Kari Kola’s artwork Savage Beauty in Connemara

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” Or in this case: if the illumination of a whole Connemara mountai(...)

Members of An Spidal community cast of fire bearers getting ready for their fire lighting ceremony. Photograph: Andrew Downes, XPOSURE.

The opening ceremony of Galway 2020, which was due to take place on Saturday evening, has been cancelled due to bad weather. The organisers said on S(...)

Film and theatre producer Arthur Lappin played a key role in producing the bid book which won Galway the European Capital of Culture designation. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Galway’s European Capital of Culture project (Galway 2020) has appointed film and theatre producer Arthur Lappin to chair its board with immediate eff(...)

The Galway 2020  logo: Preparations have been dogged by funding problems and a number of high-profile departures.

Galway 2020 has appointed a UK arts management company Artichoke to act as the troubled event’s creative director, filling a role that has been left v(...)

The Temple of Juno is set ablaze at the 2012 Burning Man festival. Photograph: Philip Volkers

David Best is a 69-year-old Californian artist who is planning to turn Northern Ireland’s fascination with bonfires on its head by building a massi(...)

Seeing the light: The Lindisfarne Gospels projected on Durham Cathedral

How many people does it take to change a Derry lightbulb? “About 500,” says Helen Marriage, co-director of the London-based Artichoke arts company, wh(...)