Alan Counihan

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Poulnabrone dolmen in Co Clare. Photograph: iStock

A koan is a paradoxical riddle without a solution. It’s also an apt definition of many of Ireland’s placenames. These encoded glimpses into our cultur(...)

“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 (...)

One of Alan Counihan’s styrofoam headstones. Photograph: Matthew Gidney

The antidote to all that is elitist and contrived about contemporary art is to be found in the sleepy, bypassed town of Askeaton over the next 10 day(...)

Echt by Bedwyr Williams

Echt – Bedwyr Williams **** AIB Éigse Open Submission 2015 **** Post-Electric: Gimme More; Exchange; and Database ***** Visual, Carl(...)