Stephanie Deady, Concealed Pink I (2018, Oil on board, 22.5 x 17cm). Image courtesy of the artist

188th RHA Annual Exhibition ★★★★ Royal Hibernian Academy, Ely Place, Dublin 2 If art exhibitions can seem formal affairs – where works hang prim(...)

Women on a suffrage march carry 617 arrows, each representing a conviction of a suffragette. Photograph: Mansell/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images

The Irish suffrage movement, with a membership of about 3,000, was made up of nationalist, unionist and those who refused to take either side. It was (...)

Patrick Pye at the RHA annual exhibition in 2007. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

“One of the great individualists,” is how artist and Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) president, Mick O’Dea, describes Patrick Pye who died on Thursday. (...)

‘Rags, Bones and Bottles’, a late 19th-century view of a Dublin Liberties’ street scene,  by Walter Frederick Osborne

At the height of the economic boom in 2007, the annual Irish Art Sale at Sotheby’s in London offered Rags, Bones and Bottles – a late 19th-century vie(...)

The G.P.O. 1916 by Thomas Ryan

In 1966 a young Irish artist decided to create his own commemoration of the 1916 Rising as the State celebrated the event’s 50th anniversary. Thomas R(...)

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(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has confirmed that he has begun transferring his shares in the drinks giant Diageo to his wife

Paschal Donohoe, the Minister for Finance, is attempting to head off any criticism that he could have a perceived conflict of interest when setting al(...)

The 2017 Royal Hibernian Academy exhibition. Photograph: Aidan Oliver

Ireland’s art market is booming, if figures from the annual Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) exhibition are any indication. After a dip in 2016, sales r(...)

The Robin Walker-designed former  Bord Fáilte HQ in Dublin: a submission calling on An Bord Pleanála   to preserve the modernist structure  compares it to a Renaissance villa

A ding-dong battle has developed over plans by Irish Life plc to demolish the former Bord Fáilte headquarters at Baggot Street bridge in Dublin and r(...)

Photographer Walter Pfeiffer once met a man from Roundstone who told him “Connemara is grey”. “Grey it certainly is on countless days in winter and o(...)

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