Tim Redfern (48), who carried a “free, safe legal” poster, described the Eighth Amendment as a “weeping sore”. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Abortion is a black and white issue. Those Repeal jumpers, designed in anger last year by campaigner Anna Cosgrave, have become a ubiquitous fashion a(...)

Gino Kenny of Anti-Austerity Alliance-People Before Profit at the Neilstown Shopping Centre. Photograph: Alan Betson

When I walked up the main entrance of Leinster House with my mother in tow and party comrades Richard Boyd Barrett and Bríd Smith on the fir(...)

Duncan Campbell in front of  his film  Sigmar: “If you went into a small village in the 1960s and started asking people questions about their sex lives you weren’t going to get much of an answer.” Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Wire

Thoughtful, reserved, and considered in his speech, Duncan Campbell, who won the Turner Prize in 2014, is the opposite of the kind of flamboyant artis(...)

Kylie Noble: Never  fit the stereotypical Irish identity.

Two summers ago, I was sitting reading one evening at Belfast City Hall and I saw a group of teenagers attack the poppy wreaths in front of the statu(...)

Still from Arbeit. Courtesy of the artist and Rodeo, Istanbu/London

Four film works – Duncan Campbell Imma, Dublin ****   Dublin-born artist Duncan Campbell has won the Turner prize, after bei(...)

In a year that has seen prominent broadcasters return after long hiatuses – Ivan Yates and John Murray spring to mind – last week witnessed surely the(...)