Maureen O Hara

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Santa Claus Conquers the Martians: terrible, but features an eight-year-old Pia Zadora as a Martian child

Is it too early for a feature on Santa Claus in cinema? Well, tough. You’re getting one anyway. The decorations are up. The latest version of the Grin(...)

Eccles Hotel

Lights, camera, Eccles Situated in the quaint village of Glengarriff overlooking Bantry Bay and Garnish Island on the Wild Atlantic Way, Eccles Hotel(...)

Children enjoy the kids’ club at The Johnstown Estate. Photograph: Julien Behal

The Easter holidays are just ahead and there are plenty of ways to entertain the children in your life over the next two weeks. Here is a selection of(...)

The Irish Yeast Co, 6 College Street, Dublin 2, for sale at €675,000. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

For well over a century it has sat, sagging gently in the middle of a block on College Street in Dublin 2, between the Westin Hotel and a row of build(...)

Ashford Castle sits on 365 acres overlooking Lough Corrib. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

As I pull up at the door of Ashford Castle and eyeball the beaming man in the racing green top hat and tails making his way towards my car, I marvel a(...)

Jack B Yeats’s 1947 painting The Night Has Gone  sold for €255,000, the top price of the year at De Veres

Almost 10 years on from the 2008 banking crisis and subsequent economic crash, the market in Irish art, antiques and collectibles has undergone a rema(...)

Dark clouds have been gathering over Blue Sky Studios, the animation giant behind the Ice Age sequence. Excluding the lovely and ecstatically reviewed(...)

Pharmacist and wine maker Róisín Curley
Wine, women . . . and Mayo

Róisín Curley is a pharmacist, working in the family business in Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo. At the same time, she makes her own wines in Burgundy, one of t(...)

  18ct white gold Emerald and diamond set consisting of necklace and  earrings, €19,000

A video of The Quiet Man was playing on a loop in the lobby as auction-goers arrived in Sheppard’s Durrow, Co Laois, saleroom to watch items owned by (...)

Village Life by Margret is dated 1994 and still has the original price sticker – 199 Zimbabwean dollars.

‘Folk art’ paintings from Zimbabwe are among the surprise lots in Sheppard’s auction of items owned by the former president of Ireland Mary Robinson a(...)

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