John Behan

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Full moon in Galway? Photograph: Galway International Arts Festival/Facebook

A “bridge” made of cardboard mounted on kayaks over the river Corrib and a “gargantuan” newspaper installation by Turner prize-nominated artist David (...)

Bono joked that ‘the worst thing’ he could say about Canada was that they are ‘nice’. Photograph: Kim Haughton

U2 frontman Bono gave his full-throated support to Ireland’s bid for a UN Security Council seat saying that “storytellers” were needed to explain the (...)

President Michael D Higgins and his friend Tom Murphy about whom Mr Higgins spoke affectionately. Photograph: The Irish Times

Playwright Tom Murphy was a “great vulnerable courageous being” and a “genius that we have lost”, President Michael D Higgins has said. Addressing a (...)

A man has been jailed for 2.5  years for harassing  a woman while she worked in a Paddy Power outlet in Edenmore in Dublin. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg.

A man has been jailed for 2½ years for the “insidious” harassment of a woman at her workplace. Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard that John Behan (5(...)

‘Connemara Bogpools’, oil-on-canvas, by Patrick Hennessy (€6,000-€8,000)

Holiday-makers and locals in Connemara and west Cork this Bank Holiday weekend have access to two big art and antiques’ auctions. In west Cork, Morgan(...)

Cian O’Connor at home in Co Meath. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dubliner Cian O’Connor is best-known for his showjumping prowess. A regular member of the Irish Nations Cup Team, he won a bronze medal in the London (...)

Arts archive: Carmel O’Sullivan of UCD Library; Prof Andrew Deeks, UCD president; and Brendan Flynn, founder of the Clifden Arts Festival.  Photograph: Jason Clarke.

Extensive film and audio recordings of poets Seamus Heaney, Paula Meehan and Moya Cannon and musicians Christy Moore and Bill Whelan form part of a C(...)

John Behan’s “The Bull of Easter II”: “an ingenious amalgam of biology and technology”

John Behan: Past and Present Solomon Fine Art, Dublin **** He may be in his late 70s, but John Behan, recognised as one of Ireland’s leading sculpt(...)

RCSI president Declan Magee (right) , takes a close look at the sculpture “Random Access Memory V” by Remco de Fouw (centre) winner of the 2016 RCSI Art Award, with RHA president Mick O’Dea, at the presentation in the Royal Hibernian Academy. Photograph: Eric Luke

The winner of the inaugural Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Art Award is Remco de Fouw, for his sculpture Random Access Memory V. The piece was c(...)

Soft-Kin  by Richard Gorman, which has been shortlisted for the inaugural RCSI Art Award. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The opening of this year’s RHA Annual Exhibition also saw the announcement of a shortlist for a new award: the RCSI Art Award. Five artworks made th(...)

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