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Well, the night is nearly upon us. And at this point – if you’re not in – it’s too late for the Áras an Uachtaráin lottery, or for prebooked tickets f(...)

The McCarthy brothers lay side by side in the  hearses. Photograph: Alan Landers

The funeral has taken place in Dingle, Co Kerry, of the elderly brothers who were found dead in their house in Dublin last Tuesday. St Mary’s parish (...)

Ann Mulrooney in the kitchen of her home in Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Director of the Visual Arts Centre in Carlow, Ann Mulrooney graduated from Cork’s Crawford Art College and then London’s Royal College of Art. She exh(...)

Artist’s pallets: Fergal McCarthy on the raft he has made from Grand Canal jetsam

How do you make an artwork for a place that you don’t know? Carlow is a geographical blind spot for me. I have been in the town only once or twice, so(...)

Brenda Donohue: her natural outlook is so positive one suspects she could see the bright side of a tenement slum

Living happily in a commuter- belt town seems akin to leading a hipster lifestyle: many thousands do it, but virtually no one admits to it. Compared w(...)

Repackage, reuse: rubber boots used as flower pots on the city streets.

At last, an issue emotive enough to oust water charges from Ireland’s newsprint and airwaves, but what could it be? Recycling. So as the spectre of p(...)

Irish Parliamentary Party leader John Redmond  defended his party’s decision to oppose the Military Service Bill in House of Commons. Portrait by artist Henry Jones Thaddeus, courtesy of the National Gallery of Ireland

January 15th, 1916 Rumours are sweeping Europe that Kaiser Wilhelm II (pictured) is either gravely ill or dead. Despite official bulletins from his d(...)

The Ballyturk Group at The Irish Times Theatre Awards: Clive Welsh, Teho Teardo, John Crumlish, Eamonn Fox, Sophie Flynn, Anne Clarke, Paul Fahy, Stephen Rea, Tom Rohan, Helen Atkinson, Jamie Vartan and Val Sherlock. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

“I’ve known him longer than I’ve known my husband,” said Irish stage, television and film actor Sinéad Cusack of her friend Stephen Rea backstage a(...)

Róise Goan: ‘I don’t mean to sound naive or blunt, but to get more money, you have to be perceived to be successful by the powers that be’

Late last week, a sizeable portion of the Irish arts community gathered in a brand new Dublin bar, and tried to keep quiet. This was a surprise party (...)

Make no mistake: a successful online fundraising campaign involves a lot of work

Whatever your discipline of choice – be it visual arts, music, theatre, literature, dance or film – getting a project up and running can always be a c(...)

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