John Gerrard

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Philip King: ‘We’ve arrived at a place where Irish music is being accepted’
Philip King: On My Culture Radar

Current favourite book One is a music book: It Gets Me Home, This Curving Track by Ian Penman, one of the first music writers. The title itself is all(...)

Artist Sam Jinks makes incredibly lifelike sculptures, tufted with real hair, pigmented in human-like skin tones and often dres(...)

A matter of taste: prawn-head smoothies in a Domestic Godless installation

Ten years ago, when Radisson launched a new hotel on Golden Lane in Dublin, the centrepiece of the opening was the opportunity to go “sky dining”. Str(...)

Máire Geoghegan Quinn resigned from Galway 2020 three weeks ago. File photograph Nick Bradshaw

Galway’s European Capital of Culture 2020 project has lost another board member with the resignation of former EU Commissioner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn. (...)

July 2016: then minister  for arts Heather Humphreys  with members of the Galway team who won the European Capital of Culture for 2020. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Mirrored pavilions designed by artist John Gerrard that merge the land, sky and riverscapes of Connemara, Galway’s Corrib and Spain’s Santander ... A (...)

Ernesto Caivano - Nocturne 27 (Cataract Nebula), 2016, at Ellis King

Hannah Fitz, Áine McBride, Daniel Rios Rodriguez, Marcel Vidal Kerlin Gallery, Dublin A friend once proposed a game, or perhaps an app, called “Ar(...)

Ana Maria Pacheco’s  Dark Night of the Soul  at the Galway Arts Festival

Two years ago Australian artist Patricia Piccinini populated the main gallery at the Galway International Arts Festival with oddly loveable creatures (...)

Artist Ana Maria Pacheco at the opening of the exhibition of her work in the Festival Gallery, as part of the Galway International Arts Festival. Photograph: Andrew Downes

A “Big Top” marquee will be pitched on the banks of the Corrib and the Galway International Arts Festival, which once ran off a €1,000 Arts (...)

Yes to . . . a city break in Paris. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland This incredible weather, heating us all up happily. Bluebells Glorious right now. Walk in the woodlands and wonder. Galway Arts Festival (...)

Conall Morrison’s new work is Woyzeck in Winter. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Galway International Arts Festival has announced its full programme for 2017, which also marks the festival’s 40th birthday. Already announced is(...)

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