The new Butler Gallery:  architect’s drawing by McCullough Mulvin

In a peaceful part of Rothe House, an atmospheric Tudor townhouse in the heart of Kilkenny, eight young architects are imagining what a future Kilkenn(...)

Martin Green has been asked to advise the Galway European city of culture 2020 team. He was in charge of Hull’s British city of culture designation  last year.

Galway’s 2020 project team has hired in the former head of a British cultural capital on a consultancy basis, following the loss of its creative direc(...)

Women queuing up to cast their votes for the first time in the 1918 general election. Illustration: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Nollaig na mBan, or Women’s Christmas, which is celebrated on Saturday will have a particular significance this year given that 2018 marks 100 years s(...)

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(...)

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