Inishcorrig, on Dalkey’s Coliemore Road, sold for just below €8 million

Top sellers: Dublin  1. Gorse Hill, Vico Road, Killiney, Co Dublin €9.5 million, Sherry FitzGerald and Knight Frank        (...)

Tim Husbands: to become chief executive of Westport House and Hotel Westport in Co Mayo next year.

The boss of one of Belfast’s top tourism attractions is jumping ship to become the new chief executive of Westport House and Hotel Westport in Co Mayo(...)

Bosco meets Erik Sprague aka The Lizardman in Dublin’s Smithfield for the 2016 Laya City Spectacular. This year’s event takes place from July 7th-9th (Dublin), 15th-16th (Cork). Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

JANUARY Out to Lunch January 6th-29th Take a trip to Belfast for a mind-expanding programme that includes music from James Vincent McMorrow, a live(...)

John Quinn from Belfast Community Circus performing in the Drogheda Samba Festival along West Street in Drogheda. Photograph: Alan Betson

Round Ireland Yacht Race, Wicklow Thirty-six ocean-going yachts are confirmed for this year’s Round Ireland Yacht Race which begins today. It is Irela(...)

Between now and September, a weekend will not pass without a festival or big music show of some stripe or other to tempt you with its wares. The bi(...)

Wicklow Hunt Point to Point Races by Letitia Marion Hamilton, £15,000-£25,000, at  Sotheby’s, London.

Tuesday, May 20th Adam’s, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. Fine Jewellery and Watches. Auction at 6pm. A 7.08 carat diamond ring, €50,000- €80,000; Ceylon (...)

Klare England certainly put the “family friendly” nature of the Body and Soul festival to the test last year. She arrived over from South Glou(...)