He was the man behind the iconic Galaxy dress. Now Roland Mouret is turning his attention to the world of art, collaborating with Dragana Jurisic for an exhibition at the RHA. Ahead of his visit to Dublin to talks to.
Singers Sinéad O’Connor and Christy Moore, writers Colm Tóibín and Edna O’Brien, actor Cillian Murphy, and artist Pauline Bewick are among leading figures in Irish music, literature, and the arts advocating for the abolition of the eighth amendment to the Constitution, which they say has “prevented our doctors and our legislators from providing proper care to women”.
THE story of how Doireann Ní Ghríofa started writing poetry six years ago is bizarre but also somewhat fitting for this warm, dreamy and gentle writer who was awarded the Ireland Chair of Poetry Bursary 2014-2015 by Ireland Professor of Poetry, Paula Meehan.
The discerning readers of Condé Nast Traveller magazine voted Kilkenny one of its top 10 of world’s friendliest cities recently, and if you visit during its festival period, you might even consider a mere top 10 is a bit unfair to the place.