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25 April 2015 9:00 news

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks (1939) Irish Pavilion, New York World’s Fair, by Michael Scott

This weeks profile from the Irish Times is The Irish Pavilion, New York World’s Fair, by Michael Scott from Art and Architecture of Ireland Volume III, Sculpture.

15 April 2015 3:46 news

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks (1936): Katie Roche, by Teresa Deevy (1894-1963)

In the 1930s Teresa Deevy was a star Abbey writer. Then, suddenly, she was dropped. Were the questions she raised about the lives of Irish women too difficult to face?

15 April 2015 3:33 news

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks(1937): Come Gather Round Me Parnellites, by Jack B Yeats

The Cuala Press ‘Broadsides’ offered the first collaboration in many years between the painter and his poet brother, WB Yeats

13 April 2015 12:28 news

Companies and third-level institutions part of US-Ireland research awards

Fifteen companies and higher education institutions have been shortlisted for the inaugural US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards.

09 April 2015 2:49 news

A link between physics, maths and the Mayans

Prof Werner Nahm’s work in blending a rigorous mathematical discipline with theories about how the universe formed has had an international impact, and he is also an authority on Mayan texts.

07 April 2015 2:32 news

Unthinkable: Is rewiring the brain the answer to ethics?

Ignoring developments in neuroscience means neglecting a chance to become more ethical, argues Prof William T O’Connor.

02 April 2015 2:22 news

UCD to host major Easter Rising conference in 2016

Event will give global context to 1916 as part of university’s centenary commemorations.

28 March 2015 3:52 news

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks (1935): The Death of Cúchulainn, by Oliver Sheppard (1865-1941)

The sculptor’s famous statue, at the GPO in Dublin, shows how hard it is to fix a historic moment in Irish culture.

24 March 2015 3:57 news

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks (1934) – Devoted Ladies, by Molly Keane

The playwright and novelist demythologised the world of the Irish big house, depicting its decline with a masterly combination of light touch and heavy heart.

19 March 2015 3:34 news

Art and Architecture of Ireland

Time to celebrate our art - Art and Architecture of Ireland featured in the Irish Independent.

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