Brownswood House, a 19th-century estate in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, and No 21 Rue Bonaparte in Paris’s Latin Quarter share one thing in common – Ei(...)

Artist in exile: James Joyce in Zurich around 1918, shortly after he finished the book. Photograph: C Ruf/Archive Photos/Getty 1:55

Before the Easter Rising of April 1916 the banner that hung from Liberty Hall in Dublin read “We serve neither king nor kaiser but Ireland”. At the en(...)

James Barry: ‘Self-portrait as Timanthes’. Photograph courtesy of the National Gallery of Ireland

The Cork-born painter James Barry bestrides the Irish visual imagination like a colossus. But, despite his magnitude, he managed to remain invisible f(...)

It was the year before the Great War, so named because it was vast in its upheaval; it marked the death of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and redrew the (...)

Ezra Pound, John Quinn, Ford Maddox Ford and James Joyce in Pound’s Paris studio, circa 1924; Ezra Pound in about 1967, in a restaurant, and, left, in the garden of his studio in Paris. Photograph The Poetry Collection, University of Buffalo

Along with James Joyce and TS Eliot, the American poet Ezra Pound (1885-1972), the subject of a conference beginning today at Trinity College, was one(...)