Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
Revolutions have many things in common. One is the efforts revolutionaries make, once they have consolidated power, to ensure their version of change becomes the official narrative. This, as often as not, leads to one-dimensional, self-serving history. Writers, painters, film-makers, poets and songwriters — journalists too — all contribute to that process. Most do so with integrity and enthusiasm but not all are examples of scrupulous disinterest.
Sat, 16 Nov, 2019
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
A pledge by a descendant of a family that ruled Tralee for 300 years is to be fulfilled: Dorset-based stained-glass artist Tom Denny, a descendant of the Elizabethan planter, Edward Denny, is to complete a window for the town’s St John’s Catholic church.
Mon, 17 Aug, 2015
Thu, 03 Oct, 2013
DR Éimear O’Connor has made a remarkable contribution to Irish art history. She has curated two major exhibitions of the work of 20th century artist, Seán Keating, and has written several books on him, of which the most recent is Seán Keating: Art, Politics and Building the Irish Nation.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2013