Oonagh Young

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Charles Tyrrell, who has been shortlisted for the Savills Art Prize, which will be presented at Vue 2017, Ireland’s national contemporary art fair, which runs at the Royal Hibernian Academy from November 2nd-5th.

Nice art and good homes go together like tea and toast so it’s no surprise to see estate agents Savills sponsoring the visual arts, with the third Sav(...)

The Irish National Foresters on parade

‘I think that I shall never see/A poem lovely as a tree”, wrote Joyce Kilmer. And he was probably right, since he died only a few years later, in the (...)

Seán McSweeney and Gerard Smyth. “We found that the places we remembered overlapped in various ways,” says Smyth.  Photograph: Barry Cronin

Though both were born and brought up elsewhere, painter Seán McSweeney and poet Gerard Smyth have strong associations with a region of Co Meath, and b(...)

Hegel Bollard, 2016, by Stephen Brandes. Courtesy of the artist and Oonagh Young Gallery

Parc du Souvenir: Stephen Brandes Oonagh Young Gallery, Dublin **** Stephen Brandes relates that he invented a kind of fictional alter ego, Alfred (...)

Gallery owner Oonagh Young, who will work on The Tree Line Project on James Joyce Street, Dublin 1. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Arts Council will announce its Making Great Art Work – Open Call awards today. The awards support major one-off projects. More than €800,000 has b(...)

James Joyce Street as imagined: The project is Inspired by the “city forestation” carried out by German artist Joseph Beuys during the early 1980s in the German city of Kassel.

The woozy sexual dream world of the Circe episode in James Joyce’s Ulysses opens up just off Dublin’s Talbot Street, at “the Mabbot street entrance of(...)

Given more recent events, the shock of the Charlie Hebdo shootings in January seems distant, but visiting Paris that month I learned the enormous pow(...)

From left, Elaine Grainger of Talbot Gallery and Studios; Liz Coman of the Lab Gallery; Sheena Barrett of the Lab; Liz Burns of Fire Station Artists’ Studios; Hilary Murray of ArtBox; and Oonagh Young of Oonagh Young Gallery. Photograph: John Beattie

Monto was once the biggest red-light district in Europe. It was immortalised by James Joyce as “Nighttown” in the “Circe” chapter of Ulysses, and s(...)

An Post’s latest “love stamp” is the ninth of its kind and comes in pink, red and yellow at €6.80 per book.

In a nod to what is likely to be a very big talking point in 2015, An Post has described its new, almost rainbow-coloured love stamp as being ideal fo(...)

Included in Vue is ‘Facing North III (summer version)’ by Oliver Comerford, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery

It’s only a slight exaggeration to say that art fairs have quietly taken over the art world. Commercial galleries, even those in prime internationa(...)

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