times

State properties should be made available to local authorities to address the housing crisis, Independent TD Clare Daly has told the Dáil.“It is an in(...)

Galway Heritage Officer Dr Jim Higgins with two stone axe heads, thought to be more than 5,000 years old, found on the Galway coastline. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Archaeologists have identified yet more historic material thrown up by the new year storms on the Atlantic seaboard, including a pink granite q(...)

Air Corps crew and OPW workers remove a delivery of stone from the helipad on Skellig Michael. Photographs: David Sleator 1:25

The Air Corps has flown restoration materials by helicopter to Skellig Michael, off the Kerry coast, for the third time, a month before the Une(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has refused to rule out the introduction of a levy to help flood victims secure adequate insurance protection. A 1 per cen(...)