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Visitors at the National Gallery of Ireland after it reopened today. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The traffic-light entry system displayed on a screen at the entrance to the National Gallery of Ireland was showing green at 9.45am on Tuesday. The do(...)

Paul Regan’s film On In-Between sees him drifting along River Liffey.

For many, Culture Night, which has now been around for 15 years, means going to real places in a world of buzzy streets and chance creative encounters(...)

Double Portrait, 1985-86, by Lucien Freud. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh/IMMA

As Ireland’s museums and galleries reopen, here’s a look at what’s on the walls. Some galleries are operating timed entries and ticketing systems, so (...)

KiwiCo camps kick off online from June 22nd, and offer loads of free content for 3 to 11 year olds

AS SUMMER STRETCHES OUT AHEAD OF US WITH ACTIVITIES CURBED BY COVID-19, THERE ARE STILL PLENTY OF CHEAP AND CHEERFUL WAYS TO KEEP THE CHILDREN OCCUPIE(...)

Cobalt blue Ketzal blanket €325

Cool, damp evenings call for the warmth of a throw that can do double duty as a room accessory and a cosy wrap. Luckily there’s plenty of choice from (...)

A section of ‘Song of Lasting Sorrow’, two 10m painted handscrolls by the Japanese painter Kano Sansetsu

What is it? Song of Lasting Sorrow, two 10m painted handscrolls by the Japanese painter Kano Sansetsu, dates from the late 1640s. It is based on the (...)

Chester Beatty Library: Simurgh rescues Zal in an ink-and-gold illustration from the Iranian epic The Book of Kings. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

I have my hands behind my back in the reference section of the Chester Beatty Library, a pen in one of them. I am terrified that I will topple over an(...)

South Lodge Clonmannon Ashford Co Wicklow

South Lodge sits on the grounds of Clonmannon Estate just outside Ashford in Co Wicklow. The estate, originally owned by Chester Beatty, the mining ma(...)

Ouragh at 20A Shrewsbury Road is a modern six bed that went on the market through receivers in 2015 seeking €7million

Aviation mogul Dómhnal Slattery has emerged as the buyer of the former Shrewsbury Road home of Sean Dunne and Gayle Killilea for €5.6 million. Slatter(...)

Hong Ling: A Peak of Reds

Hong Ling: A Retrospective Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle ***** The Chester Beatty is justifiably best-known as a treasure house of antiquit(...)

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