Books

Reviews of newly published art, design and architecture books.

Taoisigh and the Arts

Taoisigh and the Arts

New from the Winter 2022 edition. This book is a fascinating read for all who are interested in the development of Irish culture since independence Read More

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Graham Gingles: Boxed In – Cyphers, Secrecy And Sensuality

Graham Gingles: Boxed In – Cyphers, Secrecy And Sensuality

New from the Autumn 2022 edition. The programme committee of the FE McWilliam Gallery & Studio, together with the curators, deserve congratulations for the recent exhibition of work by artist Graham Gingles Read More

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Art history at the crossroads of Ireland and the United States

Art history at the crossroads of Ireland and the United States

New from the Autumn 2022 edition. Art history at the crossroads of Ireland and the United States Read More

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The Reading Figure In Irish Art In The Long Nineteenth Century

The Reading Figure In Irish Art In The Long Nineteenth Century

New from the Summer 2022 edition. Emer McGarry reviews The Reading Figure In Irish Art In The Long Nineteenth Century Read More

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The Treaty 1921: Records from the Archives

The Treaty 1921: Records from the Archives

New from the Summer 2022 edition. The Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921 was one of the most important events in Irish history. Read More

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100 Women of Limerick

100 Women of Limerick

New from the Summer 2022 edition.
Tracy McAvinue reviews 100 Women of Limerick by Sharon Slater Read More

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Malton’s Views of Dublin: The Story of a Georgian City

Malton’s Views of Dublin: The Story of a Georgian City

The Little Museum of Dublin’s handsomely produced hardback volume Malton’s Views of Dublin: The Story of a Georgian City provides readers with a welcome opportunity Read More

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Manuscripts in the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Cultures  and Connections

Manuscripts in the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Cultures and Connections

Roger Stalley reviews Manuscripts in the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Cultures and Connections Read More

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The Dignity Of Everyday Life: Celebrating Michael Scott’s Busáras

The Dignity Of Everyday Life: Celebrating Michael Scott’s Busáras

New from the Spring 2022 edition. Busáras has always sparked public imagination. From the start, its design, scandalised by scale and cost, became a cause célèbre for the then-leading Irish politicians. Read More

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