James Coleman

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All about my father: Olwen Fouéré in Danse, Morob.

For a long time now, Olwen Fouéré has been Ireland’s leading avant -garde theatre performer. But what does that really mean? Broadly, the avant-gard(...)

The late architect Michael Scott, pictured aged 82 in 1987, founded the ROSC art exhibitions. Photograph: Kevin McMahon

The recent publication of The Poetry of Vision: The ROSC Art Exhibitions 1967-1988, written by Peter Shortt and published by Irish Academic Press, rec(...)

The town of Cobh, seen from Spike Island, Co Cork

“Upon no other island on the Irish Coast have so many eyes rested or so few persons voluntarily set foot.” Thus wrote James Coleman in his book The S(...)

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

Untitled: Philippe VACHER was   filmed in an actual operating theatre, and  shows the French actor falling forward onto a surgical cart littered with medicine bottles and medical devices. Photograph © James Coleman

In Ulysses, James Joyce’s character Stephen Dedalus famously contemplates the “ineluctable modality of the visible”: the idea that we never see thing(...)

Sean Lynch’s For the Birds, which works with the myth of An Buile Suibhne

What connects a block of ice at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, a cow pat in Carlow, the poetry of WB Yeats and Tom Murphy’s play Bailegangaire? Th(...)

The theme of this year’s one-day Douglas Hyde Conference is ‘The Unsaved Harvest: Rural Ireland’s Cultural Heritage’. File.  Photograph: Frank Miller/ The Irish Times

The theme of this year’s one-day Douglas Hyde Conference is ‘The Unsaved Harvest: Rural Ireland’s Cultural Heritage’ and it takes place in Ballaghader(...)

The Rustic Lodge at Belline, Co Kilkenny, as it is today . . .

The only known surviving example in Ireland or Britain of an 18th century lodge built with tree trunks is in danger of being permanently lost, in w(...)