Explorium: defying gravity at  the sport and science centre in south Dublin

Easter may be late this year, but, with signs that spring is springing, the two weeks off school means there’s a chance to get out and about for some (...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

  Martin Hayes, Minister for Culture, Josepha Madigan  and actress Denise Gough, opening the inaugural Culture Ireland Global Ireland 2025 Conference Photograph: Julien Behal

At the Global Ireland culture conference in Dublin Castle on Thursday, which looked at how to increase Ireland’s global footprint through culture, one(...)

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, founders, of Grafton Architects were recognised for their outstanding global contribution at an event at the university on Friday afternoon. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

Two renowned Irish architects have been awarded UCD’s highest honour, the Ulysses Medal. Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, founders, of Grafton A(...)

Seafield House, Donabate, Co Dublin

SEAFIELD HOUSE Kilcrea, Donabate, Co Dublin Status Came to market in May, seeking €9.95 million; remains unsold Agent Sherry FitzGeral(...)

Illustrator: Fuchsia MacAree

Capital Ideas is a series of 10 proposals on ways to improve Dublin city’s infrastructure, economy, services and the daily life of its citizens. Read (...)

Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland   president David Browne said moving the port outside Dublin would present a “golden opportunity” for the development of the city. Photograph: Frank Miller

Suggestions by Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) president David Browne that Dublin Port should move out of the city to free up hous(...)

Best of Europe:  glass bowl by Róisín de Buitléar

In our age of mass production and perfect manufactured replicas, does making things by hand matter any more? Exploring Homo Faber, a huge exhibition d(...)

The festival is presenting its first full-scale staged opera, The Return of Ulysses, Claudio Monteverdi’s retelling of Homer’s Odyssey, which has never before been staged in Ireland.

With Galway International Arts Festival safely (and, by most accounts, successfully) packed away for another year, the stage is set for the summer’s l(...)

The new Butler Gallery:  architect’s drawing by McCullough Mulvin

In a peaceful part of Rothe House, an atmospheric Tudor townhouse in the heart of Kilkenny, eight young architects are imagining what a future Kilkenn(...)

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