Sir William Orpen’s ‘On The Hill of Howth, Co Dublin’

The last of the big Dublin autumn art auctions – at Whyte’s on Monday – includes three very different images of women by three of the big names in Iri(...)

Former State solicitor Barry Galvin: in 1986 he wrote: “I requested him as earnestly as I could to do something to prevent the situation getting out of hand and in fact he became quite annoyed with me.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Up to 50 members of the Southern Law Association staged a revolt at Cork City District Court in 1986 after a judge threatened to jail a solicitor, ac(...)