Graffiti artist Finbar 247’s work at the foyer of University College Hospital Galway. Photograph: Nicholas Grundy

Finbar 247 has seen the inside of police vans in Germany and has, at times, attracted more than a passing interest from gardaí for his work. He is (...)

Her pink shoe: one of the images photographed by artist Marie Brett for a project on the impact of infant loss, which opens at the Galway Arts Centre early next month.

A tiny baby’s blanket tied with ribbons, a christening gown and two identity bracelets are among images photographed by artist Marie Brett for a proj(...)

Right, Mary Bracken (18) with artist Rachel Tynan with a book they collaborated on called Colours of Life. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Teenage dialysis patient Mary Bracken didn’t quite know what to make of artist Rachel Tynan when she arrived at her hospital bedside one day last year(...)

‘The Magic Room' by Margaret Warde; dialysis patient Siobhán Connolly and her partner,Gerry Wallace,a transplant recipient, with one of Connolly’s exhibits; and Aidan Garvey’s fly-ties. Photographs: Joe O’Shaughnessy

A cake decorator’s paper sculptures on a limestone floor, primroses over crisp linen and china cups, and a ward bed transformed into a “magic room”: t(...)