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 Eileen Battersby wrote about all aspects of the arts. Photograph: Alan Betson

The funeral of former Irish Times literary correpsondent Eileen Battersby is taking place in Drogheda this morning. Battersby (60) died on December 2(...)

The Baths, at Clontarf, Dublin 3, which is to open to the public next month. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Clontarf seawater baths re-opens to the public next month, after a €2.4 million refurbishment, patrons will be able to drink a seaweed-seasoned c(...)

Under the judicial council system proposed for Ireland, every inquiry would be held in private, bar in exceptional circumstances. Photograph: iStockPhoto

The proposal to set up a judicial council comes following pressure from the Council of Europe, which has long called for an independent body with a co(...)

 More than 120 million one and two cent coins have been decommissioned since the Central Bank moved to take them out of circulation almost 12 months ago, a new report  indicates. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

More than 120 million one and two cent coins have been decommissioned since the Central Bank moved to take them out of circulation almost 12 months ag(...)

Ireland captain Paul O’Connell lifts  the Six Nations trophy at Murrayfield in March. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Six Nations Council has awarded the broadcast rights for the Six Nations Championship to TV3, starting with the 2018 tournament for a period of(...)

The recovery in the Irish retail market has prompted a UK company to bring one of Britain’s largest retail and leisure property exhibitions to Dublin (...)

Almost half of the paramedics checked out in one Health Service Executive ambulance service region had no Garda clearance, according to unpublished inspection reports dating from 2011 and 2012.

Almost half of the paramedics checked out in one Health Service Executive ambulance service region had no Garda clearance, acc(...)

Luka Bloom: Head & Heart
  • Music
  • March 14, 2014, 00:00

Luka Bloom is mining the space between the notes with increasing precision. In Head & Heart he continues the exploration, in intriguing compan(...)

 Duke Special played with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra at the Allianz Business to Arts Awards 2013 at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.Photograph: Conor McCabe

“When bankers get together for dinner,” said Oscar Wilde, “they discuss art. When artists get together for dinner, they discuss money.” Wilde w(...)

Dr Kathy Walsh  interviewed  16 homeless people over the age of 50 to find out their concerns about growing older. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Provision should be made within the health service for end-of-life care for older homeless people, a new Irish study has recommended.Homelessness, Age(...)