Méabh Ní Drisceoil, third secretary in the Irish embassy in Hungary,  meeting president of Hungary János Áder.

Is there more to being a diplomat than truly spoiling guests at the ambassadorial residence with pyramids of gold foil-wrapped chocolates? The Public(...)

Sean Scully pastel M.18.04 made €556,686

Auction results Christie’s, Modern British Art Evening Sale, June 19th. Sean Scully, pastel M.18.04 made €556,686, a record in the medium for th(...)

They’ve got gay marriage, can’t they just get on with it now? This, and similar sentiments start to swirl around the edges of a certain kind of conver(...)

Lot 45 Roderic O’Conor, Figures in a Pool

Ever wondered what a Louis le Brocquy or a Donald Teskey would look like on your wall?  Well, you don’t have to wonder any more.  A new app(...)

Pamela Flood in her sittingroom: ‘That’s where we all clamber together on the couch, chill out and cuddle by night.’ Photograph: Dave Meehan

Former Miss Ireland Pamela Flood is a TV presenter with a string of shows to her name including Off The Rails, Podge and Rodge and A Healthy Appetite (...)

By Merrion Strand by Jack B Yeats.

Auction Results: Wednesday (November 22nd) Adam’s, 26 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Irish Art Auction, 80 per cent of lots sold. Lot 49, By Merrion (...)

A computer-generated image of the planned open-air theatre in Grand Canal Dock

The charred remains of Ireland’s original Abbey national theatre, which was gutted in a fire nearly 70 years ago, could soon rise from the ashes and f(...)

The Three Bears outside the former Point Depot. Image: Google Streetview

The three bears which kept a watchful eye over concertgoers heading into the Point Depot for years have been knocked off their pedestal by the receive(...)

Streamlined quality: a set of four Model 78 chairs by Niels Moller (Danish, 1960s) in rosewood with tan leather upholstered seats and tapering legs, for auction with an estimate of €1,000-€1,500)

The red chair in the window of deVeres auction house on Kildare Street gives a flavour of the lots on offer in its upcoming design auction of classic (...)

Lindsey Holmes in the kitchen of her house in Sandymount, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Lindsey Holmes established her own public relations consultancy in 1994, and has represented some of the biggest international and home grown talent,(...)

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