Joe Hogan

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Currarevagh House in Oughterard, Connemara, Co Galway has been open to guests for 130 years, making it the longest-running hotel in Ireland owned by the same family

There is a house in the west of Ireland on the shore of Lough Corrib that has stayed with me since I first visited last summer. During the long months(...)

Amdocs is paying $180 million in cash for Openet with the deal expected to be completed before the end of the year. Photograph: iStock

Former Esat Digifone chief executive and Balderton Capital founder Barry Maloney and German tech fund Cipio Partners are the main beneficiaries of the(...)

Kari Kola’s artwork Savage Beauty in Connemara

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” Or in this case: if the illumination of a whole Connemara mountai(...)

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg   protesting against climate change outside the Swedish parliament in November 2018.  In less than a year the now 16-year-old’s  “climate strike” has become a global movement. Photograph:  Hanna Franzen/AFP/Getty Images

Back in the days when it was the done thing to rove the land, herding nomadic families and flocks, it must have been impossible to imagine an era when(...)

An image from ‘Labourers’ Cottages of County Wexford’, at the Irish Architectural Archive

Sovereign Realms Margo Banks. Solomon Fine Art, Balfe St, Dublin Until August 3rd Margo Banks’s precisely observed, dynamic, mixed media depictions(...)

Artist Sam Jinks makes incredibly lifelike sculptures, tufted with real hair, pigmented in human-like skin tones and often dres(...)

A work by Claudie Biehne  in “Monumentality/Fragility” at the National Design & Craft Gallery, Castle Yard and Kilkenny Castle

It sometimes seems the subtext of just about everything is Brexit these days. An impressive craft exhibition set to open in Kilkenny this month, on th(...)

Best of Europe:  glass bowl by Róisín de Buitléar

In our age of mass production and perfect manufactured replicas, does making things by hand matter any more? Exploring Homo Faber, a huge exhibition d(...)

Openet co-founder and chief executive Niall Norton.

Irish telecoms software solutions provider Openet has settled a long-running dispute with Israeli rival Amdocs over patent infringements. As part of(...)

Louise Allen is spreading the word about what’s happening in craft here in Ireland.

Go back in time through thousands of years, or travel thousands of miles, and you’ll find a common thread linking people together. We all make things,(...)

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