Tánaiste Joan Burton: “You cannot solve big issues with small politics. And inequality is one of those issues – if not the issue.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Tackling inequality is the most important issue facing Government, according to Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton. Referring to(...)

 The dlr LexIcon library in Dún Laoghaire has divided opinion in the borough with some criticising it as overbearing and inappropriate. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The controversial new library at Dún Laoghaire and the restoration of St Mel’s Cathedral are among the projects shortlisted for this year’s Irish Arch(...)

National Centre for Contemporary Art: the   design  comprises a series of stacked gallery spaces

Dublin-based Heneghan Peng Architects have won an international competition to build Moscow’s “super museum” — the new National Centre for Contemporar(...)

A van believed to carrying Michael Adebowale leaves Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London following his appearance yesterday when he was accused of murdering Lee Rigby. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Michael Adebowale and Michael Adebolajo, the two men arrested in Woolwich following the brutal killing of Drummer Lee Rigby, both attended the Univ(...)