Sculptures by Gerda Frömel, clockwise from bottom left: Animal (1963), courtesy the artist’s estate; Moon and Hill (1971), courtesy Imma collection; Spear (1973), courtesy Imma collection; Eve (1974), courtesy the artist’s estate; and Head (circa 1967), private collection

There’s often an element of hype involved when an artist is described as “long-neglected” or “rediscovered”, but both terms are entirely justified (...)

 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 3:10

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(...)

Deacon Michael Foley (front left) and Pastor David Miller,  clergymen in the Metropolitan Community Church, with  Diceman Thom McGinty (right), during the lesbian and gay ‘kiss-in’ outside Leinster House, Dublin , as part of Lesbian and Gay Pride Week 1988. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Thom McGinty’s appearance on Grafton Street in the grey 1980s of recessionary Dublin was a bright light on what was then a mainly dull commercial stre(...)

Jojo Hynes: ‘If it wasn’t for the support and encouragement of peers, friends, family and my community, I don’t think there is any way I would still be an artist.’ Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

When Galway artist Jojo Hynes and several accomplices were caught trying to break into the Bank of England for a crowdfunding video, the security offi(...)

One of the groups queueing for an open casting for  the TV show Vikings in Temple Bar, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins 2:49

The streets of Temple Bar were teeming this afternoon with thousands of bearded men and long-haired women, anxiously waiting to have their photo taken(...)

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 (...)

Mount Pleasant Square in Ranelagh is a bit of an anomaly; it is the only curved “square” in the city of Dublin, and has just three sides, two of whic(...)

Graduation day at Dublin Business School

Royal College of Surgeons Ireland MSc in healthcare management The MSc in healthcare management is designed to develop health professionals(...)

Angela McDonagh is in her second year of a master’s degree in fine arts (MFA) at the National College of Art and Design (NCAD). From Dublin, and livin(...)

When the graphic designer and artist Jan de Fouw, who has died aged 85, first arrived in Dublin from his native Netherlands in 1951, his skills were i(...)