Attendance at the official opening of the refurbished Cork courthouse on Anglesea Street. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A new €34.8 million criminal court complex in Cork will meet the city’s needs for decades to come, according to Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan.(...)

Untitled Gauze Painting by Kohei Nakata

Four perspectives on contemporary Irish art, as selected by Brian Duggan, Sarah Glennie, Jenny Haughton and Declan Long. Pallas Projects Gallery, 115-(...)

Socially engaged: Deirdre O’Mahony made X-PO a focus for the community

People tend to think that the rule book for the visual arts was banished forever when Marcel Duchamp submitted his urinal to the International Exhibit(...)

Mimetic House, Leitrim designed by architect Dominic Stevens. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Among the heated debates we’re noted for frequently resurrecting in this country, one that shows signs of emerging again into a full- on argument is (...)

From left, Liam Burke, PJ Brady, Angela Harding, Sheila Flitton and Michael Judd at the Irish Theatre Institute, Dublin. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

You can hear the actors before you see them: five spirited thespians reunited after one of their most important projects in years. Between them, they(...)

Detail from Matriline, a Kathleen Lynn Mosaic by Mary Kelly

By any standard, Kathleen Florence Lynn ranks as a hard act to follow. Insider on the Outside is a co-ordinated series of exhibitions curated by Cath(...)

Warm tributes were paid today to the longest serving circuit court judge in the country, Judge Patrick Moran, when he retired after nearly 25 years on the bench. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Warm tributes were paid today to the longest serving circuit court judge in the country, Judge Patrick Moran, when he retired after nearly 25 years o(...)