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David Hockney: ‘I’m teaching the French how to paint Normandy.’ Photograph: Nathanael Turner/New York Times

“I think it looks terrific,” says David Hockney. “It’s all on one theme, isn’t it? And there’s not many exhibitions like that, really, a show all abou(...)

Cannabis found in a ditch by gardaí. Photograph: Gardainfo/Twitter

Cannabis worth an estimated €1.24 million was found by gardai in a ditch along the Carlow-Laois border on Friday evening. Gardai recovered 62kg of ca(...)

American actor Kirk Douglas in 1955. Photograph:  Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty

Kirk Douglas Born: December 9th, 1916 Died: February 5th, 2020 Kirk Douglas, one of the last surviving movie stars from Hollywood’s golden age, whose(...)

Termonfeckin beach, where a 14-year-old girl got into difficulties on Friday.

A 14-year-old girl has died after getting into difficulty while swimming at a beach in Co Louth. It is understood she and two other youths who were (...)

Anak, an Asian elephant at Dublin Zoo, enjoys a cooling shower from a keeper. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The warm and sunny weather is set to continue for at least two days for most of the country. Temperatures reached 28 degrees on Thursday at Shannon,(...)

Gerard Byrne in his Ranelagh home. Photograph: Ruth Maria/

Painter Gerard Byrne and his landscaper wife Agata have converted a sliver of Ranelagh real estate into an expansive gallery-cum-home – one that has v(...)

Vincent van Gogh’s ‘Self-portrait with Bandaged Ear’ (1889). Photograph: Peter Barritt/Getty Images/SuperStock RM

It is the most famous act of self-mutilation in the history of art, but the exact motivation – love? Jealousy? Rage? – for Vincent van Gogh’s decision(...)