Work under way at the site of the World Meeting of Families Phoenix Park Mass with Pope Francis.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The ringing of bells usually indicates celebration, but bells also alert communities to imminent danger. When Pope Francis is welcomed by President Mi(...)

Sheila Pratschke, chair of the Arts Council.

Aosdána has welcomed the decision of the Arts Council to withdraw a discussion document that proposed wide-ranging changes to Aosdána, including how i(...)

The Arts Council’s plans to change the payment of the cnuas grant, a €17,180 annual stipend paid to 145 of its 246 members, has resulted in a split at Aosdána. Photograph: Istock

One of three members who resigned from the elected committee of Aosdána said she felt she had been unable to put forward her views on the committee ab(...)

Prince Charles, President Michael D Higgins, his wife Sabina and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, in the gardens at Áras an Uachtaráin, Dublin. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Britain doesn’t want to fall out with Ireland over Brexit. To this end a special delivery arrived in Áras an Uachtaráin from across the water. There(...)

The art project by Cliona Harmey displays the names of the most recent ships to arrive into and leave from Dublin Port

Irish trains are named for rivers, while the planes in the Aer Lingus fleet carry the names of saints. This creates the lovely idea of locomotives (...)