Tremble Tremble, Jesse Jones, installation view, Project Arts Centre

Jesse Jones: Tremble Tremble ★ ★ ★ ★ Project Arts Centre, Temple Bar, Dublin The title, and to a large extent the spirit of Jesse Jones’s Trembl(...)

Brutalist wallpaper  is probably too much for a full room, but would make a striking and bold feature wall

Brutalism may not strike many people as a thing of beauty, though there’s a newfound respect for its sometimes breathtaking style. Surely it’s still a(...)

“Tale of the Tongs”, from Spirit of Place, in Inisturk.   Photograph: spiritofplace-design.com

I’m out on the headland at Kilcummin, in north Co Mayo, looking for art. It’s a bright, cold winter’s day, and signage has guided me through the tiny (...)

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(...)

Ballinglen Arts Foundation: from one of Cora O’Brien’s paintings of a local mart

Ballycastle is a most unlikely venue for an international art organisation, especially one that houses one of the largest contemporary art collections(...)

Puppets from Anglo: The Musical. Photograph: Frank Miller

Set up an Irish music office Ireland is rich with musical talent, but like many artistic sectors, the State approach has been to let it farm itself(...)

Detail from Matriline, a Kathleen Lynn Mosaic by Mary Kelly

By any standard, Kathleen Florence Lynn ranks as a hard act to follow. Insider on the Outside is a co-ordinated series of exhibitions curated by Cath(...)

Detail from And When Did You Last See Your Father by Abigail O’Brien

RHA 185th Annual Exhibition Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin ****   “To survive is to win,” the Chinese film director Zhang Yi(...)

Quarry, showing at Áras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet

In one of those projects that probably seemed like a good idea at the time, Niamh O’Malley has taken on the challenge of staging five solo exhibitions(...)