Public sculpture is always divisive, and it tends to be even more so when it’s very large. For some years now, there has been a long-running scrap goi(...)

Robert Kearns opened his own office in Toronto in 1983, after growing up in Dartry, south Dublin.

Robert Kearns stepped into his first office, austerely fitted with a rotary telephone, a 1950s leather-bound rate-book and an ashtray. “I will always (...)

Detail from a portrait of British actress Gladys Cooper by Sir William Orpen which made €175,000, the top price paid for a painting at auction this year

Whyte’s auctioneers said Monday night’s Important Irish Art auction at the RDS – where 85 per cent of lots sold – had produced the company’s “best res(...)

GAA abroad: Aoife Cahill playing for Cumann Warszawa European Regional Tournament in Poland

Ireland is considered among the top five countries in the world for “diaspora engagement”, but what does this mean in practice? The Global Diaspora an(...)

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys who appointed  John McNulty to the board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Kilmainham. Photograph: The Irish Times

John McNulty has a lot going for him. He is a 37-year old businessman with a filling station and shop in Kilcar in South West Donegal. In addition (...)

Victorian art has been out of fashion in an international art market dominated by collectors prepared to pay multimillion-euro sums for modernist art(...)