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The Trial of Roger Casement by Sir John Lavery 1930
The last entry of the 1920s modern artworks is Tomás Ó Criomhthain An tOileánac
1927, Ardnacrusha HydroelectricScheme
The Plough and the Stars by Seán O’Casey, 1926
The Royal Irish Academy’s Art and Architecture of Ireland project took 6 years to complete, contains over 2 million words, 3,000 pages and 1,600 years of culture.
Harry Clarke’s Eve of St Agnes 1924
Address by Seamus Heaney at the launch in Belfast on 16 December 2009 of the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of Irish Biography (9 vols and online, Cambridge University Press, 2009).
by Terence Brown.
In this week’s article Yvonne Scott discusses Paul Henry’s calm portrait which ‘captures the challenge Irish artists faced in combining modernism and nationalism.’
Art and Architecture of Ireland reviewed in the Irish Independent.