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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: True Nature by Willie Doherty

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Derry-based Doherty is arguably the most significant Northern Irish artist of his generation.  

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

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Teacup by Dorothy Cross for 1997

Friday, 10 June 2016

This artwork has been selected from Art and Architecture of Ireland Volume V: Twentieth Century.

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

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: City Drawings by Kathy Prendergast

Saturday, 28 May 2016

A series-in-progress that aimed to create an individual cartographic sketch of every capital city in the world.

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

Sample Food and Drink in Ireland

Friday, 20 May 2016

To celebrate the publication of our new book Food and Drink in Ireland, we are sharing two chapters, which will be free to download for a limited time.

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‘1916 Portraits and Lives’ exhibition now open in Kilmainham Gaol

Friday, 13 May 2016

The exhibition features 42 portraits by David Rooney included in our book 1916 Portraits and Lives.

Decade of Centenaries, 1916 Portraits and Lives, Publications

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Paddy Clarke, Ha, Ha, Ha

Friday, 13 May 2016

This week’s Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks is the 1993 novel Paddy Clarke, Ha, Ha, Ha, by Roddy Doyle.

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Publications

1916 Portraits and Lives station events

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

16 panels depicting Rising leaders who had train stations named after them in 1966 are going to be unveiled at stations across the country over the next few months.

Decade of Centenaries, Publications

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Tony O'Malley

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

This week's Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks features Tony O'Malley's Self Portrait, 1989. 

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Publications

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: Pentecost by Stewart Parker

Friday, 1 April 2016

This week’s Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks is Stewart Parker’s Pentecost, first performed in 1987.

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks, Dictionary of Irish Biography, Publications

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