John Tuomey

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The new Butler Gallery:  architect’s drawing by McCullough Mulvin

In a peaceful part of Rothe House, an atmospheric Tudor townhouse in the heart of Kilkenny, eight young architects are imagining what a future Kilkenn(...)

The Policing Authority is to formulate the process to recruit the next Garda commissioner. The process will then be run by the Public Appointments Service.

The next Garda commissioner will be allowed to hire their own team to work with them in the same way Government ministers are entitled to make politic(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’ Sullivan speaking during the Policing Authority public meeting at Griffith College in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Garda members had either inflated the number of alcohol breath tests carried out or had been careless in compiling records of test numbers, the Polici(...)

Dramatic: the Saw Swee Hock centre bursts up, out and through its medieval-London landscape

The design for the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, at the London School of Economics, was the catalyst for O’Donnell + Tuomey’s highest accolade to date(...)

Architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey are no strangers to awards, but this year, when they received the Royal Gold Medal, the world’s most prest(...)

 “We’ve never had so many from Ireland,” says Giovanna Carnevali, director of the Mies van der Rohe architecture award. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

They will be rolling out the black carpet for the Mies van der Rohe awards on Friday in Barcelona in the German architect’s iconic pavilion (made f(...)

Irish architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey at home in Rathmines. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey received texts, emails and tweets over the last few weeks as their names were carefully carved on to the marble wa(...)

The Lyric Theatre in Belfast which was designed by O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects

Multiple award-winning Dublin-based architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey are to receive Britain’s Royal Gold Medal in recognition of their l(...)

 Irish architects Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey, at home in Rathmines, Dublin. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey are having a moment: they have just been awarded the RIBA Royal Gold Medal – one of world architecture’s top prizes, (...)

‘We wouldn’t normally have just 12 hours to build something of this size.’ The construction of Mahagonny in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin, had to be undertaken at double speed. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s satirical opera, first performed in 1930, the city of Mahagonny appears instantaneously, as if by black magic. “(...)

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