James Gandon

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Susie Dent: ‘There has never been a golden age of English. Even in the era of Keats and Shakespeare, people complained about the abuse of language.’ Photograph: Stewart Williams

The Countdown lexicographer on a life-long love of languages, accidental fame and why ‘gobsHIte’ isn’t as Irish as we think In the dumbed-down w(...)

Lot 72 Jack B. Yeats, Early Morning, Glasnevin, €177,000–€295,000

A collection of Irish art and furniture from the estate of the late housebuilder Patrick Joseph Kelly will be auctioned by Sotheby’s in London on Marc(...)

A view of a new exhibition at Emo Court, Co Laois

Head to Emo Court in Co Laois for an exquisite exhibition of contemporary artwork on display throughout the neo-classical mansion designed by James Ga(...)

Lot 16 Western Landscape by Paul Henry is seeking €100,000–€150,000

The forthcoming Important Irish Art Sale of 205 lots by Whyte’s auction house, at the RDS on May 27th, will feature a large selection of works by Loui(...)

Bono in a  still from the film U2: An Cat Dubh.  Photograph:  IFI/Merry Doyle

For the first time in nearly 40 years, extended footage of U2 shot when they played the roof of an inner-city Dublin community centre in 1982 is to be(...)

Casino Marino: Ireland’s miniature 18th-century architectural masterpiece

Open House Dublin, the annual architectural showcase, starts today and runs all weekend. We’ll all get to peek behind the doors of buildings, private (...)

Nano Nagle Place: a renovated space for Cork’s 21st-century communities

The legacy of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin in Ireland; the history of the earliest piece of documented Chinese porcelain in Europe, the Fonthill Vas(...)

A section of the north city quays captured by German photographer David Jazay and a montage of how it looks today. Photographs: David Jazay, Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Dublin Before the Tiger is a long-term study of the inner city from 1982 to 1992 by German photographer David Jazay. As a visitor to Dublin in those(...)

Anne Maree Barry and Patricia Cronin

Glance through the plate glass window of the Lab on Foley Street and you’ll find that New York-based artist Patricia Cronin has transformed the main g(...)

The centrepiece of Roslyn Park is a distinctive period house designed in 1790 by James Gandon.

The Department of Education is to base two schools in the Rehab Group’s spacious Roslyn Park facility in Sandymount, Dublin 4, after completing its pu(...)

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