Woodlawn House, Co Galway, taken from Abandoned Mansions of Ireland II – More Portraits of Forgotten Stately Homes by Tarquin Blake, published by  Collins Press

Protected structures in rural villages throughout the country are boarded up, with many in danger of collapsing because the owners cannot afford to pr(...)

Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa wants you to Snuggle Up with their latest package until March 31th.

Top Trips  Japan and Sri Lanka are the latest additions to the top-10 long-haul bookings list according to holiday specialists Travel Counsellors(...)

Minister for  Heritage  Josepha Madigan (right) is pictured at the  National Biodiversity Conference at Dublin Castle with Jane Stout, Professor in Botany at Trinity College Dublin, and Prof John Fitzgerald, chairman of the Climate Change Advisory Council. Photograph:  Colm Mahady/Fennell Photography.

A series of 40 actions to address a biodiversity crisis facing Ireland have been announced by a coalition of Government departments, State agencies, e(...)

Orlaith McBride, Director of the Arts Council said the doubling of the programme is a ‘significant step’ towards the arts being a ‘lived experience for every child and young person in the country’. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

An initiative that sees artists work with children and young people will be rolled out to a further 150 schools across the country this year(...)

The two-acre site was  sold in 2016 to a local developer for €5million

A contentious planning battle near chic Monkstown village in south Co Dublin appears to have ended after An Bord Pleanála gave the gree(...)

Virginia Teehan: ‘Now the profile of our heritage needs to be more prominent at a time of conflicting resources’

Virginia Teehan is “so happy for myself”. This might apply to her appointment as the new chief executive officer (CEO) for the Heritage Council on the(...)

The popularity of the site has increased since it appeared in the Star Wars film series.

The number of visitors landing on the Unesco World Heritage site of Skellig Michael off the coast of Kerry is one and a half times what is considered (...)

The fossilised tracks found on Valentia Island were probably made by an animal with four limbs evolved from fish ancestors over 400 million years ago. Photograph: National Geographic

The site of Ireland’s 365 million-year-old tetrapod footprints on Valentia Island in Kerry has been temporarily closed to the public. The tracks whi(...)

A GIS generated terrain model of the Newgrange flood plain at Brú na Bóinne showing the principal archaeological sites from the 2018 aerial survey.

The full scale of archaeological discoveries at Newgrange revealed by the summer drought has been described as “staggering”. A series of “immense” ti(...)

Trade unionist Delia Larkin signing the Anti-Conscription Pledge at City Hall, April 1918. Photograph: National Library

Dáil Éireann: The First 100 Years, 1919-2019 Tuesday, December 11th; Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin; €20/€10 The Houses of the Oireachtas (...)

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