Austrian artist Nikolaus Gansterer, winner of ‘Ireland’s Turner Prize’, with Anne McReynolds, chief executive of MAC Belfast. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Press Eye

Austrian artist Nikolaus Gansterer has won the 2018 MAC International prize. The work of the 44-year-old Vienna-based artist was chosen from more tha(...)

Alex Higgins is to be the subject of Eoin McNamee’s next novel, Hurricane, supported by a £15,000 grant from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

A musical about Lough Derg, a fiction based on the life of snooker star Alex “Hurricane” Higgins and a novel about a small-town weekly Northern(...)