Poetry

Tuesday 4th September

"Léargas: Connemara Observed", an exhibition including Dorothy Cross at Clifden Arts Festival

Dorothy Cross, whose work is included in "Léargas: Connemara Observed" at the upcoming Clifden Arts Festival, a group exhibition of five artists who work has featured in publications from Occasional ...

Friday 31st August

"Chalk Dust" by Noel Monahan

As the schools re-open after the summer break, Longford poet Noel Monahan chats about the inspiration he gets from his experiences as a teacher; his latest collection is "Chalk Dust" ...

Tuesday 28th August

"Please Touch: Tactile Encounters" at the Glucksman, Cork

Glucksman curator Chris Clarke and visually-impaired gallery visitor Clair Marie Butler talk about the current exhibition "Please Touch: Tactile Encounters", where visitors are actively encouraged to touch the exhibits Full ...

Friday 24th August

Art + religion

The relationship between art and religion, how faith in the divine has inspired great works of art, music and literature through the centuries

Wednesday 22nd August

Reviews: "Sunlight" by John O'Donnell and "One Lark, One Horse" by Michael Hofmann

Jessica Traynor reviews two new collections of poetry - "Sunlight: New and Selected Poems" by John O'Donnell and "One Lark, One Horse" by Michael Hofmann

Tuesday 21st August

A poetry and musical collaboration between Doireann Ní Ghríofa and Linda Buckley

Poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa and composer Linda Buckley who are performing their collaborative piece "Soul Clap It's Hands And Sing" at the Edinburgh International Book Festival this week Further details:  ...

Thursday 9th August

"Lucienne Day: Living Design", an exhibition at the Coach House, Dublin Castle

Dr Paula Day, daughter of textile designer Lucienne Day, who is the subject of a major exhibition at the Coach House, Dublin Castle Further details:   http://www.dublincastle.ie/exhibitions/

Friday 3rd August

"Strength & Glory", an exhibition by Rita Duffy at the Highlanes Gallery

Rita Duffy, whose exhibition "Strength & Glory" examines the received symbols and props of Irish life; it is at the Highlanes Gallery Drogheda Full details:   www.highlanes.ie

Monday 30th July

"Yeats: Portrait Of A Family" at the Model Sligo

Emer McGarry, acting director of the Model Sligo gives a tour of their exhibition "Yeats: Portrait of a Family" Full details:   http://themodel.ie/

Wednesday 25th July

"The Naked Truth - The Nude in Irish Art" at the Crawford Gallery Cork

Dawn Williams, co-curator of "The Naked Truth - The Nude in Irish Art", an exhibition currently running at the Crawford Gallery Cork Full details:   www.crawfordartgallery.ie

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