David Hicks

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Designer Suzie McAdam has taken the Irish interiors world by storm since bursting on the scene in 2010, with the unique blend of whimsy and cool that (...)

When people come to visit us at Clonbrock Castle, flanked by its picturesque assemblage of turrets, walled gardens and cottages, they usually first ex(...)

Iris Murdoch and her husband, John Bayley, Warton Professor of English at Oxford. While her imbroglios outside marriage have long been known about, these letters lay bare Murdoch’s almost desperate desires – and not only for men. Bayley remained a rock, however; and she always came home

“I should tell you that I have parted company with my virginity,” wrote 23-year-old Iris Murdoch to the soldier Frank Thompson in January 1943. She ha(...)

A Northern Ireland businessman is hoping to carry off what has to be the biggest post-bust property flip yet with the launch to the international mark(...)

 Australian former convicted terrorist and former detainee at Guantanamo Bay David Hicks speaks at a press conference in Sydney, Australia. Photograph: Nikki Short/EPA

An Australian former Guantanamo Bay detainee has claimed after a US military appeals court threw out his conviction on a terrorism charge that he wa(...)

The Vere Foster Family, 1907, by William Orpen  (The National Gallery of Ireland)

During the compilation of my new book Irish Country Houses – Portraits & Painters, I discovered many interesting things, such as that the grand(...)

The Co Mayo-born author, David Hicks,  “criss-crossed the country gathering information in relation to the portraits”

Irish Country Houses – Portraits & Painters is the title of a new book that tells the stories behind portraits associated with former residents of(...)