Brian Maguire

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Works by people in prison in Ireland, from the Open Minds exhibition at Rua Red, Tallaght 2019. Photograph: Eugene Lanagan

What is it like to visit a prison? Visitors to the Midlands Prison in Portlaoise check in to a bright building, where a children’s play area occupies (...)

Brian Maguire of EBX Media

“It gave a sense of clarity to the big adventure we were going on,” says Brian Maguire. “This wasn’t something new, people had done this before – it’s(...)

Bentiu Refugee Camp, South Sudan, by Brian Maguire

“I have had a policy of going to places where there’s no queue,” says Brian Maguire. “Prisons, Damascus and so on . . .” The artist has pulled into t(...)

Ireland’s Sophie O’Sullivan on her way to finishing first in her heat of the European Under-18 Athletics Championships at Gyor in Hungary. Photograph: Sasa Pahic Szabo/Inpho

Patience Jumbo-Gula highlighted an excellent evening session for Irish athletes at the European Under-18 Athletics Championships with a championship r(...)

  Sarah Healy’s 1,500 metres  time of 4:09.25 is some 10 seconds faster than the next best entrant.

It’s been a while since any Irish athletics team boasted so many medal prospects, especially with the O’Sullivan name among them. Even if it’s only th(...)

 Sophie O’Sullivan is presented with a medal from her mother Sonia at the Cork City Sports last year. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Sophie O’Sullivan, daughter of Olympic silver medallist Sonia O’Sullivan, will make her international debut in an Irish vest over 800 metres at the Eu(...)

St Patrick’s Festival: Dublin’s main parade starts at noon on March 17th. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty

Dublin’s St Patrick’s Day parade It sounds like Game of Thrones battles it out with Star Wars for Dublin’s parade this year. Grand marshal this year (...)

While he may not be well known for the optimism of his work, there is usually a redemptive core to Maguire’s projects.

War Changes its Address: The Aleppo Paintings Brian Maguire. Irish Museum of Modern Art, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin; Until May 6th; imma.ie B(...)

Rowan Gillespie’s “The Victim”, from the Quinnipiac Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

It is to a Jewish bagel tycoon, born in 1930s Connecticut, that we owe the world’s largest collection of art relating to the Irish Famine. His name wa(...)

Donal O’Sullivan: His character sketches are brilliant moments of personality

Although art has the reputation of being timeless, it has fashions like everything else. While the best artists follow the driving impulses of their o(...)

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