John Ring

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Cooldrinagh, the Foxrock childhood home of writer Samuel Beckett, has recently had its asking price cut by € 1 million.

The price of luxury homes in Dublin has fallen for the first time since 2013, as uncertainty around Brexit combined with an easing of pent-up demand s(...)

Work in progress on Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 .Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

For enthusiasts of construction hoarding, a stroll around Dublin’s city must be a delight. Perhaps less so than before Christmas, but there’s no shor(...)

"Goodbye Old Man", watercolour, painted by Fortunino Matania (Italian, 1881-1963), showing a British soldier saying farewell to his dying horse. The painting was commissioned by The Blue Cross Fund in 1916 to raise money to help relieve the suffering of horses on active service in Europe.  Over one million horses saw service with the British Army during World War I and The Blue Cross treated thousands.

The publication, earlier this month, of an image of the lost first World War painting, The Last General Absolution of the Munsters at Rue du Bois has (...)