Carlow Arts Festival: Jo Mangan, the event’s director

Programming a festival is like putting a selection box together. You’re trying to find the right mix. Everyone loves the salted caramels, but what abo(...)

David Beattie, with his work The Impossibility of an Island (2016). Courtesy of the  Hennessy Art Fund for Imma Collection, 2016

Launching tonight, the Hennessy Art Fund for the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Imma) Collection is a three-year initiative aimed at plugging some of the(...)

Dubai Left Panel 1 by Clare Langan, from her exhibition The Floating World

The Floating World – Clare Langan Visual Centre, Carlow **** If you were asked to sum up Clare Langan’s The Floating World in three wo(...)

Carlow has gone all starry-eyed of late, thanks to the group exhibition Cosmic Dust, curated by Emma-Lucy O’Brien, which looks at how we orient our(...)