Patricia Burns’s Dark #1 (2014)

View Kerlin Gallery, Dublin **** Eye of Shark Lismore Castle Arts, Co Waterford **** The View referred to in the title of (...)

Dermot Healy’s widow, Helen, is consoled by President Michael D Higgins at St Patrick’s Church, Maugherow, Co Sligo, yesterday. Photograph: James Connolly

The great Irish writer Dermot Healy was laid to rest yesterday in the company of poets and artists, musicians and singers, a president and, above all,(...)

Artist  Nick Miller, has a  studio near Benbulben in Sligo.

Writer Kevin Barry had them in stitches a few years ago at the John McGahern International Seminar when he drolly outlined the problems for a y(...)

Paleolithic cave paintings at Lascaux in southwest France

From cute cats and winsome dogs, to large-eyed cows and rearing horses: caught between the over-sentimental and the purely representational, it can be(...)

There are several accomplished portrait painters around today to tackle Brian Cowen. Photograph: Eric Luke

It’s not surprising that most of the portraits of former taoisigh hanging in Leinster House do not scale the heights of artistic excellence. However, (...)

A French landscape by the late Hilton Miller, a beautifully poised composition in the classical manner

Curator Alice Lyons plays with our expectations in titling her current exhibition at The Dock Emerging Artists (...)