The National Museum of Ireland today unveiled a recently recovered collection of some 900 artefacts which it said had been looted from historic(...)

A hoard of late Bronze Age gold ornaments that was found at Mooghaun North, Co Clare, in 1854. The newly recovered treasure trove found in the UK includes medieval silver coins, military items and a Bronze Age axe and Bronze Age spear-head, all believed to have been illegally removed from Ireland between 2009 and 2012. Photograph: National Museum of Ireland

Treasure hunters using metal detectors are believed to have been behind the removal of nearly 900 artefacts, including a bronze age axe and medieva(...)

A man in his 40s was in custody last night after being arrested in connection with the theft of more than €1 million worth of paintings, artefa(...)

Minister for Arts Jimmy Deenihan said: “As this is an active investigation, I must be cautious in any comment I make in order not to impact on the investigation that is under way.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A man has been arrested in relation to the theft of State-owned paintings from the Department of Arts earlier this year. The art works an(...)

Education April 2013. WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 10:The National Gallery of Art's High School Summer Institute students Sam Girardot, 15, Mary Matecki, 17, and Ateret Sultan-Reisler, 17, add a little paint to one of the mobiles they created as a permanent installation at Northwest One Library are  hung Tuesday July 10,  2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

The role of the arts within education over the years has been patchy, to say the least. And with relations between teachers and Minister for Educat(...)

T he oldest “modern” Europeans are thought to date from about 42000 BC. The oldest spoken European languages ar(...)

Irish tea brands have been tapping into emigrants’ nostalgia for a cup of tea for years now, with sentimental television ads featuring misty-ey(...)

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