A cultural highlight: Tens of thousands people turned out to watch Royal de Luxe’s Grandmother crossing Sarsfield Bridge in Limerick. Photograph:  Liam Burke/Press 22

The biggest event of Limerick’s year as National City of Culture had 250,000 people watching a giant granny move about a city, as she captivated he(...)

Dublin-born artist Duncan Campbell  after winning the prestigious Turner Prize, presented by actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, at the Tate Britain Gallery in London tonight. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Irish-born artist Duncan Campbell has won the Turner Prize for a film which uses the image of an IRA man shot by the Parachute Regiment that later ado(...)

Tights Department, Dublin’s first boutique specialising in legwear is the initiative of Katie McDonnell, a fashion graduate of Limerick School of Ar(...)

 Irish architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey, at home in Rathmines, Dublin. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey are having a moment: they have just been awarded the RIBA Royal Gold Medal – one of world architecture’s top prizes, (...)

Ddetail of the blaze at the Glasgow School of Art Charles Rennie Mackintosh Building.  Photograph: Chris Watt/Getty Images

A salvage operation was carried out through the night as fire crews worked to “save everything that can be saved” after flames engulfed a world-fam(...)

Flames can be seen rising from the Glasgow School of Art. Photograph: Charlie Anderson/@bubblegumhyde/Twitter

Firefighters are tackling a major blaze at an historic building of one of Europe’s leading art schools.The fire at Glasgow School of Art’s Charles Ren(...)

A model shows a creation by Irish designer Sharon Wauchob as part of her new women’s collection, shown in Paris yesterday. Photograph: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

On the second day of Paris Fashion Week, Sharon Wauchob, the only Irish designer on the Paris catwalks, sent out a stellar collection yesterday(...)

Pat Cox said any future appointments such as those to fill the roles of chief executive or artistic director, would be advertised.

The interim head of Limerick City of Culture has said he is not a healer of the past but a manager for the future.Mike Fitzpatrick, head of the Limeri(...)

S inead Clarke sits at her knitting machine framed by a forest of colourful knitwear. Hanging on rails or stacked on shelves, most of these scarves, b(...)

A model at the Limerick School of Art and Design’s fashion show

A fashion incubator centre, the first of its kind in Ireland, is to be established next year by the Limerick School of Art & Design to nurt(...)