Nano Nagle Place: a renovated space for Cork’s 21st-century communities

The legacy of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin in Ireland; the history of the earliest piece of documented Chinese porcelain in Europe, the Fonthill Vas(...)

Have a meta moment and check in to Facebook on Facebook while on a tour of the building’s international headquarters at Grand Canal Dock (pre-booking necessary)

If architecture is your thing, or maybe you just enjoy having a potter around buildings that don’t usually let you in, then the many Open House event(...)

Lucan House, residence of the Italian ambassador to Ireland. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The grounds of Lucan House, nestled between the old Galway road and the River Liffey, reveal the history of the demesne, which dates to 1560. Gen Patr(...)

Yvonne Farrell (left) and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects. Photographs: Alice Clancy and James Harris/Royal Academy of Arts London

How do you feel? Does the space you are in have an impact on that? “It’s such an enormous question,” says Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects, sittin(...)

Left, from top: Shop Street in Galway; Laundromat Cafe in Reykjavik. Middle: a model wears a Chouchou Couture hood-scarf combo; right, from top: shoppers on Laugavegur, one of the oldest shopping streets in Reykjavik; Princes Square in Glasgow; Aniar in Galway

GLASGOWLay your head in the Grasshoppers Hotel (grasshoppersglasgow.com), a boutique hotel on Union Street in the centre of the city, tucked away on t(...)

From left, Denis Connolly, Pat Shortt and Vincent O’Shea in The Absent Architect

The Absent Architect, an interactive art installation that will be at the Casino Marino through the summer months until October, is the latest in a lo(...)

Dan Cruickshank  visiting the Georgian Quarter  on a visit to Limerick City this week. Photograph: Sean Curtin

Dan Cruickshank and Ian Lumley are leaning over a Georgian railing in the Sunday morning sun looking at, what to many would seem, a random conc(...)