The Irish language writings of Templeglantine, County Limerick native, Eoin Ua Cathail, have been translated and published for the first time by Patrick J. Mahoney, who served as a columnist with the West Cork People for several years. “Aside from offering invaluable insight into Irish emigrant life during the nineteenth century, the […]

Artist Jackie Nevin and Dunmanway library are enjoying an extraordinary response to their collaborative art project ‘Bringing Outside In’. The library window, a focal point in the town, is home to a series of wonderful sculptures that celebrate the natural world. Dunmanway library has collated and presents books and activities […]

Appropriation is a long-established strategy in modern, post-modern  and contemporary painting. The desire to ‘revamp’, ‘re-mix’ or ‘re-orchestrate’ a masterpiece of old is as complex as it is interesting. Picasso’s appropriations of ElGreco were both a way of identifying with the Baroque master and his greatness, and colonising that greatness. […]