Bláithín Pringle is a final year student in NCAD and will be voting for Independents or Sinn Féin in the  election. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

“No Fianna Fáil, no Fine Gael. That’s point blank out,” says Bláithín Pringle. In common with many of her fellow students at Dublin’s National Colleg(...)

Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan launches this year’s Culture Night; the Arts Council is taking on responsibility for the event. Photograph: Tom Honan

From housing to health, Ireland’s next government has big issues to tackle, but the slow erosion of our arts and culture probably won’t be on their li(...)

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(...)

Laoise Dempsey attended Cooks Academy in Dublin 2. She now runs Doran Vinum, a pop-up wine bar in LaptopLab on George’s Street.

Anyone with a vague interest in food has probably discussed what cafe or restaurant they would like to run if they had the chance. But when it comes t(...)

Is this the future for coffee consumers?

In 1980s Ireland, anyone who asked for a takeaway coffee was looked at like they had two heads. While single-use, plastic-based cups that could be use(...)

Open days provide you with an opportunity to gauge the atmosphere, location  and services of your potential place of learning.

Carlow College, St Patrick's When is open day?  November 14th, from 12-4pm with an evening session from 5-7pm.  Tour the campus, meet staff(...)

The Good Thief, by artist turned monk Br Emmaus, features in Glenstal Abbey – Through the Seasons

Facebook has banned a post advertising a new book from the monks at Glenstal Abbey in Co Limerick because of nudity in illustrations of the Good Thief(...)

Patrick Leonard, On the Dublin Road, Skerries, €1,000-€1,500

Collectable yet affordable artworks feature in the forthcoming de Veres sale at the Royal College of Physicians, Kildare Street, Dublin, this Tuesday,(...)

Izzy Keane with one of the new barbie dolls and their Izzy x Barbie wheelchair

Click on the Izzy Wheels website and you might think you’ve landed upon the Hermès of wheelchairs. The wheelchair spoke covers by Izzy Wheels are “mas(...)

Kate Stitt: “I finished up in May and have been lucky enough already to work on two short films.”
My PLC journey: Kate Stitt

“I graduated from school in 2007 before going on to do a portfolio preparation course in mixed media and design at Ballyfermot College of Further Educ(...)

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