Auctioneer James O’Halloran said the Anglo Irish Bank collection included “some high quality works” by well-known modern Irish artists including Louis le Brocquy, Martin Gale, Felim Egan and Stephen McKenna. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

The corporate art collection of the former Anglo Irish Bank is being sold at public auction in Dublin this evening at 6pm.A total of 134 paintings, pr(...)

‘There is no more sombre enemy of good art than the pram in the hall,” Cyril Connolly wrote in Enemies of Promise, an autobiographical account of his (...)

Prepare for lift-off: Pat Kenny in studio at RTÉ. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone. Prevent the Liveline yapping with its daily moan. Silence the detractors, and with a muffin or scone, look(...)

Conservation scientists from the University of Perugia examine the National Gallery’s painting by Daniel Maclise, “The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife” (1854)

Technology is changing the art world immensely, and most would say for the better, enabling more accurate restoration, revolutionising the ways art is(...)

The Royal Hospital Kilmainham should be retained as a traditional museum

An unparalleled opportunity exists for the creation of a contemporary art museum in the centre of Dublin, in the early 19th-century Stack A warehouse (...)

Novelist Claire Kilroy, who will be  reading from her work at an event  today  hosted by the Irish ambassador to Belgium. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Last Tuesday evening, the lights dimmed across the courtyards of the 17th-century Irish college in Leuven near Brussels, as attention turned to the cl(...)

Kevin McAleer will take part in the Cat Laughs festival this weekend.

Bloom - Dublin - all weekendIreland’s largest gardening, food and family event takes place in Dublin’s Phoenix Park and has already proved to be a cro(...)

Marie Donnelly: had said in her appeal that she had tried to get an art gallery to take over the Dalkey building

Art collector Marie Donnelly offered to lend 10 paintings from her family’s collection to Dún L aoghaire-Rathdown County Council fo(...)

 Haegue Yang’s Strange Fruit sculptures

I knOw yoU , says one of its curators Nikolaus Hirsch, is “an exhibition about currencies”. But he doesn’t stop there. “It’s about different kinds (...)

Consumer Landscape by  Patrick O’Reilly

How often is it that you smell a work of art before you see it? Patrick O’Reilly’s Haystack (The Consideration of (...)

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