Thursday 8th June

End-of-year exhibition by NCAD Fashion Design graduates

Sorcha Kenny reports on the end-of-year exhibition by NCAD Fashion Design graduates which focuses heavily on Irish heritage and crafts Further details:  www.ncad.ie/about/ncad-2017-show (image used: piece by designer Colin Burke)

Monday 5th June

John Kelly's sculpture garden

Leeanne O'Donnell spoke to Australian-born artist John Kelly (who now lives in Cork) about his sculpture garden which will be open to the public this summer as part of the ...

"After Love" by Dani Gill

Dani Gill talks about her debut collection of poetry "After Love", which deals with themes of heartbreak, identity and recovery after the end of a relationship (published by Salmon Poetry)

Thursday 1st June

"Short Films About Learning" by Michael Hanna at Lismore Castle Arts

Michael Hanna talks about his video art pieces ‘Short Films About Learning’, showing at Lismore Castle Arts which opens this weekend (over images of the Troubles in Northern Ireland a professor ...

Monday 29th May

"The Catalogue - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8", a Kraftwerk DVD

Declan Long reviews "The Catalogue - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8", a 3-D DVD of Kraftwerk performing in various art galleries around the world

Friday 26th May

Loves: sculptor Brian King RIP

The sculptor Ronan Halpin explains why he Loves his friend and mentor, the late Brian King Official website:   https://ronanhalpin.com/

Wednesday 24th May

"Angel Hill" by Michael Longley

Michael Longley talks about his latest collection "Angel Hill" inspired by the landscapes of Mayo, Scotland and his daughter’s artwork (published by Cape Poetry)

Friday 19th May

"Faith After Saenredam and Other Paintings", an exhibition by Paul Winstanley

British artist Paul Winstanley explains the meaning behind his latest exhibition at the Kerlin Gallery - "Faith After Saenredam and Other Paintings" is  inspired by Dutch painters Saenredam and Vermeer ...

Tuesday 16th May

"Alphabet Of An Age/Aibítir Aoise" by Celia de Fréine

Celia de Fréine reads "Alphabet Of An Age/Aibítir Aoise" from her collection of the same name (published by Arlen House)

Monday 15th May

"Milk and Honey" by Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur talks about her latest collection "Milk and Honey", exploring issues of rape, domestic abuse, attitudes to menstruation and love



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