Two memorials in Ireland Park,  on Éireann Quay on the shores of Lake Ontario,  remember the 1,186 immigrants who died from typhoid on their way from Ireland in 1847. Photograph: David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images

In a hidden corner of Toronto, between the Billy Bishop City Airport and the abandoned Canada Malting Plant, lies a monument to the 1,186 Irish immigr(...)

Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau at  the Famine Memorial on Dublin’s Custom House Quay as part of his brief visit to Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: AFP  / Paul Faith/Getty Images

Prime minister of Canada Justin Trudeau visited the Famine Memorial on Dublin’s Custom House Quay as part of his brief visit to Dublin on Tuesday, fol(...)

Eunice Adeleye was born in Ireland to Nigerian parents in 2007. In school her favourite subject is maths. She loves to dress up and get her hair done. Photograph: Kim Haughton

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best, and Kim Haughton’s project Portrait of a Century is genius in both its simplicity and impact. The Irish pho(...)

The main bedroom of 3 Clifton Terrace in Monkstown, Co Dublin has its own living space

It is difficult without the use of too many superlatives to describe 3 Clifton Terrace; a fine Regency residence overlooking the sea in Monkstown. Th(...)

Michael Collins arrives at his final destination, Ireland Park in Toronto.

The Irish Diaspora Run saw Michael Collins run almost 900km between June 10th and July 10th, from Grosse Île to Toronto, tracing the steps taken by th(...)

Ib Jorgensen at home in Donnybrook. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Danish-born couturier known for his perfectionism and craftsmanship opened what became a flourishing business in 1956 in South Frederick Street a(...)

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In recent years, sculpture consigned from Ireland to auction at Sotheby’s in London has achieved some remarkable prices. The latest success story unfo(...)

‘Airman of Inisheer’ by Margaret Clarke

“Since the beginning of 2015 the Irish art market has experienced a resurgence and there is a palpable confidence in the saleroom with collect(...)

Hastings Railway Station by Walter Frederick Osborne: sold for £62,500 at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s much-anticipated Irish art sale in London on Wednesday afternoon didn’t quite live up to expectations, with 26 of the 71 lots remaining unso(...)

Detail from ‘Portrait of Vivian Hugh Smith’ (1867-1956), later 1st Baron Bicester of Tusmore Park, by Sir William Orpen

Monday (September 28th) Whyte’s, Irish & International Art auction, RDS, Dublin 4. 80 per cent of lots sold. An original oil painting for the fro(...)

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