One of Anthony Haughey’s photograph from Mosney.

Make yourself at home… Does anyone ever really mean that? What if you had guests who took you quite literally – helped themselves from the fridge, hog(...)

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 (...)

Ana Maria Pacheco’s Hairy Legs of the Queen of Sheba.  Courtesy of the artist and Pratt Contemporary

Many centuries ago a young Portuguese girl was said to have been so determined to remain chaste, she prayed to be made ugly. God granted her a beard. (...)

Artist Miranda Blennerhassett receives the RCSI silver medal from Prof John Hyland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Miranda Blennerhassett is the winner of this year’s Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) Art Award. Blennerhassett won for her installation RHA, which is(...)

Kate Mc Bride, Kildare with Michelle Considine from Malahide, looking at Eilis O'Connell's bronze sculpture entitled Angular Momentum, which was shortlistlisted for the RCSI Art Award, Varnishing Day, at the RHA.Photo Kenneth O Halloran

The five shortlisted artists for this year’s RCSI Art Award have been announced at a ceremony at the RHA in Dublin. The nominated works are: RHA Site(...)

Jesse Jones’s film collaboration with actor Olwen Fouéré and sound artist Susan Stenger

There’s something seductive about reinventing the past, letting the “what-ifs” take over to create new imagined futures. Sometimes it’s a dystopian ad(...)

Daphne Wright: Stallion

Emotional Archaeology: Daphne Wright RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin ***** While she is by no means unknown, and although exhibitions of her work in(...)

Barbara Knezevic: Exquisite Tempo Sector

Josef Sudek: Photographs (Gallery 1) Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College Dublin ***** In his third year of military service during the first Worl(...)

A detail from Lakeside, by Kevin Cosgrove from his exhibition A Peening Sound. Image courtesy of the artist and Mother’s Tankstation
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At the end of our series Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks we had a collection of books, plays, paintings, sculptures and other artworks that gave a pott(...)

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(...)

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