TJ Maher in his garden Patthana in Co Wicklow, planting summer containers. Photograph: Richard Johnston

What’s the secret to creating a brilliantly colourful, pollinator-friendly display of summer pots that will still look as good in late September as it(...)

Barbara Warren, RHA

Barbara Warren, who has died aged 91, was a highly regarded representational painter who exhibited regularly from the early 1950s. She brought her dis(...)

Charles Tyrrell at the Taylor Galleries: he has embraced the  inherent nature of aluminium

Two Paths Paintings by Charles Tyrrell. Taylor Galleries, 16 Kildare Street, Dublin. Until November 26th. taylorgalleries.ie ***** In 1983 the pain(...)

‘Crystal Chandelier’’, by Stephanie Rowe, at the Oliver Sears Gallery in London.

The success of the Frieze Art Fairs reflects the way the commercial side of the art world has developed. Commercial galleries have fought a difficult(...)

Town, Country, People (1985-86) by Locky Morris

Two Birds/One Stone – Various artists Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin ★★★★ Two Birds/One Stone concludes with Albanian artist Adrian Paci’s memorable vi(...)

Paper Bloom by Katie Moore

Paper Bloom – Katie Moore Civic Offices, Ballina, Co Mayo ★★★★★ When the Mayo County Council arts office and the Jackie Clarke Collection in Balli(...)

Detail from The Curved Street (Youghal) by John Doherty

THE RESPECTFUL DISTANCE  Michael Canning Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin May 5th-June 16th, oliversearsgallery.com ★★★★ IN A GARDEN I ONCE KNEW (...)

A view of the Sabine Mac Mahon exhibition So Through the Singing Land He Passed

So Through the Singing Land He Passed – Sabine Mac Mahon The Lab, Dublin ★★★★★ If you find yourself suffering from 1916 fatigue, Sabine Mac Mahon’(...)

Reports to an Academy by Ailbhe Ní Bhriain

Reports to an Academy – Ailbhe Ní Bhriain RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin **** Ailbhe Ní Bhriain’s video installations typically pull the rug f(...)

A series of paintings by Richard Gorman in the RHA  Annual Exhibition in 2014. Photograph: David Sleator

The artist Richard Gorman has been named as the first winner of the Savills Art Prize, a new visual arts award worth €5,000, presented by Savills a(...)

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