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Objects can open the door to the past for us
An Post have issued 12 stamps depicting items from the book A History of Ireland in 100 Objects
Read about twentieth century film in Ireland, an extract from the eBook Art and Architecture of Ireland.
The design for the London School of Economics student centre won eleven awards in 2014 alone.
Belfast born poet Sinéad Morrissey was reared in politics of socialism, feminism and proletarian revolution.
Banner painting is an important part of Irish ceremonial culture.
This project was fuelled by fuelled by concern for the decline of small towns all over Ireland.
Delaney is best known for monuments to Thomas Davis and Theobald Wolfe Tone, both commissioned for the semi-centenary of the 1916 Easter rising.
Regarded as the finest piece of ecclesiastical metalwork to have been found in Ireland
The dark shadow over modern Ireland is cast by the vast complex of coercive confinement