David Rooney

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The limited-edition coin designed by David Rooney.

Just in time for Halloween, the Central Bank has launched a commemorative €15 Bram Stoker Dracula collector coin. The silver proof coin commemorates (...)

Australian actress Nicole Kidman and Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos attend a press conference for  The Killing of a Sacred Deer at the 70th  Cannes Film Festival. Photograph:  AFP/Laurent Emmanuel/Getty Images

Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Killing of a Sacred Deer, an Irish production from Element Pictures, has premiered to great acclaim at the 70th Cannes Film Fes(...)

Cartoon of banker Seán FitzPatrick as a racing driver by David Rooney, which sold for €3,000

1 On St Patrick’s Day at Christie’s in London £435,000 (€554,000) was paid for a pair of paintings by the late Irish artist Tony O’Malley which – when(...)

Easter 1916: part of David Rooney’s illustration of Edward Daly

By his own account David Rooney was an unlikely person to be asked to illustrate a book about the men and women of 1916. “For me growing up, everythin(...)

“Pole Position” by artist David Rooney has  Anglo Irish Bank’s Seán FitzPatrick as a Formula One racing driver. The drawing sold for  €3,000 o at Sheppard’s Irish Auction House in Durrow, Co Laois

The original artwork for an Irish Times cartoon of Anglo Irish Bank’s Seán FitzPatrick as a Formula One racing driver sold for €3,000 at Sheppard’s Ir(...)

Members of the Fingal Old IRA Commemorative Society re-enacting the Battle of Ashbourne at the launch of the Fingal 2016 Centenary Programme in Swords County Hall last month

February 26th, 1916 A disgruntled “observer” of Dublin student life has penned a caustic letter to The Irish Times noting the contrast between the n(...)

The black-and-white pen-and-ink drawing entitled “Pole Position” depicts Seán FitzPatrick as a Formula One driver in an Anglo Irish Bank branded racing car.  Illustration: David Rooney

The original artwork for an Irish Times cartoon of Anglo Irish Bank’s Seán FitzPatrick has turned up in a fine art auction and will be sold next mont(...)

Judge Mary Ellen Ring  sentenced  Jason Curry to eight years in prison

A Dublin man has been sentenced to eight years for stabbing his friend in the stomach and chest, leaving him with life-threatening injuries.Jason Curr(...)