Eamon de Valera speaks  at O’Connell’s monument in Ennis, Co Clare. “ He is very well thought of by his followers and considered extremely dangerous by the authorities . . . He is deified.” Photograph:  Hulton Archive/Getty Images

It is still possible to come across original sources for Ireland’s revolutionary period. The text here is a hitherto-neglected account of a visit to D(...)

Mark FitzGerald will continue as the company’s non-executive chairman and a leading shareholder, with a 40 per cent stake. Photograph: Eric Luke

After more than 40 years in the estate agency business, Mark FitzGerald is stepping down as chief executive of Sherry FitzGerald, the country’s bigges(...)

Two months on the coast oil on canvas, by Una Sealy

RHA 187th Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Ely Place, Dublin Until August 12th. rhagallery.ie Submitting work for the RHA’s Annual Exhibit(...)

 Stephen McKenna, pictured at the IMMA in 1997 where he was  curating a major exhibition of twentieth century art. Photograph: Moya Nolan

Tributes have been paid to the painter Stephen McKenna who died at his home in Co Carlow on Thursday night. Highly regarded and immensely popular in t(...)

Recently filed accounts for Power City Limited show turnover at the group increased by 6.5 per cent to €87.2 million from €81.8 million

Power City, the family-owned consumer and electrical goods retailer that operates 10 stores in Ireland, saw profits fall last year despite a rise in t(...)

Joe Ward in action against  Anthony Browne during the National Elite Championship  Finals at the  National Stadium in Dublin. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Joe Ward promised to move “onwards and upwards” as he began his efforts to rebuild from the disappointment of the Rio Olympics by reclaiming the Irish(...)

 David O’Donoghue in the kitchen. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

David O’Donoghue studied art, before setting up Brownes, and later the Pantheon Galleries in Dublin. For the past 15 years, he has run the fine art p(...)

Stephen McKenna: “I miss plenty about home but the sunshine and the fact that I don’t have to pay tax means I get to live the kind of lifestyle that most people only dream of.”

A chance to work as legal counsel for one of Ireland’s leading construction firms first brought Stephen McKenna to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The(...)

Living colour: Helen Steele in her studio, a converted duck hatchery, in Emyvale, Co Monaghan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An artist, fashion designer and printmaker working out of a converted duck hatchery in Co Monaghan, Helen Steele is known for her exuberant and playf(...)

Custom House Lisbon  by Stephen McKenna

Perspectives of Europe: 1980-2014 Stephen McKenna Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, Parnell Square ****  Stephen McKenna is the con(...)

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