Trinity College Dublin turns a page on Old Library conservation

A major €90m upgrade of the hallowed Long Room—and its 200,000 books—begins at the end of the year, while its famous Book of Kells gets an immersive makeover

The Big Review: Andy Warhol at the Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin ★★★★☆

Andy Warhol the colourist stars in a stand-out exhibition that offers fresh perspectives on curating the world's most familiar artist

Ireland sets up panel to advise on return of contested cultural heritage

The committee is led by Donnell Deeny, chairman of the UK government’s Spoliation Advisory Committee

Anne Collier turns her eyes towards the illustrious history of Lismore Castle in Ireland

The American artist's exhibition of images of female eyes sourced from comics, films and advertisements is now on show at the historic home of the Dukes of Devonshire


For richer, for poorer: domestic life in 18th-century Ireland examined in new book

Scholarly essays examine how people lived, from poor tenant farmers to their whist-playing landlords


Book investigates why so many Irish country houses were subject to devastating arson attacks in the 1920s

While the early part of this publication is dry, once the fires start the narrative heats up

CCA Derry~Londonderry: a lifeline for artists in isolation on both sides of Ireland's border

The Centre for Contemporary Art filled the lockdown gap with online conversations and social media takeovers

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Historic Book of Lismore returns to Ireland from Britain

Medieval vellum manuscript has been donated to University College Cork by Chatsworth, seat of the Dukes of Devonshire

Galway City of Culture programme abandoned

The board of the festival has cancelled its contract with arts production company Artichoke, which was organising the ambitious schedule of outdoor events and public art

Irish Museum of Modern Art to be used as mortuary to cope with coronavirus pandemic

Museum will house a temporary structure in its grounds as the “country prepares Public Health facilities to deal with Covid-19”

This video is spectacular: light show in Irish mountains goes online after coronavirus cancellation

Part of the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture programme, Finnish artist Kari Kola's Savage Beauty installation will not be accessible to the public

Dublin show presents Derek Jarman as you've never seen him before

The first major survey of the film-maker’s work includes experimental set design and never-before-seen paintings


What was the real purpose of the English country house library?

Mark Purcell's study explores 19th-century bibliomania and rejects the notion that books in historic libraries were "bought by the yard"

The Irishman who painted—and brawled—beside Gauguin

Roderic O’Conor and the Moderns: Between Paris and Pont-Aven opens at National Gallery of Ireland

Barbarians at the gate: Irish biennial finds inspiration in Easter Rising

Artists take on postcolonial themes at Eva International, as Limerick gears up for its bid to be the 2020 European Capital of Culture

A heritage site far, far away: Star Wars film puts Irish island monastery in the spotlight

Local businesses want to extend access to island Skellig Michael to accommodate eager fans, but preservationists fear that crowds will threaten the medieval ruins and sea bird colonies

Devonshires team up with Rubells for exhibition at Lismore Castle

Contemporary art from the Miami collection heads to Ireland


Exhibition of Visual Art (EV+A) in Limerick remains relevant and provocative

Pigs not caught in flagrante delicto and women wrestling with balloons are just some of the delights at this multi-venue biennale curated by Rosa Martínez


Sir Denis Mahon retracts his gift to the Walker in protest against entry charges

Baroque paintings given to National Gallery of Ireland instead


A late, great collector and the new museum of his collection: The legacy of the ever elusive John Hunt

One of Europe’s greatest private collections of medieval material and works of art from antiquity to the twentieth century is now on view in Ireland