William Turner de Lond captured two significant political events during his sojourn in Ireland, examined here by Mary Jane Boland .
George Berkeley is famous for his contribution to philosophical thought, but less well known for his observations on art, some of which Peter Murray examines here.
Hilary Pyle takes a fresh look at John Butler Yeats, the patriarch of Ireland’s leading artistic family.
From the Autumn 2015 edition: Peter Murray gives the background to George Chinnery’s masterpiece, a portrait of the Kirkpatrick children, unhappy pawns in the politics of colonial India.
From the Spring 2016 edition: Proving that good design is timeless, Virginia Teehan presents a selection of rare artefacts travelling to Boston College, celebrating Irish design from the Arts and Crafts Movement.
From the Winter 2015 edition: As Europe confronts its current refugee crisis, Kathryn Milligan looks back to 1916 when a Belgian artist was one of the 2,300 Belgian refugees who sought shelter in Ireland
From IAR Summer Edition: James Watson could trace his family’s artistic lineage to York Minster and following his move to Cork he launched a new tradition to last a hundred years, writes Vera Ryan.
From IAR Winter Edition: Recent excavations at Rathfarnham Castle have brought the former inhabitants into focus, prompting Simon Loftus to recall some vivid episodes from the family’s history.
IAR Editor John Mulcahy discusses the restructure of the Beit Foundation and visits the last resting place of Alfred and Clementine Beit.
From the IAR Archive: Lord Charlemont’s Casino provides an ideal setting for a landscape exhibition prompting Ruth Musielak to examine some favoured historical views of the vicinity.