Sarcoidosis: my scan showed I had some scarring and what the consultant called nodules, near the base of both lungs. File photograph: Science Source/Getty

I had pneumonia in May 2005. It hit me in the lead-up to mine and Susan’s wedding. It wasn’t helped by the fact that, until a doctor told me to lie do(...)

Rock to the Top, Ciarán Taylor for South Dublin County Council In Context 4

Rock to the top: Ciarán Taylor Meeting Point: Rua Red, Tallaght Arts Centre, Dublin Aug 26 incontext4.ie – They say that faith can move mountains, bu(...)

Ana Maria Pacheco’s  Dark Night of the Soul  at the Galway Arts Festival

Two years ago Australian artist Patricia Piccinini populated the main gallery at the Galway International Arts Festival with oddly loveable creatures (...)

O’Brien’s Wines will now deliver wine and bubbles around Dublin via Just Eat

WHAT’S HOT Marrowbone Books A new bookshop in the Coombe, Dublin 8 Becoming Christine An exhibition on one woman’s transgender experience at Galway (...)

Hannah Kiely is a  former president of Galway Chamber of Commerce and former board member of the Galway Arts Centre.  “I’m hoping Galway will set the gold standard for this title in Europe.”

Waterford-born businesswoman Hannah Kiely has been appointed chief executive of Galway’s 2020 European Capital of Culture team. Ms Kiely (57), a lead(...)

Still from A Numbness in the Mouth, (2016) by Kevin Gaffney

Futures, Series 3, Episode 1 Richard Forrest, Kevin Gaffney, Ann Maria Healy, Elaine Hoey, Ali Kirby, Jane Locke and Jane Rainey. RHA Gallagher Gal(...)

Metamurmuration (detail), 2015-2016, by Joanna Kidney

Mausoleums of Precious Belongings (Self Storage): Fiona Hackett Municipal Gallery, DLR-Lexicon, Dún Laoghaire ***** Two shows at DLR-Lexicon neatl(...)

Sinéad Fahey at work

Entering Kcat, an art studio for people of mixed abilities in Callan, Co Kilkenny, is an experience you are unlikely to forget. Passing beneath a thr(...)

Untitled by Paul Doran (2016)

Paul Doran Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin ★★★★★ With his MA exhibition in 2001, Paul Doran established himself as a significant presence in contemporary(...)

From left: Spectres of Modernity by Ruth McHugh, a work by Giancarlo Marcali from Foreign Bodies; a piece by Sue Kneebone from Border Crossings

Spectres of Modernity – Ruth McHugh University Gallery, NUI Galway ★★★★★ Ruth McHugh’s Spectres of Modernity reflects on the ignominious demise of o(...)

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