Camille Souter

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President Michael D Higgins and  Roger Doyle at a ceremony honouring the composer as a Saoi in Aosdána, in recognition of  outstanding achievement in the arts. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Composer Roger Doyle, a member of Aosdána since 1986, has been been awarded the organisation’s highest honour. He was elected a Saoi earlier this year(...)

 President Michael D Higgins with   Roger Doyle at a ceremony marking the composers elevation to  Saoi by  Aosdána, which is in recognition of outstanding achievement in the arts. . Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The composer Roger Doyle was made a Saoi (wise one) of Aosdána at a ceremony on Friday addressed by President Michael D Higgins. Only seven members o(...)

A view of a new exhibition at Emo Court, Co Laois

Head to Emo Court in Co Laois for an exquisite exhibition of contemporary artwork on display throughout the neo-classical mansion designed by James Ga(...)

Imogen Stuart and Edna O’Brien: ‘Two amazing women’  being honoured ‘by their peers in the most fitting way possible for artists’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Three artists were today elected to become Saoithe in Aosdána in a ceremony presided over by President Michael D Higgins. Artist Imogen Stuart and wr(...)

Aoibheann Greenan’s exhibition DMC (Dunmurray May-Day Conspiracy)

DMC (Dunmurray May-Day Conspiracy) – Aoibheann Greenan Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin *** Aoibheann Greenan crams a lot into Temple Bar Ga(...)

Bernadette Madden is a painter and print-maker. She shows regularly in Dublin, where she was born, as well as in the US, Australia, Norway and Germany(...)

The artist  Camille Souter  in a room that she referred to as “The Folly” across from her studio in Achill Island

We don’t like to brag . . . oh, all right then, we do like to brag sometimes. And if ever there was a picture worth bragging about, it’s surely(...)

Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

We often find ourselves looking at art on a screen, but to see a painting in reality is a different experience. And, amazingly, it’s free. Our nationa(...)

Couturier art sale

Danish-born Ib Jorgensen – the couturier-turned-art-dealer – was one of Ireland’s most renowned fashion designers in the 1970s and 1980s. He came t(...)

Ulick O Connor talks to Mannix Flynn at the Aosdána 
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general assembly in the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: David Sleator

The annual meeting of artists’ group Aosdána was staged under a European theme yesterday but a domestic matter – the State’s p(...)