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Abortion & Art: What We Can Learn from Paula Rego

In the weeks leading up to the 8th amendment referendum in Ireland, I have started to think of representatives, icons and movements that we have had before this when a country was faced with a similar social, political and often…

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De-Extinction Revival : Extinction, the termination of a particular species, something we expect cannot be reversed. However it seems scientists are already on their way to resurrecting the species we thought we would never see again. Science Gallery Dublin are…

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Opera Briefs:  The Royal Irish Academy of Music and the Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art are collaborating to bring two operas to the Abbey Theatre. The operas have a central theme that circulates around women, the control of women,…

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What Have the Pythons Ever Done for Us? Starting on April Fools day and continuing through to May, Dublin and Galway will see a celebration of the works of the Monty Python Group. This will also be an opportunity to…

100 Years of Claude Debussy

It is perhaps one of the most recognised pieces of classical music along with the likes of Edvard Grieg’s Peer Cynt Suite No.1 ‘Morning Mood’ and Frederic Chopin’s Nocturnes, but do we really know Clair de Lune, or the man…

‘Colour Is Life’ Exhibition at the National Gallery

Emil Nolde was one of the first artists of the expressionist movement and member of the original expressionist groups. Born 7th August 1867 in Nolde, Denmark, he came from a traditional protestant farming background, one which he would later detach…

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Romeo and Juliet at the Helix : The Royal Moscow ballet are bringing their production of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Romeo and Juliet to the Helix on Saturday the 10th March.This ballet, which premiered eighty years ago with a beautiful and…

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Conversation about cultures of Naming with Nicoline van Harskamp: The Project Arts Centre will host ‘Englishes’ , a solo exhibition by Nicoline Van Harskamp, from 15th February to 31st March. Van Haskamp is looking for public engagement in order to…

The Artists’ Suffrage League

The Suffragette movement was a testimony to how protesting and resilience can truly make a difference. The women of the suffragist era took on incredible demonstrations with little fear of breaking the law, all in desperation to campaign for their…

In The Loop: Where We Live

Where We Live is presented by THISISPOPBABY with St Patrick’s Festival. Production house THISISPOPBABY  are taking the idea of what it means to be Irish as the basis of the ten day curated program ‘Where We Live’  as part of…

Brian Maguire At the IMMA

The IMMA presents a series of new works by artist Brian Maguire, ‘War changes its address, the Aleppo paintings’. The exhibition is based on the continuing conflicts and struggle for power in Aleppo, Syria that Maguire has both seen and…

National Campaign For the Arts

The National Campaign for the Arts was established in 2009 in order to have a body representative of the arts in Ireland to ensure the arts remain viewed as an integral part of contemporary Ireland. The NCFA has expressed deep…