Graphic Studio Dublin will hold an exhibition on December 12th to celebrate its 60th year.

While printmaking is almost as old as art itself, Graphic Studio Dublin celebrates its birthday this year, marking 60 years since the printmakers firs(...)

Jim Lockhart. Photograph: Dave Keegan Photography

Current favourite book Stephen Hawking’s final book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions. He’s great to read; his stuff is so challenging, you have to(...)

Stanley Townsend in Incanttata. Photograph: Patrick Redmond

Incantata ★★★★ Town Hall Theatre, Galway How does an artist deal with grief? In the case of Incantata, Paul Muldoon’s elegy to his fellow artist and (...)

Irish-born Stanley Townsend will perform Incantata next month at the Galway Arts Festival. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

“Incantata” means enchanted, spellbound, bewitched, in thrall to, beguiled by. It’s the title of a long poem by Paul Muldoon, which he wrote in memory(...)

Detail from Martin Gale’s  painting, ‘Inside Turlough Hill 2014’, one of a series of works commissioned by the ESB

There’s a curve in the road as you drive towards Dublin from Ballymore Eustace, the Co Kildare village where Martin Gale, one of Ireland’s leading (...)