Tuesday 7th February

Eugeen van Mieghem exhibition at Hugh Lane Gallery

Logan Sisley, Exhibitions Curator at the Hugh Lane Gallery explains the background to the current exhibition of the work of Belgian artist Eugeen van Mieghem and how it relates to ...

Thursday 2nd February

"Mother River", a photographic exhibition by Yan Wang Preston

Eve Parnell reviews “Mother River” by Yan Wang Preston, an odyssey along the entire length of the Yangtze, China’s "Mother River" which is currently showing at the Gallery of Photography ...

Tuesday 24th January

"10 Poems From Ireland", selected and introduced by Paula Meehan

Paula Meehan and publisher Di Slaney explain how they went about choosing the poems in the booklet "10 Poems From Ireland" (published by Candlestick Press)

Thursday 19th January

"Moments Of Snow" by David Keane

Poet David Keane reads "Moments Of Snow", his winning entry in last year's Poetry Ireland/Trocaire competition where the theme was migrants who are 'Forced To Flee' This year's competition details:  www.poetryireland.ie ...

Wednesday 18th January

"Whatever The Weather" by Jean O'Brien

Jean O’Brien reads “Whatever The Weather” from her latest collection of new and selected poems ‘Fish On A Bicycle’ (published by Salmon Poetry)

Tuesday 17th January

"Unto Me Is The Journeying" by Mairead Donnellan

Mairead Donnellon, a winner in last year’s Poetry reland/Trocaire poetry competition – she reads her poem “Unto Me Is The Journeying” (which addressed the question of migrants and refugees under ...

Monday 16th January

"Project Studios" programme at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios

Abie Philbin Bowman met three of the young artists selected for this year’s one-year studio residency in Temple Bar Gallery + Studios under their ‘Project Studios’ programme Official website:  www.templebargallery.com 

Tuesday 10th January

''Let Me Sing Dreams as Words of Truth', an exhibition by Eve Parnell

Eve Parnell chats about how the German poet Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg inspired the work in her upcoming exhibition “‘Let Me Sing Dreams As Words of Truth” in Berlin ...

Monday 9th January

"In Your Sleep" by Leanne O'Sullivan

Leanne O’Sullivan reads her poem “In Your Sleep”, included in the collection "Fermata: Writings Inspired By Music"

The National Gallery, a new acquisition of works by Sir William Orpen

Donal Maguire, manager of the ESB Centre for the Study of Irish Art at The National Gallery explains the recent gallery acquisition of a new collection of over 400 letters ...



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