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 Percy French:  his talents as a concert performer were not confined to music

Beyond the event itself, there was added poignancy in the place and timing of Percy French’s death, 100 years ago next week. He expired quietly while (...)

A scene from the film adaption of The Dead by James Joyce. The Dead has been described as ‘the ultimate Christmas story for grown-ups haunted by the past’.

There can be few better places outside Ireland to celebrate James Joyce’s masterly short story The Dead than the country of Henrik Ibsen, the Norwegia(...)

 Cormac Ó Braonáin’s bereft parents Eva and Lú at their son’s funeral. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Round Room of Dublin’s Mansion House has played host to many of the seminal moments in Irish history, most notably as the site of the first Dáil w(...)

The Store Yard has a selection of 19th century rocking horses,  from €350, and vintage red hat boxes from Christy’s of London c1960, €90 each.

Antique gifts have a lot to offer. Not only are they the most eco-friendly choice, they are made to last and for buyers offer a more relaxed alternati(...)

Louise Molloy and her father in law Antonio Pintor enjoying a meal in family restarant Los Pinos “which sums up what I love about Buenos Aires - family food and good wine!”

Louise Molloy went to Buenos Aires in 2011 after graduating as a pharmacist. She met her now husband in Sligo and when he decided to go back to Buenos(...)

Netherlands-based Cypriot composer Yannis Kyriakides describes the buffer zone as “an audio-visual work that explores boundaries of separation”.

Thursday 5th Ulster Orchestra/Killian Farrell Ulster Hall , Belfast Dublin conductor Killian Farrell, who is currently working at Germany’s Theater (...)

Jack B Yeats, A Paris of the West achieved €787,964 (€565,000-€905,000) at Sotheby’s Irish Art Sale

Results Damien Matthews Clontarf Sale, November 16th and 17th Fancy yellow diamond 4.01ct €32,000 (€45,000-€75,000), Japanese gold mounted box with s(...)

Dáirine Ní Mheadhra at the Distillery District in Toronto.

I remember exactly where I was when I felt the first pull of homesickness. I was visiting Ireland in October 2013 and staying at the Morrison Hotel in(...)

House of The Dead: the barrister Brendan Kilty saved 15 Usher’s Island from structural collapse

On a freezing cold winter’s night in 1987 I was dancing by myself on the first floor of a derelict squat at the wrong end of Dublin’s quays. Debris, d(...)

Head of a Child (Summer) by Gottfried Helnwein

The forthcoming Sotheby’s Irish Art sale in London on November 19th features some important paintings which have not been seen in public – some in ove(...)

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