Storm Atiyah tracks from Iceland to Ireland on Sunday morning. Photograph: Earth.nullschool.net.

Storm Atiyah has made landfall in Ireland bringing high winds and rough seas along the west coast. Waves reaching heights of eight metres in Atlantic(...)

Two days into the Civil War, an explosion destroyed the Public Records Office attached to the Four Courts in Dublin.

An attempt to recreate Ireland’s archives destroyed in a fire in June 1922 has been successful to a “greater extent than ever previously imagined,” t(...)

Archaeological works ongoing on Monday at the site where Apollo House previously stood, on the junction of Tara Street and Poolbeg Street in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni

The ruins of a large Catholic church which was built in the centre of Dublin more than 300 years ago have been discovered on the Apollo House site. T(...)

Ardmore Studios: Planned  expansion suggests the current environment and incentives in Ireland are attractive enough for investors. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Perched on a bluff overlooking the M11 motorway just south of Bray in Co Wicklow, Ardmore Studios is an unglamorous huddle of tatty industrial units c(...)

House of The Dead: the barrister Brendan Kilty saved 15 Usher’s Island from structural collapse

On a freezing cold winter’s night in 1987 I was dancing by myself on the first floor of a derelict squat at the wrong end of Dublin’s quays. Debris, d(...)

James Joyce’s House of the Dead at 15 Usher’s Island. File Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times.

Turning James Joyce’s House of the Dead into a Joycean cultural centre would be “foolhardy”, one of the co-owners of the building has said, adding tha(...)

The OPW  said while the ancient monuments themselves are not being affected, the visitor centre is “struggling to cope with the demand”, especially on busy days during the summer. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The number of annual visitors to a 6th century monastery in Co Offaly is approximately double what it was designed to handle, putting the site and its(...)

Concerns have been raised unsuitable individuals could seek access to children through applying for certain jobs and avoid vetting. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Organisations under the aegis of the Department of Culture are taking legal advice over a row with the Garda National Vetting Bureau, it has emerged. (...)

Leo Varadkar at U2’s Croke Park concert in 2017: artists and performers still haven’t found what they’re looking for from the Government. Photograph: Eric Luke

The rule of 72 is a method used in finance to roughly calculate the annual percentage increase needed to double a sum of money within a set time. It t(...)

Culture Night is ‘a social opportunity to get out and enjoy the city, as well as the art, in a festival atmosphere’

For one night each September, we become a nation of culture lovers. In this parallel universe, people queue to get into museums, line up outside galle(...)

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