Over at the website for One Molesworth Street, you can discover that the Henry J Lyons-designed office block, which houses the Ivy Restaurant at ground level, “has been carefully sculpted to sit comfortably within the historic context”. Image: Visual Lab.

A trouble with architecture is that, by the time it’s built, it’s way too late to do anything about it – apart from, to quote Frank Lloyd Wright, plan(...)

Jeremy Williams, at Portmagee, Co Kerry, in 1977. Photograph: Jochem Jourdan, from the cover of Jeremy Williams: One of a Kind (Lilliput Press)

Like the bards and harpers of ancient Ireland, the late Jeremy Williams – artist, historian, and architect – led a nomadic existence. He had his own h(...)

Kath Cottier, a Director of Beacon South Quarter, and Andrew Prior, an owner there, outside Leinster House, as they prepare to set up a lobbying group. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Politicians will face pressure in next year’s general election campaign to support calls to compensate tens of thousands of apartment owners who face (...)

An image from ‘Labourers’ Cottages of County Wexford’, at the Irish Architectural Archive

Sovereign Realms Margo Banks. Solomon Fine Art, Balfe St, Dublin Until August 3rd Margo Banks’s precisely observed, dynamic, mixed media depictions(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the launch in the Irish Architectural Archive. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Being Taoiseach “takes up practically every waking hour of your day” Enda Kenny said last night, reflecting on the nature of his role and the defendin(...)

Kate Madden of  Loreto College on St Stephen’s Green, explains her project Will Eating a Mars Bar Increase the Average Speed of a Galloping Pony?  to President Michael D Higgins back in 2013. Photograph: Eric Luke

Two young entrepreneurs made a big impression on the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall when they met in Áras An Uachtaráin on Wednesday. Sister(...)

RESULTS: Tuesday (March 14th) Sotheby’s, New York. Auction of Chinese porcelain entitled “Ming: The Intervention of Imperial Taste”. Lot 8, “a superb(...)

An architectural drawing on display in the House and Home exhibition

As the debate over the housing crisis carries over into another year – conducted chiefly at the level of a political blame game – the Irish Architectu(...)

The bar with sparkling carpet at Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud on Merrion Street in Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Flower power at Powerscourt You know how it goes: You see a picture in a magazine. You assemble the prescribed bits and bobs – twigs, wire-cutters, g(...)

Christmas on the Square: Houses on Merrion Square open their doors to the public on November 26th

Form an orderly queue ... Vorsprung Durch Teknik, folks: oh, hang on. The tagline on Miele’s sleek and stylish kitchen appliances is Immer Besser, wh(...)

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