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Art and Architecture of Ireland Reviews

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‘Phenomenal' history of Irish Art and Architecture published, Irish Times

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, TD and Minister Heather Humphreys, TD launched 'Art and Architecture of Ireland' at the Round Room, the Mansion House on Sunday 16 November.

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2m words, 3,000 pages, 1,600 years of culture: Irish Art and Architecture

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The Craft of Ages

Our visual history is told in this majestic tome, writes Cristín Leach Hughes in the Sunday Times Ireland.

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The Munster Highlights from the AAI

The Royal Irish Academy is about to publish the most comprehensive book on Irish art ever produced. Alan O’Riordan selects some of the Munster highlights.

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Art and Architecture of Ireland featured in Cara Magazine (p. 28)

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Irish arts in all their variety and splendour

A hugely ambitious new publication, Art and Architecture of Ireland, spans 1,600 years in five volumes and presents the Irish arts in all their variety and splendour, writes Ros Drinkwater.

Art and Architecture of Ireland launched in Belfast

The deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA and Belfast Lord Mayor, Councillor Nichola Mallon join RIA President Mary Daly launch the five volumes of Art & Architecture of Ireland in Belfast City Hall on Monday 17 November.

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First Encounters

''First Encounters' traces the friendship of two 'Art & Architecture of Ireland' editors back to the late 1980's in Trinity College Dublin.

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Art and Architecture of Ireland featured in Irish Magazine

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Art and Architecture of Ireland reviewed in the January issue of History Ireland

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Beauty and bravura - all of Ireland united in its art, reviewed in the Sunday Independent

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