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One of the postcard-sized artworks in this year’s Incognito online art sale in which the identity of the artists behind the 3,000 pieces of original art is kept top secret until the sale closes

Artist Fiona Breheny donated works to Jack & Jill’s Incognito fundraising art sale three years ago before she knew her husband’s niece was about t(...)

Andrew and  Deirdre Gill, with their daughter Saoirse (4), who needs home care, and also their two sons Tiernan (6) and Lachlan. Photograph: Alan Betson

When Saoirse Gill was born in a Sydney hospital four years ago, she was “jittery” and her Irish parents, who had lived in Australia for nearly 10 year(...)

The Bloods: Recce Platoon Soldier - Night Vision, Private Oisin Roche, 2019 (left); Battalion Mascot and Handler, Irish Wolfhound Fionn, Private James Dooley, 2016 (centre); and Soldier, Camogie Player, Private Ciara Nevin, 2019

Amelia Stein’s The Bloods, at the new Butler Gallery in Kilkenny, shows the men and women of the Defence Forces in all their guises Unless you’r(...)

Double Portrait, 1985-86, by Lucien Freud. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh/IMMA

As Ireland’s museums and galleries reopen, here’s a look at what’s on the walls. Some galleries are operating timed entries and ticketing systems, so (...)

Since Covid-19 school closures, we fully realise what levels of patience, persistence and personal attention goes into the role of educator. Photograph: iStock

Homeschooling has given us all a new appreciation of teachers – with both parents and pupils missing the múinteoirs. Since Covid-19 school closures, (...)

 Mary Mooney, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland manager of Mill Lane Day Care, Mary Bardin, ASI operations manager and Marie Conlon, ASI Kildare Branch chairperson.;

With businesses closed, sporting and cultural events cancelled or postponed and many office workers confined to their homes during the Covid-19 pandem(...)

Dr Mary Harney: The unveiling of newly commissioned portraits in  Trinity are  part of the Hist250 anniversary celebrations. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A series of portraits celebrating some of the most prominent members of Trinity College Dublin’s College Historical Society, known as the “Hist”, were(...)

Artist and publisher Jim Savage, who died suddenly on August 14th

Jim Savage Born: October 29th, 1950 Died: August 14th, 2019 The artist and publisher Jim (James) Savage, who died suddenly on August 14th, was born i(...)

Nasa handout photo of astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the moon. Photograph: Nasa/PA Wire

Mary Coughlan (singer) What were you doing in 1969? I was 13 and listening to Radio Luxembourg all the time! Just being a teenager around Galway a(...)

A portrait of Dr Barbara Maive Stokes by artist Catherine Creaney is carried into the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI). Photograph: Maxwell Photograph

Eight new portraits of distinguished Irish women in medicine were unveiled in the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) board room overlooking St Stephen’s(...)

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