Bill Bolger, who died recently in his sleep, was a pioneering force in the birth of the Irish design industry. Design had largely been a cottage indus(...)

Businesses and organisations including the Guinness Storehouse, the National College of Art and Design and the Digital Hub Development Agency have come together to produce a 90-day plan aimed at improving the appearance and the perception of Thomas Street in Dublin  to encourage shoppers and tourists to use the street.

One of Dublin most historic streets is in danger of sliding into irrevocable decline, due to “State-sponsored dereliction”, a city business org(...)

For anybody involved in the Irish-language movement, Domhnall Ó Lubhlaí (above) was revered and respected

Gearóid Ó Conchubhair was watching TV at home last October when news broke that Jimmy Savile had sexually abused scores of underage girls durin(...)

Elizabeth Brennan, Cathy Henderson and Mary Hunter working on the 1913 Lockout Tapestry. The creative process is a collective experience, with each of the panels created by members of craft,  community and prison groups. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The thing to remember about the 1913 Lockout Tapestry is that it’s not a tapestry. “It’s not a tapestry,” says Helen Jakobsen, a member (...)

The foothills of the Blackstairs Mountains, on the Carlow-Wexford border, have never witnessed the likes. A sheepdog named Rothko – if you don’(...)

Entering through the Palladian portals of Burlington House, home of the Royal Academy of Arts, London, past the statue of Sir Joshua Reynolds, (...)