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Gardai at the scene of the  fatal stabbing on O’Connell Street.Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

A homeless man stabbed to death on Dublin’s O’Connell Street was a friend of the man believed to have fatally wounded him with a long-bladed knife. B(...)

Postcard size art at the Solomon Gallery, Dublin

Solomon Fine Art has announced the third Incognito charity art exhibition in what has become one of the country’s largest public art exhibition with m(...)

While the closure of its retail operations  may be a surprising turn, the Orla Kiely brand is certainly not dead

The fanfare and disappointment in some quarters about the closure of Kiely Rowan Plc, the retail and wholesale fashion business company behind Orla Ki(...)

Irish fashion designer Louise Kennedy with a range of former Aer Lingus crew uniforms. Ms Kennedy has been engaged by Aer Lingus to create a new design for its uniform. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall

After 20 years in teal green uniforms, Aer Lingus crew are set to get a fashion upgrade. Irish designer Louise Kennedy has been engaged to create a ne(...)

Pat Whelan, who runs James Whelan Butchers at the shop in Dunnes Stores, Swan Centre, Rathmines, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In 2015, the future appeared mapped out for Pat Whelan, who owned the Clonmel-based craft butchers chain that bears his father’s name, James Whelan. (...)

Lucy Deegan and her brother,Tom,  with her prize-winning portrait titled ‘Tom - Summer’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Artistic talent runs deep in the Deegan family from Co Laois, who are no strangers to collecting awards. This year, 17-year-old Lucy snatched the ul(...)

The autumn Ideal Home Show is set to be one of the biggest in recent years with 230 exhibitors. Around 25,000 visitors are expected at what is now a b(...)

The suite at Anyhoe Park redesigned by Matthew Williamson

The hectic schedule of fashion has savvy designers turning their hand to the much more lucrative licensing deals of home furnishings and furniture. Jo(...)

Angela O’Kelly at  home with some of her favourite black items, and some of her own jewellery. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Internationally renowned jewellery maker and curator Angela O’Kelly lives in Co Dublin. Made from paper, plastic, fabric and precious metals, her nec(...)

From left: Anne Holohan (13), Stephen O’Connor (13), Maria McCann (10), Alexia Angelova (8), and Bailey Jones (7), The Art Academy, Rush, Co. Dublin, at the Texaco Children’s Art Competition Awards in Kilmainham, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Some of Ireland’s most talented young artists gathered in the summer sunshine at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin today to celebrate the prize wi(...)