Peter Barrett of  Aviation Capital and Sean Rainbird of National Gallery of Ireland. Photograph: Shane O’Neill, SON Photographic National Gallery/SMBC Aviation Capital photos

6am I listen to the radio in bed, BBC4 first and RTÉ 1 later on. Twice a week I go to the gym for 45 minutes and have breakfast after. A pot of tea wi(...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

Lot 25: Tralee by Jack B Yeats an oil once owned by two former taoisigh. (estimate €150,000–€200,000)

The forthcoming Irish Art auction by deVeres at the Royal College of Physicians on Kildare Street on March 26th will offer almost 150 lots, spanning t(...)

The National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin was evacuated on Wednesday after a fire broke out.

The National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin has said no damage was caused to any of its artwork by an electrical fire on Wednesday. The gallery, which (...)

Wall colour has a real impact on a painting. Photograph: Getty

Hanging works of art can prove such a chore that some paintings are relegated to storage for long periods, and in many ways the way a piece is hung is(...)

Former president Mary McAleese   at the Hugh Lane Gallery in 2008, looking at Renoir’s Les Parapluies (The Umbrellas), one of 39 artworks at the centre of Sir Hugh Lane’s contested will. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Ireland has a “moral claim” to a priceless trove of impressionist paintings, including world-famous works by Renoir, Monet and Manet, its British keep(...)

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 (...)

Evan Swayne with his mother Paula The National Gallery of Ireland launched a dynamic display entitled ‘The Much More Magnificent Seven - LauraLynn at the Abbey Theatre’. PHotograph: Maxwell Photography Dublin

Paula Swayne has watched her son Luke (14) play a Gaelic football match at Croke Park, and she has cheered Luke’s little sister, Ruby (10), at gymnast(...)

Johannes Vermeer: Girl With a Pearl Earring. Photograph: Mauritshuis/Google Arts & Culture/New York Times

Johannes Vermeer, whose acute eye captured the quiet beauty of Dutch domestic life, was not a prolific artist: just 36 paintings are widely acknowledg(...)

Andrew Shannon

A man previously jailed for damaging a €10 million Monet painting has received a two year sentence for handling an oil painting stolen from a stately (...)

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