Sinéad O'Connor Calls it Quits. ℘℘℘ It's not over until the bald lady sings, and in this case Ireland's brilliant vocalist Sinéad O'Connor is not retiring from the limelight quietly. As her swan song, she is releasing her final record She Who Dwells in the Secret Place of the Most High Shall Abide Under the Shadow of the Almighty on September 9 on Vanguard Records. The two-CD … [Read more...] about Music Roundup
In his latest work, Irish artist Robert Ballagh explores the relationship between the Irish and the land.
March 10, 2002, New York: Looking remarkably fresh after a long plane fide from Dublin, artist Robert Ballagh took time to show me around the recent exhibition of his new paintings that were displayed so beautifully at the Irish Arts Center for an exhibition entitled … [Read more...] about Robert Ballagh :
The Land and The Irish
Those who love art and are visiting the South of Ireland might consider stopping in at a new gallery that has opened in Mullinahorna Ring, Co. Waterford. The gallery is owned by Joan Clancy and the first Exhibition "Spring Sky" featured works by her daughters, Blawnin Clancy and Rayleen Clancy who have been gaining fine reputations as artists over the past few years. The … [Read more...] about Sister Artists
Prionsias World is the internet home of the Irish-born artist Frank Maguire (Prionsias is Gaelic for francis) where one can purchase the artist's prints, calendars, cards and postcards. The subject matter features scenes from Tralee, Dingle and, as he says himself, "all the locales within old man cycling distance." ♦ … [Read more...] about Artist With a Twist
Elizabeth Frances Martin talks to artist Elizabeth O'Reilly. ℘℘℘ "At first, it was hard for me to paint back in Ireland. Once you have left a place, it can be painful to return. It took me many years to break that barrier." Growing up as the second youngest of nine children, Irish-born artist Elizabeth O'Reilly determinedly managed to fit painting into her life from the very … [Read more...] about Breaking The Barrier