Eileen Gray

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Writer Sonya Kelly: 'I’ve always been so seduced by beautiful dialogue.' Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sitting on a geometric hotel sofa, among the marble and leather indicators of contemporary minimalism, the writer and performer Sonya Kelly offers som(...)

The ‘Normandie’ docking in New York. Photograph: Courtesy V&A

From Shall we Dance, featuring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers sailing from Paris to New York, to Gentlemen Prefer Blondes with Marilyn Monroe and Jane(...)

Night’s Candles are Burnt Out by Seán Keating (1928-1929). On loan to the ESB with kind permission of Gallery Oldham, UK

When Inti Guerrero, the curator of EVA International 2018, made an exploratory visit to Limerick to get a sense of what kind of exhibition he might ma(...)

Magazine by Eileen Gray / Le Corbusier

This year’s 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, which opens in May, is bound to become known as the “Irish biennale”. Not only is it being curated by Y(...)

Lot 229 at O’Reilly’s, a ruby and diamond “Flamingo” brooch, with rubies of approx. 0.70ct in total, diamonds of approx. 0.72ct in total €2,100 (€1,300-€1,500)

Auction Results Wednesday (August 30th), O’Reilly’s Auction Rooms, Francis Street, Dublin 8. Auction of jewellery, watches and silver. Lot 229, a rub(...)

Eileen Gray: a Modernist master

It’s that time of year again when shamrockery, Guinness and “Kiss me I’m Irish” hats come to the fore in presenting a particular image of “Irishness” (...)

Eileen Gray coin. Picture Jason Clarke

Eileen Gray, the renowned Irish designer and architect, will become the first woman to be commemorated on an Irish coin. The Central Bank of Ireland(...)

A marble plaque mounted in honour of Eileen Gray. In attendance at the unveiling were deputy mayor in the sixth arrondissement Chantal Lambert Burens, Ireland Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason (centre) and Patrick Klugman.

“Eileen Gray, Irish architect and designer, 1878-1976, lived in this building from 1907 until 1976,” states the marble plaque unveiled by Ireland’s Am(...)

Ed Bennett: “When I started composing over 20 years ago, the lesser spotted Irish composer seemed something of a rare creature”

We asked a range of Irish composers about the sounds that most evoke Ireland, about how their concerns and sounds have changed, and about the state of(...)

Kate Stanley Brennan, Ivonne Kalter, Ingrid Craigie, Emma O’Kane and Ronan Leahy in Invitation to a Journey, a CoisCéim, Crash Ensemble and Fishamble collaboration. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh

Black Box Theatre, Galway ★★★★ Summing up Eileen Gray’s ever-versatile creativity means straddling many genres, including lacquering, furniture des(...)

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