When we meet in London, Sheila O’Donnell has just won Woman Architect of the Year at the Royal Institute of British Architects awards. Earlier th(...)

An extension to a Dublin house designed by Joe Fallon Design

Planning to renovate your home or to build a new one is one of life’s bigger decisions. The first question to ask is what professional help you a(...)

EuroMillions lottery winners Frances (centre) and Patrick  Connolly:  won the £114,969,775 million jackpot in the New Year’s Day draw. Photograph: Paul Faith

The first thing Northern Ireland’s £115 million (€127 million) EuroMillions jackpot winners are likely to want to do is take a holiday and they mentio(...)

Chris Connolly: won the Tom-Gallon Trust prize of £1,000 (€1,121) for his short story, The Speed of Light and How it Cannot Help Us

There can’t be a writer alive who doesn’t appreciate a monetary prize, no matter how famous or established they are. Everything helps. Literary prizes(...)

When the doors fold back the garden comes into this Clontarf house.

After two failed attempts at securing planning permission for a house on this site in Clontarf, Dublin 3, the developer-owner sold the plot. It was su(...)

James Green (4) at the Belfast peace wall at Sliabh Dubh estate, opposite an old military sanger on the Springfield Road interface. Photograph: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

“It’s brilliant, like a whole new world,” says Gerard Frame, looking out of the window of his Ardoyne home across the Crumlin Road to Holy Cross in no(...)

Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid inside the newly constructed Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London in September 2013. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Dame Zaha Hadid, the world-renowned architect whose designs include the London Olympic aquatic centre, has died aged 65. The British designer, who w(...)

Irish architects O’Donnell + Tuomey have been pipped at the post for the premier Mies van der Rohe prize for European architecture, which went to the (...)

The Lyric Theatre in Belfast which was designed by O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects

Multiple award-winning Dublin-based architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey are to receive Britain’s Royal Gold Medal in recognition of their l(...)

A spokeswoman for Minister Heather Humphreys said the department, the Heritage Council, the Crawford Gallery and other public bodies were offering “advice and assistance” to the Shellswell White family “in working towards a sustainable future for Bantry House”.

Next month’s sale of pictures and furniture at Bantry House in west Cork has been called off – officially because Scottish fine art auctioneers Lyo(...)

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