Henry Moore

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Mary Swanzy got to know the work of Picasso from viewing his paintings at soirees organised by Gertrude Stein in Paris.

“To be an artist… you have to be very severe with your amount of energy… To have an overriding hobby, that’s the secret. Mine was an overriding hobby,(...)

Cambridge: punting on the River Cam

Ah, college days, punting along the Cam on a sun-dappled late-August morning, the giant weeping willows on the banks trailing into the water as Newton(...)

Colm Tóibín. Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

There is a peculiar intensity about some streets in Dublin that gets more layered the longer you live in the city and the more stray memories and asso(...)

Digital creations at EPIC the Irish Emigration Museum, Dublin’s newest museum, which has been shortlisted for the European Museum of the Year Award

The National Gallery of Ireland has been nominated for one of the world’s most prestigious museum accolades, the annual European Museum of the Year Aw(...)

The Sofas of LA by Andrew Ward, from Lacuna exhibition in Taylor Galleries

Material(s): Ronan McCrea Green on Red Gallery, Park Lane, Spencer Dock, Dublin (100m from Spencer Dock Luas stop) Until February 25 greenonredgaller(...)

 PJ Tynan in his garden with his dog Edgar Linton, named after a character in Wuthering Heights

Who? PJ Tynan runs Courtwood Books, in Vicarstown, Stradbally, Co Laois, which specialises in selling rare and antiquarian books, mostly of Irish i(...)

San Sebastian bay in the Basque Country. Photograph: Getty Images
San Sebastian: Basque in the culture
  • Europe
  • September 17, 2016, 03:00

Beautiful and creative but marked by a troubled past, San Sebastian in northern Spain could be – aptly enough for this city in thrall to film – a crea(...)

Martina Noonan: “I wrote a thesis on 18th century Irish silver which is my first love.”

Martina Noonan is co-owner with husband Bryan Greene of Thomas P Adams & Co – known as Adams Blackrock – an art and antiques auctioneering busines(...)

Elizabeth Shaw

Mention the name Elizabeth Shaw to anyone who grew up in East Germany and watch the smile rise on their lips.For them, the name recalls happy childhoo(...)

Some 300 rugby players joined D Company of the 7th Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

An exhibition to remember 39 players from Lansdowne rugby club who did not return from fighting in the the first World War will open this evening. The(...)

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