Best Shops winner (gift/design/interiors) in Powerscourt Townhouse Centre. Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill 2:29

The Burren Perfumery, Co Clare  What a year it’s been for The Burren Perfumery, situated in Carron, Co Clare. Since winning the Best (...)

Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald: his charges take on Offaly in the first round of the All-Ireland senior hurling qualifers. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Back to the track once more for Davy Fitz and his stable of young colts. If there’s no particular mystery in the outcome here, Clare are never less(...)

Several changes were made to the name and address details on the account of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick on the bank’s internal record system, a trial has heard. Photograph: Courts Collins

Three former Anglo Irish Bank officials accused of hiding bogus off-shore accounts in an alleged tax evasion scheme were involved in helping Revenue i(...)

 The trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank officials continues   at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph:Frank Miller /The Irish Times

Monies were transferred from accounts connected to the former head of Anglo Irish Bank, Sean FitzPatrick, into a staff loan account for a few days at (...)

Dublin’s Kevin Nolan: the former All Star decided to spend his summer in the United Stares. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Every day it seems we’re reading about the latest batch of young, talented GAA players heading over to the US, but believe it or not there have bee(...)

 Kieran McGeeney’s Armagh side take on Wicklow at the Athletic Grounds with victory likely. Photograph: Inpho

There’s no real mystery for either side here – this is their fourth meeting in four years in the qualifiers so they ought to have a fair idea of what (...)

Rubens portrait of the Bearded Man.

Christie’s has formally withdrawn seven pictures owned by the Alfred Beit Foundation from next month’s ‘Old Masters’ auctions in London. The action ho(...)

The remains of Olivia Burke arrive at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The funeral of Berkeley balcony collapse victim Olivia Burke (21) was held in Dublin on Wednesday morning. Ms Burke’s remains arrived at the Our Lad(...)

The Alfred Beit Foundation is to consider postponing the sale of a number of paintings from Russborough House in Co Wicklow.

The controversial sale of artworks from Russborough House at Christie’s in London may not go ahead after private Irish donors offered to buy the pictu(...)

Pat Smullen will be on board Mustajeeb in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Ascot. Photograph: Reuters.

Australians have got used to Dermot Weld upsetting their Melbourne Cup prejudices over the decades but they may have to get their heads around the le(...)