Tom De Paor

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Michael D Higgins cuts a tape to launch the Picture Palace cinema at Lower Merchants Road in Galway in July 2009. Included in the photograph is Lelia Doolan. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Heather Humphreys has defended her decision to commit further public funding to a proposed arthouse cinema in Galway. The Minister for Arts said yes(...)

 David O’Donoghue in the kitchen. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

David O’Donoghue studied art, before setting up Brownes, and later the Pantheon Galleries in Dublin. For the past 15 years, he has run the fine art p(...)

N3: Tom de Paor’s selection to design Ireland’s first Venice pavilion was vindicated by his subsequent reputation

The N3 may be the shortest lived of the artworks in this series. Designed and built for the Venice Biennale of Architecture in 2000, it was never reco(...)

Operating table circa 1952 retrieved by Lucy Downes from the former hospital on Dublin’s Hume Street. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Award-winning designer Lucy Downes’ fine cashmere Sphere One knitwear is sold in top boutiques all over the world and she shows in Paris twice annual(...)

The company behind Galway’s long-delayed arthouse cinema have said it is hoping to avert a threat by Galway City Council to pull out of the €8 million project. File photograph: Steve Bonini/Stone/Getty

The company behind Galway’s long-delayed arthouse cinema has said it is hoping to avert a threat by Galway City Council to pull out of the €8 million (...)

Manchán Magan: offering at-risk words to anybody willing to care for them, to nourish and nurture them, to slip them into sentences and to named loved ones after them

If you put a baby seal amid adult seals, or a fawn with deer, or a kid with goats, they recognise their mother’s voice instantly and head straight (...)

Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys said she was “delighted” a plan had been agreed to complete Galway Picture Palace. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Galway’s long-delayed arthouse cinema has been granted completion funding of €735,000 by Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys. The Picture Palace, (...)

“Tom de Paor is a genius,” says David O’Donoghue. “Working with him was a rollercoaster. You know, they say you meet your architect and you lov(...)

The tubular-steel frame and seat designed by Gregory Dunn, Andrew Griffin and Maxim Laroussi

Remember those far-off days when kids tied ropes to a lamp post and swung out of it? Mostly, they’re either gone now or have been left in tatters as c(...)

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