One-year-old Sean Dunne from Ashford at the first turkey auction at Ashbourne, Co Meath. Photograph: Eddie Kelly

Chicken – who, moi?” This shot from the first ever turkey auction at Ashbourne, Co Meath, shows one-year-old Sean Dunne, from Ashford, Co Wicklow, loo(...)

Laze purple sofa from DFS

Move on from green So 2018 may bring political chaos, environmental degradation and war with North Korea and/or Russia – but hey. Look on the bright (...)

A mild protest. An unlovely lump of land. A grey day. Today’s news picture shows the blustery beginning of the infamous Baldoyle racecourse rezoning s(...)

The Boyne Viaduct poster by Roger O’Reilly which will be showcased at Gifted Contemporary Craft and Design Fair at the RDS

Vintage travel posters are among the most highly sought-after collectibles just now. At Christies of London this week, Zermatt – an Art Deco lithograp(...)

Courbe sofa, available in a variety of shades and pictured here in Rubine from Jonnmar, Donnybrook

“Dream tonight of peacock tails and diamond fields . . .” wrote Thomas Pynchon in his richly imaginative novel V. The newly opened Jonnmar showroom in(...)

In my house, the dusting of decorative figurines is an infrequent and offhand activity. So the care with which the woman in today’s photograph is poli(...)

Handwoven throw and cushion from Studio Donegal. Image courtesy of Craft Editions

’Tis the season to weave together long-standing traditions and contemporary innovations: something the folks at Studio Donegal already do, and in grea(...)

Smog over Capel Street bridge on the Liffey, with the Four Courts in the background. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh / THE IRISH TIMES

Romantic, eh? A winter’s night in Dublin city. A view of Capel Street bridge – with the dome of the Four Courts behind – which wouldn’t look out of pl(...)

Ruby and diamond cluster bracelet from John Weldon Auctioneers (Lot 149, estimate €4,500 to €5,500)

Regardless of what the weather is doing, nothing brightens the atmosphere in the house on Christmas morning like the sparkle of diamonds. And with th(...)

Textile designer Michi’s vibrant knitted cushions in lambswool, (€75).

Destination cookware The Triggerfish Cookshop in Blackrock, Dublin, will appeal to anyone who enjoys spending time in the kitchen. Co(...)