Ros Drinkwater

Ros Drinkwater

Adorning the great outdoors

Adorning the great outdoors

Spectacular sculptures, antique furniture and a vintage postbox from An Post are just some of the charming artefacts on offer in Sheppard’s latest sale

Whodunnit? Cill Rialaig mystery sale offers you a chance to find out

Whodunnit? Cill Rialaig mystery sale offers you a chance to find out

“All art is storytelling,” says garden designer Diarmuid Gavin, who will open Cill Rialaig’...

Events calendar & Auction results

Events calendar & Auction results

Today, 11.30am: At Home, Adam’s, 26 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2; see adams.ie for details Un...

Chelsea’s green world

Chelsea’s green world

From climate-smart African architecture to Kate Middleton’s woodland glade for kids, ecology was the watchword at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Three-storey Killiney mansion with rich history and private access to beach

Three-storey Killiney mansion with rich history and private access to beach

Dunmara sits on just over an acre of beach-fronted, gated and secluded grounds

A leafy bit of zen in Ballsbridge

A leafy bit of zen in Ballsbridge

A mews house in one of the capital’s most desirable lanes has interiors to die for, and tranquil gardens to boot, writes Ros Drinkwater

Breathtaking skies and memorable faces

Breathtaking skies and memorable faces

A majestic Paul Henry and portraits from Lavery and le Brocquy feature in a wonderful collection of Irish works

Country scenes and cutting edge views at Morgan O’Driscoll

Country scenes and cutting edge views at Morgan O’Driscoll

Whether the art that speaks to you is lyrically traditional, or contemporary with an edge, collec...

Events calendar & Auction results

Events calendar & Auction results

Until May 19: Visual Centre for Contemporary Arts, Carlow, 059-9172400 A Painter’s Life: an exh...

Seeing is believing

Seeing is believing

An interior-design duo in Galway are helping clients to visualise their ideal homes before building them, with the help of 3D technology

I think it’s terribly important to feel that you are communicating with someone other than yourself

I think it’s terribly important to feel that you are communicating with someone other than yourself

When sculptor John Behan visited Greece and saw how Middle Eastern and African refugees live from day to day, his eyes were opened to their plight, which he says has strong parallels with the sufferings of Irish people in the Famine

Beguiling Wicklow residence artfully marries old and new

Beguiling Wicklow residence artfully marries old and new

Having been extensively renovated and refurbished by its owners, the light-filled Mountain Springs near Ashford is on the market for €1.75m

Power and perfection

Power and perfection

From Chinese emperors to French royalty, the rich and powerful have always surrounded themselves with things of beauty, as shown at this Sheppard’s sale

Designs on luxury pieces at latest De Veres sale

Designs on luxury pieces at latest De Veres sale

In the 1960s, men ran the show and women were their secretaries. An exception was Helen Gurley Br...

Events calendar & Object of desire & Auction results

Events calendar & Object of desire & Auction results

May 18: National Drawing Day, day of free events and activities for all ages, at the National Gal...