Gerard Byrne

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The relationship between Samuel Beckett and Albert Giacometti is being explored in an exhibition at the Giacometti Institute in Paris. Photograph: Adagp, Paris

A Paris boulevard. Two men. Tall, silent, slightly hunched. Late at night. Perhaps tramps from Waiting for Godot. Or statues of Walking Men. The rel(...)

Choreographer Liz Roche: among those admitted to Aosdána’s circle of 250 artists due to vacancies arising in the last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Author Kevin Barry, film-maker Pat Collins, architect Valerie Mulvin and painter Mairead O’hEocha are among new members elected to artists’ associatio(...)

In Our Veins: Exhaustively told, but given charming performances and admirably quick motion. Photograph: Pat Redmond

IN OUR VEINS Peacock stage, Abbey Theatre, Dublin ★★★☆☆ Lee Coffey’s chronicle of working-class Dublin, centred on one dock worker’s lifetime, begi(...)

Lot 52: Section of Self Portrait by Mark ‘Rasher’ Kavanagh sold for €1,200, Morgan O’Driscoll

Auction results Morgan O’Driscoll, online Irish Art auction, March 11th: Louis le Brocquy’s The Flower Seller South Anne Street Christmas Eve, which (...)

Gerard Byrne in his Ranelagh home. Photograph: Ruth Maria/

Painter Gerard Byrne and his landscaper wife Agata have converted a sliver of Ranelagh real estate into an expansive gallery-cum-home – one that has v(...)

“Deep concern and dissatisfaction”: the Abbey Theatre’s directors, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 300 actors, directors, designers, agents and playwrights have complained to the Minister for Culture about the Abbey Theatre’s recently adop(...)

Winding along a gentle slope up from Dalkey village, Coliemore Road hugs the coastline, taking in such lavish houses as Inniscorrig, which was on the (...)

Paul Meade as Henry Higginsand Anna Sheils-McNamee as Eliza Doolittle. Photograph: Futoshi Sakauchi

★★★ This is an age of upstarts, observes a man in the crowd early in Pygmalion, where anyone can become somebody else as long as telltale signs of (...)

Imma: New Sexual Lifestyles, by Gerard Byrne, was at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in 2003

Artists such as Andy Warhol and Richard Hamilton are noted for engaging with popular culture. It’s often hard to decide if they were simply fascinated(...)

Around this time every year Dublin’s art schools open their doors. Their degree exhibitions announce the arrival of graduating artists into broader so(...)

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