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(...)