Monday 5th December

Review: "Europa" by Emily Jacir at IMMA

Declan Long reviews the first survey exhibition in Ireland of the work of Palestinian artist Emily Jacir – “Europa” at IMMA combines sculpture, film, drawings, large-scale installations and photography Full ...

Wednesday 30th November

"Hemmingway" by Kerrie O'Brien

Kerrie O’Brien reads “Hemmingway” from her debut poetry collection “Illuminate” (published by Salmon Poetry)

Winner of the Hennessy Portrait Prize 2016

Gerry Davis, winner of the Hennessy Portrait Prize for his portrait of friend and fellow-artist Sean Guinan Official website:   www.gerrydavisart.com  Exhibition details:  www.nationalgallery.ie   

Monday 21st November

"Geomantic" by Paula Meehan

Paula Meehan chats about and reads from her latest collection of poetry “Geomantic” (published by Dedalus Press)  

Wednesday 16th November

Maser exhibition at Graphic Studio Gallery, Temple Bar

Street artist Maser talks about creating art in public spaces and his first solo gallery exhibition in the Graphic Studio Gallery as part of the View Temple Bar festival Further details: ...

Tuesday 15th November

'On The Banks: Cork City In Poems and Songs', edited by Alannah Hopkin

Alannah Hopkin, editor and poets Doireann Ní Ghríofa and Gerry Murphy talk about “On The Banks: Cork City In Poems and Songs”, a collection of poems and songs about Cork ...

Tuesday 8th November

“The Shuttle Hive: A Century of Rising Threads” at National Museum of Ireland Collins Barracks

The designer Alison Conneely who created the Collins Barracks fashion exhibition “The Shuttle Hive: A Century of Rising Threads”, inspired by and commemorating the women of 1916 and the War ...

Friday 4th November

"The Art Of Dying" by Adam Wyeth

Adam Wyeth talks about the inspiration and themes in his second collection of poetry “The Art Of Dying” (published by Salmon Poetry) Official website:   www.adamwyeth.com 

TULCA Festival of Visual Art 2016

Daniel Jewesbury explains why, as curator of this year's TULCA Festival of Visual Art in Galway, he chose the theme of The Headless City for the wide-ranging series of exhibitions and events ...

Wednesday 2nd November

2016 VUE Contemporary Art exhibition at the RHA

Declan Long visited the RHA today where an exhibition of the artists shortlisted for the 2016 VUE Contemporary Art Prize and the galleries exhibiting at the VUE & Portfolio National Contemporary ...



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