Enclosed Ring Fort (1970) by Maria Simonds-Gooding

A Maria Simonds-Gooding retrospective opens later this week at the Royal Hibernian Academy. Simonds-Gooding is a singular figure in Irish art. Yes,(...)

Circle of life: Patrick Scott in his studio. Photograph: Kevin Dunne

Throughout the past 70 years or so Patrick Scott, who died today at the age of 93, wove his way through the intricacies of Irish cultural life (...)

Portrait of artist Jesse Jones

People have always lived in the 100-year-old large, functional red-brick building on Dublin’s Buckingham Street that is announced with the words, in c(...)

It’s been almost ten years since Jean Butler created her first contemporary dance performance, but her artistic concerns haven’t changed much s(...)