Young asylum seekers at the Green School in Augusta, Sicily. Photograph: Frank Miller.

‘I am 15,” says Taha, a migrant Egyptian and one of the 130 unaccompanied minors who are resident at the l’École Verte centre in Augusta, a city in(...)

Safe landing: Migrants arriving at Porto Empedocle in Sicily after being rescued  40km off the Libyan coast by a Dutch freighter, the Dinteldijk. Photograph: Frank Miller

It’s 8am on September 23rd, and it’s already hot on the long pier of Porto Empedocle, a coastal town in southern Sicily. Waiting at the far end of (...)

 Artist Alice Maher photographed in Lough Carra, Co Mayo recreating one of her installations entitled Les Filles d’Ouranos Art Grandeur Nature, Seinne Saint-Denis, Paris. Photograph: Keith Heneghan.

Alice Maher is an artist who makes art of the kind that engages people who are usually not very interested in art, as well as those who are. It’s a ra(...)

Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Everyone in Dublin seems to know and like Veronica Dunne. I am mildly surprised to see the Irish Times photographer greet her with a hug of recognitio(...)

Community Art

Quentin Blake, who was Roald Dahl’s long-time illustrator, described Edward Ardizzone as “the greatest illustrator that ever lived”. Ardizzone illustr(...)

Martha Godsil outside her home in Artane, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It might seem an obvious fact that not all young people are the same or have similar needs, just because they share an age demographic. The same is tr(...)

Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

To visit the full generations page click here Cathal Cullen lives in Bamford, Co Kilkenny I was one of 12 children. It made you fend for yo(...)

Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

To visit the full generations page click here Mary G Johnson lives in Tralee, Co Kerry I’m 66. I’ve stopped being coy about my age now. And(...)

Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 3:02

To visit the full generations page click here Fred Crowe lives in Clontarf, Dublin When my mother, Frances, was nine, her mother died on Ch(...)

Photograph: Alan Betson

To visit the full generations page click here Una Hughes lives in Balbriggan, Co Dublin I grew up in Blackrock, outside Dundalk, in Co Lout(...)