Kevin McLoughlin is a curator at the Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery. He visited the museum at the Tsz Shan Monastery Buddhist Art Museum last week

Working Abroad Q&A: Dubliner Kevin McLoughlin lives in Hong Kong, where he works as a curator at the Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery (...)

Lynne Coyle, MW (right) with her fellow wine-maker Alicia Eyaralar at Bodegas Tandem in Navarra, Spain.

A rosé wine made in Spain by two women winemakers – one Irish and one Spanish – is set to make a big impact on the Irish wine scene this summer. The f(...)

Clint Eastwood in ‘The Outlaw Josey Wales’. Ireland still struggles with its financial “Wild West” tag. Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images

Ireland has never really managed to shake off the financial “Wild West” tag the New York Times used during the last boom to decry this State’s light-t(...)

The G.P.O. 1916 by Thomas Ryan

In 1966 a young Irish artist decided to create his own commemoration of the 1916 Rising as the State celebrated the event’s 50th anniversary. Thomas R(...)

Barbara Warren, RHA

Barbara Warren, who has died aged 91, was a highly regarded representational painter who exhibited regularly from the early 1950s. She brought her dis(...)

Artist and former banker  Bob Ryan (left) with  Maurice Manning  at the launch of Ryan’s book  With A Tap On The Knee – Memoirs Of A Reluctant Banker  in 2001. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh
Obituary: Bob Ryan
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  • April 15, 2017, 01:10

Bob Ryan, artist and former banker, who has died at the age of 86, spent most of his time in the world of finance longing to paint whenever he chose. (...)

What can you do?  Take into account resources, waste and carbon footprint, and buy local or recycled gifts where possible

The festive season poses a serious threat to the environment. An onslaught of food, toys, electronics, wrapping paper and “stuff” is on the way. This(...)

The Kalashnikov – a design classic

One of the most shocking aspects of the Bastille Day attack in Nice was the weaponising of a common vehicle in an ordinary space of leisure and work. (...)

James Gorry in his gallery on Molesworth Street, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

James Gorry is a picture restorer and art dealer and owns the Gorry Gallery, 20 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2. He holds regular exhibitions of 18t(...)

From left: Anne Holohan (13), Stephen O’Connor (13), Maria McCann (10), Alexia Angelova (8), and Bailey Jones (7), The Art Academy, Rush, Co. Dublin, at the Texaco Children’s Art Competition Awards in Kilmainham, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Some of Ireland’s most talented young artists gathered in the summer sunshine at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin today to celebrate the prize wi(...)

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