George Petrie

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Lot 52, Paul Henry’s  Evening in Achill (€150,000–€250,000) at Morgan O’Driscoll’s sale.

For the first time, auctioneer Morgan O’Driscoll has taken lots from his upcoming Irish and International Art Sale on tour. Having just returned from (...)

For the Love of Art: Dreams, by Frederic William Burton. Photograph courtesy of Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund.

In 2012 Frederic William Burton’s Hellelil and Hildebrand, The Meeting on the Turret Stairs, inspired by a story of doomed love in a medieval Danish b(...)

Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs (1864) by  Frederic William Burton Photograph: courtesy  National Gallery of Ireland

What is it? Hellelil and Hildebrand, the Meeting on the Turret Stairs (1864), a painting in the National Gallery of Ireland by Irish artist Frederic (...)

Prof Michael Herity: he served on UCD’s governing body for many years and two years after his retirement in 1994 he was elected president of the Royal Irish Academy

Michael Herity, professor emeritus of archaeology at University College, Dublin, who has died aged 86, was a scholar of great breadth, sharp intellect(...)

Dun Aengus (at right), on Inis Mór in the  Aran Islands. File photograph: Tourism Ireland

Emergency support works have had to be carried out at one of the country’s most important heritage sites. Support scaffolding had to be erected at Dun(...)

A booley or summer cattle grazing settlement found recently in the Partry mountains of south Mayo by archaeologist Michael Gibbons

Damage caused by Storm Rachel to fragile coastal heritage reinforces the need for a dedicated State archaeological “rescue” unit, according to nort(...)

William O Flaherty, Palmerstown, Dublin pictured during the Dublin Toy & Train Fair in 2002. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Careers Zoo Record numbers are expected to attend the Career Zoo, which takes place at the Convention Centre in Dublin from 10am to 5pm tomorro(...)

Jimmy Deenihan, Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs, addressing a Daniel O’Connell Commemoration ceremony near the O’Connell Tower in Glasnevin Cemetery. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Visitors to Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery will be able to climb the iconic O’Connell Tower for the first time in more than 40 years following a €(...)

In the subdued light of the conservation-friendly Print Gallery of the National Gallery of Ireland, William Evans’s watercolours, painted in the 1830s(...)