Sonja Landweer at the National Craft Gallery in Kilkenny in 2012. Photograph: Pat Moore

Sonja Landweer Born April 20th, 1933 Died December 15, 2019 The internationally acclaimed Dutch artist and craftmaker, Sonja Landweer, who was a pivo(...)

Woman Reading, Roderic O’Conor, €30,000-€50,000 Adam’s

From childhood, art has captivated the collector Patrick Murphy, but it was in the early 1960s, at a Fleadh Cheoil in Enniscorthy, that his passion fo(...)

Ann Mulrooney in the kitchen of her home in Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Director of the Visual Arts Centre in Carlow, Ann Mulrooney graduated from Cork’s Crawford Art College and then London’s Royal College of Art. She exh(...)

One of the lovely things about summer is getting to see art in the outdoors, without freezing your faculties off in the process. Just outside C(...)

Barrie Cooke at the opening night of his exhibition in the Kerlin Gallery in Dublin in 2007. Photograph: Fran Veale

Artist Barrie Cooke has died in Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow, on Tuesday evening. Born in Cheshire, England, in 1924, he w(...)