District 8 nightclub at the Tivoli theatre in Dublin. The theatre has closed after 85 years and is being redeveloped as an aparthotel

How do you point out what isn’t there any more? When Willie White, the director of the Dublin Theatre Festival, counts off the theatre spaces that no(...)

Around this time every year Dublin’s art schools open their doors. Their degree exhibitions announce the arrival of graduating artists into broader so(...)

By one reckoning, almost 50 per cent of studio spaces in Dublin alone have been lost over the past couple of years due to rent increases or plans for redevelopment

At the simplest level, design is the deliberate shaping of the physical world. If we think of the numerous factors that create the objects and surr(...)

Artistic director Vanessa Fielding and Annemarie Kilshaw

Ramp – Roger O’Neill The Complex, Dublin ★★★★ Temple Bar became a cultural quarter because the district was earmarked as a bus station. Relative d(...)

Artists are urging Dublin City Council to provide affordable work and exhibition space to deal with a growing “crisis” in studio availability brought(...)

Nest House in East Wall by Urban Agency

From the headquarters of Airbnb in Ringsend, via the buildings of the Botanic Gardens and a private house extension in Drumcondra made entirely from p(...)