Irene Crawley and Joe Dowling from Hands on Peer Education (Hope) at the memorial on the corner of Seán McDermott Street and Buckingham Street in Dublin.   Photograph: Alan Betson

‘You know what kills me?” says Joe Dowling. “Seeing them dealing at the monument.” Dowling is a senior project worker with Hope (Hands On Peer Educa(...)

From left, Elaine Grainger of Talbot Gallery and Studios; Liz Coman of the Lab Gallery; Sheena Barrett of the Lab; Liz Burns of Fire Station Artists’ Studios; Hilary Murray of ArtBox; and Oonagh Young of Oonagh Young Gallery. Photograph: John Beattie

Monto was once the biggest red-light district in Europe. It was immortalised by James Joyce as “Nighttown” in the “Circe” chapter of Ulysses, and s(...)

Victoria Ueberegger’s reimagining of Our Lady of Lourdes as a community centre and exhibition space

What causes an area to decline? And, more importantly for the future, what might cause it to rise again? Just Imagine, the work of final year Inter(...)