St Patrick’s Day: spectators at last year’s Dublin parade. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

The forecast may not be great for this year’s St Patrick’s Day, but there are lots of events and other attractions, many indoors, to keep you entertai(...)

A detail from Lakeside, by Kevin Cosgrove from his exhibition A Peening Sound. Image courtesy of the artist and Mother’s Tankstation
Your favourite artwork from 2016
  • Books
  • January 9, 2017, 14:30

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(...)

From left: Spectres of Modernity by Ruth McHugh, a work by Giancarlo Marcali from Foreign Bodies; a piece by Sue Kneebone from Border Crossings

Spectres of Modernity – Ruth McHugh University Gallery, NUI Galway ★★★★★ Ruth McHugh’s Spectres of Modernity reflects on the ignominious demise of o(...)

Detail from Matriline, a Kathleen Lynn Mosaic by Mary Kelly

By any standard, Kathleen Florence Lynn ranks as a hard act to follow. Insider on the Outside is a co-ordinated series of exhibitions curated by Cath(...)

 Nama has lodged  with Dublin City Council a €150 million redevelopment plan for the site, featuring offices, apartments and shops: Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Boland’s Mills is an iconic site with huge historical resonance in the heart of a booming business and cultural district. Within a stone’s throw of(...)

Just another brick in the wall:  Ríonach Ní Néill. Photograph: Elena Gallotta

When French Aerospace needed someone to teach astronauts how to move in zero gravity, it didn’t hire a scientist. It hired a choreographer. (...)

‘There is no more sombre enemy of good art than the pram in the hall,” Cyril Connolly wrote in Enemies of Promise, an autobiographical account of his (...)

Alan Delmar’s Dismantlement uses humour to reflect upon male sexual identity

Live CollisionVarious venues, Dublin *** “It is funny how sexuality dominates you for a while,” Natasha Davis (...)