Dr Ethna Phelan in the artist studio: ‘I remember the thatched roof and the smell of turf smoke and chatter around the fire.’ Photograph: Michael Mc Laughlin

For retired doctor Ethna Phelan, restoring her family homestead on Clare Island has truly been a voyage of bringing it all back home to the island. T(...)

Contemporary works include Robert Ballagh’s Inside No.3 After Modernisation, (detail) which depicts the artist at home in Broadstone, Dublin, €30,000-€50,000

After last year’s records and the recent sale of Lobster Fishermen off Achill, which sold through Whyte’s for €200,000, demand for Paul Henry’s work a(...)

Donald Teskey, Landfall Variations 1, €2,000-€4,000.

At the age of 93, artist Jackie Stanley is still painting. Since her husband Campbell Bruce died in 2014, she also continues to collect work – current(...)

Cecily Brennan, Melancholia, 2005, Video. Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art

Never mind the pandemic; as the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Imma) marks its 30th birthday, it is a tricky time for museums the world over. What, after(...)

When the horse Vonolel died in Dublin 102 years ago, he was buried with full military honours

One of the things we all learn as schoolchildren is that history repeats itself. But you know you’re getting old when it repeats in your own lifetime,(...)

The Narrow Gate of the Here-and-Now, Imma: 30 Years of the Global Contemporary runs until the end of the year at the museum’s home base in the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham. Photograph: Tom Honan

Call me a homophobic, misogynistic, climate-change-denying reincarnation of Cecil Rhodes if you must, but there’s something dispiriting about the rel(...)

Club Chroma Chlorologia at Imma

Dublin’s a sight for sore eyes this summer. The capital is coming down with culture and packed with great experiences for all the family to enjoy. Bes(...)

A new system of contact tracing has joined the Crawford’s  arsenal of Covid-19 compliance. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Sometimes delays do not mean all is lost. And sometimes art finds its moment. Just opened at Cork’s Crawford Art Gallery, Doug Fishbone’s exhibition, (...)

The Irish Museum of Modern Art was one of the recipients under a  €1m Government fund. File photograph: George Munday/Design Pics/Perspectives/Getty

Museums and galleries could reopen in the “coming weeks”, Minister for Arts Catherine Martin has said. Ms Martin said the reopening of the arts will (...)

Organist Fergal Caulfield rehearsing on stage at National Concert Hall for a special performance of Faure’s Requiem dedicated to victims of Covid-19. Photograph: Mark Stedman

Ireland’s national cultural institutions, normally filled with thousands of visitors each month, have been left empty for much of the past year as a r(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »