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A History of Ireland in 100 Objects, a selection

Thursday, 26 January 2017

An Post have issued 12 stamps depicting items from the book A History of Ireland in 100 Objects

Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

Film in Ireland

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Read about twentieth century film in Ireland, an extract from the eBook Art and Architecture of Ireland.

Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: O'Donnell + Tuomey

Friday, 7 October 2016

The design for the London School of Economics student centre won eleven awards in 2014 alone.

Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Parallax by Sinéad Morrissey

Friday, 30 September 2016

Belfast born poet Sinéad Morrissey was reared in politics of socialism, feminism and proletarian revolution.

Publications, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

Banner painting: a visual call to action

Thursday, 29 September 2016

Banner painting is an important part of Irish ceremonial culture.

Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Commonage, Callan Co. Kilkenny

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

This project was fuelled by fuelled by concern for the decline of small towns all over Ireland.

Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

Edward Delaney: a leading figure of Irish sculpture in the twentieth century

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Delaney is best known for monuments to Thomas Davis and Theobald Wolfe Tone, both commissioned for the semi-centenary of the 1916 Easter rising.

Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

Ardagh Chalice

Friday, 16 September 2016

Regarded as the finest piece of ecclesiastical metalwork to have been found in Ireland

Publications, Art and Architecture of Ireland, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Laundry by Louise Lowe

Friday, 16 September 2016

The dark shadow over modern Ireland is cast by the vast complex of coercive confinement

Publications, Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks

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