Shouting, Jack B Yeats is expected to set a new record for the artist (€1.5m- €2m),  Whyte’s

Coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of the country’s most important artists, two forthcoming sales will test the market for the (...)

Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell says there were upsides to not winning the Nobel Prize – “Once you win a Nobel prize, you won’t get any other prize.”

When Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell “stumbled on something new” during her PhD studies at Cambridge University, she was about to make what the Royal Societ(...)

Conor Pope  in the National Botanic Gardens in Glasnevin in Dublin where a number of generations of his family worked and lived over many years. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

I know absolutely nothing about the McCanns who once lived in the small red-brick cottage on the grounds of the Botanic Gardens in Glasnevin in Dublin(...)

 Sean Ross Abbey in Roscrea, Tipperary,  a mother and baby home  from 1930 to 1970. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Damning testimonies from anguished women who lived in mother and baby homes are not confined to the last century. After the reformist Lady Arbella Den(...)

UXDX will be back in action in-person in October

The Covid crisis may not be far from over but some organisations are plotting a return to normality, not least tech conference organiser UXDX, which i(...)

Trinity College chief operating officer Geraldine Ruane has been named as chief executive of the RDS, home of the Dublin Horse Show. Photograph: Ryan Byrne

Trinity College’s chief operating officer Geraldine Ruane has been named as the new chief executive of the Royal Dublin Society (RDS). Ms Ruane will (...)

Interior of Michael Smurfit’s private residence, showing portraits by William Orpen

The private art collection owned by businessman Michael Smurfit is to be sold over the course of the coming year through various auctions by Sotheby’s(...)

 Seanad candidate Ruth Coppinger: the former  Solidarity TD took Senator Michael McDowell to task over his praise of ‘billionaire misogynist’ Mike Bloomberg. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Let us not forget that there are more important things going on than the formation of a new government, the search for a saviour for the Labour Party (...)

At the women in showjumping discussion in the RDS yesterday were (from left)  team manager of Great Britain Di Lampard, showjumper Susan Fitzpatrick  and equestrian manager of the RDS Fiona Sheridan. Photograph: Tom Honan

Just one-in-five of the showjumpers competing in Ireland at the highest levels are women, partly because women doubt themselves more, a showjumping ga(...)

A sign welcoming visitors to Portrush for the Open at Royal Portrush Golf Club. The club was founded in 1892, and  received its  royal imprimatur  the same year. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The venue for this year’s Open championship, Royal Portrush, is one of six clubs on the island that has the royal prefix, five of which were bestowed (...)

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