Ballyconneely

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Paul Murphy, Richard Boyd Barrett  and Bríd Smith of Solidarity/People Before Profit. Murphy has left the Socialist Party to form his own far-left party which he will launch on Monday.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Here’s a heartwarming little announcement aimed at Paul Murphy – who left the Socialist Party on Thursday – which arrived too late for this week’s Soc(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and former taoiseach Brian Cowen greet one another at the funeral of Mark Killilea in Belclare, Co Galway. Photograph: Hany Marzouk

Former minister Mark Killilea was a “great people person” who “understood that to get things done you had to cross divides”, Fianna Fáil leader Micheá(...)

Child in Interior, an oil–on–canvas by John Shinnors which sold for €21,500

AUCTION RESULTS Monday and Tuesday (August 7th and 8th) Dolan’s Art & Antiques Auction, Ballyconneely, Connemara, Co Galway. Overall percentage: (...)

‘Connemara Bogpools’, oil-on-canvas, by Patrick Hennessy (€6,000-€8,000)

Holiday-makers and locals in Connemara and west Cork this Bank Holiday weekend have access to two big art and antiques’ auctions. In west Cork, Morgan(...)

Roundstone from the harbour. The Galway village comes alive during the summer.

Roundstone in Connemara is a pretty little village set on the edge of the bog about a 70-minute drive north of Galway city. Next stop: America. The s(...)

Snowfall: “I’ve seen frosty mornings where the spray of a leaking hose made art out of dead stalks of cow parsley.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

I spent about a third of the year in the country, walking the roads of south Monaghan and north Louth. I walked on the day that Bowie died. Little Jan(...)

‘Window Sill’ by William John Leech made  €25,500 at Dolan’s

Auction results Monday & Tuesday (August 1st& 2nd) Dolan’s Art Auction House, summer art auction, Ballyconneely, Connemara, Co Galway. 80 pe(...)

Burning of the Kelp on Clare Island, by Tony O’Malley

The legacy of the prolific Irish artist Tony O’Malley, who died in 2003, is turning out to be the gift that keeps on giving. In March this year, two (...)