“We have a proposal put together regarding the future use” of the space, said a spokesperson for the Staycity aparthotel, which opened in January 2022 and hosts it.
Big, loud, messy and ramshackle, the Onion Boys play The Hut in Phibsboro
For 30 minutes, the band delivered a blistering set of theatrical punk and monstrous rock ‘n’ roll, saturated in sweat, Buckfast Tonic Wine and milk.
In the south inner-city, unauthorised sculptures of a cat and a rat stare each other down
First came the rat. Then, “A lad who lives around the corner had a cat, and it was his pride and joy, and it was suggested he do a cat.”
In the north-inner city, two dancers gear up for a new Afro dance camp
It’s vital to learn about the genuine roots of commercialised things, says Favour Odusola.
“I wanted to stress that there is so much beauty in monstrosity”
For her debut solo exhibition, performance artist Venus Patel drew on the experience of being feared and “seen as a monster” because she is different.
Though unable to find a permanent perch, painter and performer “Taoiseach Shame” continues to create
Louise Butler’s output is energetic and startling, says Richmond Road Studios manager Maeve Brennan. “It has all of these colours and risks.”
From Chaotic Dance to Ethereal Soundscapes, a Producer Turns out EPs, Albums and Mixtapes
Rory Sweeney “is like a sorcerer when he’s bent over his laptop”, says collaborator Ethan Soost, a rapper from Philadelphia.
On an Otter-Spotting Expedition along the Grand Canal, a Painter Discusses His Methods
“I just paint what catches my attention, and that is compelling to me, and that beg to be painted,” he says.
Often Seen in the 1960s as a Wife and Mother First, a New Exhibition Aims to Let Her Shine as an Artist
“Do art and housekeeping mix?” a 1963 article on Marianne Ågren-McElroy mused. “Some people would say that they don’t – especially long-suffering husbands.”
Delayed Artist Studios in Artane Should Be Up and Running This Year
The council is subsidising the studios to try to keep the rents affordable.