It’s not a good look when a high-profile broadcaster like Ray D’Arcy can’t be bothered to hide his lethargy as he does his well-remunerated job

Just when you thought this year couldn’t get any worse, along comes the first news bulletin of the week. “Pull the duvet back up,” says Audrey Carvill(...)

Woman and Child by Sam Jinks, in  a temporary gallery space on the site of the GPO in Galway.  Photograph: Andrew Downes/xposure

Galway International Arts Festival artistic director Paul Fahy used the opening of its new pop-up gallery, in a “secret” space in the city centre, to (...)

Balance and control, set against the backdrop of a clear blue sky: that’s what Scottish harper Maeve Gilchrist conjures on this unstintingly celebrato(...)

The Arts Council has launched a review into the awarding of a €16,500 grant for a ‘multimedia digital archive collaboration’. Photograph: David Sleator

The Arts Council has launched an internal review after the mother of one of its departmental heads was awarded a €16,500 grant from the same depart(...)