Harry Clarke

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“As profiled in a Harry Clarke stained-class  window in Cork, St Gobnait’s nose has the trajectory of an Olympic ski-jump”

Is it wrong to feel sorry for women called Gobnait? If so, and if there are some of you who rejoice in the name, I apologise for my presumption. But w(...)

 Ken Ryan, stained glass conservator

Who? Ken Ryan, stained glass conservator, Dublin Ken Ryan is chairman of Abbey Stained Glass Studios in Kilmainham, Dublin. It’s a family business, f(...)

Daniel Clowes’s graphic novel Patience,  a  time-travelling rumination on love, bereavement and obsession.

What were your cultural highlights for the year gone by? Daniel Clowes’s new comic, Patience, is a brilliant time-travelling rumination on love, berea(...)

Caravaggio, “The Taking of Christ”. On indefinite loan to the National Gallery of Ireland from the Jesuit Community, Dublin

The subject of Walter Paget’s Birth of the Irish Republic, and the future obstetrician who appeared in it (Irishman’s Diary, November 26th), brought m(...)

 Eileen Gray’s modernist  home, E-1027, at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin in the South of France, which features murals by Le Corbusier

While the Irish have a reputation for travelling the world, so too does our culture. Beyond the ubiquitous Irish pub, with its varying degrees of aut(...)

The exterior of Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

It has been closed for 21 months but when it reopens in 2017 the famous Bewley’s Oriental Cafe on Grafton Street in Dublin will be bigger and brighter(...)

“Modern” is a funny word in Ireland. In other countries, modern implies a straight line of development, from rural to urban, from agricultural to ind(...)

Blackrock House, a Georgian building dating from the late 1700s

What has to be one of the most hotly anticipated new-homes schemes since the demise of the Celtic Tiger has finally launched in Blackrock village in C(...)

Vogue Williams in London-based designer Catriona Hanly’s “fashion makeover” for  heritage tweeds

HERITAGE TWEEDS GET GLAMOROUS TWIST Lough Rynn castle in Leitrim was the setting for London-based designer Catriona Hanly’s latest collection in which(...)

 Stuart Purcell: ’Working with collectibles is fascinating, the endless variety is fantastic.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Stuart Purcell is head of collectibles at Whyte’s, 38 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2, one of Ireland’s leading auctioneers of art and collectibles.(...)

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