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Actor Brendan Gleeson has said Irish people want art but only if they do not have to subsidise it.  Mr Gleeson dismissed as a “bogus argument” the suggestion that State money spent on the arts would be better spent on public services.

Actor Brendan Gleeson has said Irish people want art but only if they do not have to subsidise it. Mr Gleeson dismissed as a “bogus argument” the su(...)

There are more than 25 billion one and two cent coins in circulation across the EU, costing more than €400 million. Photograph: Ulrich Baumgarten via Getty Images

This week, the Central Bank will publish details of how it plans to phase out one and two cent coins from widespread circulation. The coins will re(...)

Mick Harford, district parks officer with Dublin City Council in St Anne’s Rose Gardens in Raheny. Photographs: Richard Johnston

If you’re a dedicated rose-lover, then perhaps you already know the story of ‘Peace’. An aristocrat amongst rose cultivars which celebrates its 80th b(...)

Brother Hubbard’s middle eastern breakfast plate.

Tis the season of goodwill to all men, right? Even those who have opened achingly hip cafes and hotels. So, no grousing about the two new brunch ve(...)