NCAD: The college has been criticised by the Comptroller and Auditor General. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The board of the financially-troubled National College of Art and Design (NCAD) is due to meet on Friday to discuss the recruitment of a new director (...)

Minister for the Arts, Heather Humphreys launched  discussion document and consultation process.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The launch, last week, by the Minister for the Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD of a discussion document and consultation process th(...)

The Minister for Education has named six new appointees to the board of NCAD, including Niamh Brennan, academic director of the UCD Centre for Corporate Governance. Photograph: The Irish Times

A new board has been announced for the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) aimed at strengthening its governance and financial controls after re(...)

Detail from paintings by NCAD student Shane Berkery, with himself in the centre. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The National College of Art and Design (NCAD) has rejected claims of censorship after a student withdrew an image depicting its director, Prof Declan (...)

Detail from Dead Bird by Jenny Wood Sullivan of DIT

NCAD Thomas Street, Dublin. Until June 21st   DIT fine art and design graduates Dublin School of Creative Arts, Grangegorman(...)

Frances Treanor from Tydavent, Co Monaghan, won the 61st Annual Texaco Children’s Art Competition with her Bic pen-drawn self-portrait. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Some of Ireland’s most talented and aspiring young artists filed into the Royal Hospital Kilmainham on Thursday to celebrate the prize winners of the (...)

NCAD designs by Alice Langton, Adam Henderson, Daniel Roden and Jessica Bagnall, modelled by Sarah Rochford, Teodora Sutra, Laura Kinsman and Audrey Ryan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“I love doing things with my hands. I just want to make things and I have a huge interest in accessories,” said a jubilant Daniel Roden, winner of th(...)

 Frances Treanor (18), from Tydavnet, Co Monaghan, with her painting Self Portrait, which was  winner in Category A at the 61st Texaco Children’s Art Competition. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A self-portrait drawn with a ballpoint pen has taken the top prize at this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition.Frances Treanor (18), from Tydavne(...)

NCAD students protesting against what they allege to be  “underfunding, overcrowding, the mismanagement of accounts and miscommunication” at the institution. Photograph: NCAD See the Future

Nearly 300 students gathered at the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) today calling for improvements in the education and welfare of students (...)

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 ((...)