Shania Mc Donagh from Claremorris, Co Mayo, with her winning portrait in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition at the Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin,  this week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

She was hailed as one of the most talented artists of her generation this week and when you see her work, you understand why. Shania McDonagh ((...)

Texaco art winner Shania Mc Donagh left from Claremorris, Co Mayo with her winning portrait at the  Hugh Lane Gallery . Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times 1:01

Shania McDonagh (16) became one of the most successful artists in the 60-year history of the Texaco Children’s Art Competition when she was cho(...)

The extraordinary life of Campbell Bruce, who has died aged 87, encompassed an idyllic childhood on the historic island of St Helena in the Sou(...)

Eimear Walshe and Michael O’Doherty, students at NCAD, finishing the installation with curatorial co-ordinator Anne Kelly.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The 1913 Tapestry exhibition was opened officially yesterday evening at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin. More than 200 (...)

James Joyce: UCD’s properties on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, are to house a major centre principally devoted to the writer under plans put out to tender by the university.

UCD’s properties on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, are to house a major centre principally devoted to James Joyce under plans put out to tender by the un(...)

Turner Prize nominees Laure Prouvost, David Shrigley and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. Photograph: Trevor McBride

The most surprising thing about this year’s Turner Prize exhibition, which opened last night, is that it’s taking place in Derry. It’s a far-flung ven(...)