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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(...)

Helen McEntee, Eamon Mallie, Noel Murphy, Leo Varadkar, Katherine Zappone and Declan McGrath pose in front of Murphy’s portrait of all the women members of the Oireachtas.

Straight after Taoiseach’s Questions on Tuesday, Leo Varadkar rushed from the Dáil chamber and down the main staircase for a photocall in front of one(...)

Stephanie Deady, Concealed Pink I (2018, Oil on board, 22.5 x 17cm). Image courtesy of the artist

188th RHA Annual Exhibition ★★★★ Royal Hibernian Academy, Ely Place, Dublin 2 If art exhibitions can seem formal affairs – where works hang prim(...)

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