Achill 24/7 is a web resource which provides information on artists and writers who have lived and worked on Achill Island (Co Mayo). Artists and writers highlighted include Heinrich Boll, Graham Greene, Paul Henry, Ernie O'Malley, and JM Synge. The work of the contemporary poet Anne Kelley is also featured.
A site devoted to the Scottish-born but Irish based artist who represented Ireland in the Venice Biennale in 1997. Published by The Live Art Archive at Nottingham Trent University. Site features online archive of selected works and interviews, plus biographical information.
Organization of Irish individuals engaged in creative activities across the humanities, including music, literature and the visual arts. Funded by the Irish government through the Arts Council.
Extensive guide to the art collections of Ireland listing artists and where their works may be found. Features general information on Irish Museums and Galleries.
Irish government agency to advise on arts-related matters and manage official funding for artists. The site offers among its new web resources The Virtual Gallery and The Virtual Library. Downloadable information on artistic grants and application forms.
British government agency distributing proceeds from the National Lottery to the arts in Northern Ireland.
The annual arts festival which has been on the go for over 40 years. It is the largest festival of its kind in Ireland. It brings the best of international art to Belfast, while also bringing international attention to the city's dynamic arts practitioners. The Festival covers all art forms including theatre, dance, classical music, literature, jazz, comedy, visual arts, folk music and popular music, attracting over 50,000 visitors. The site contains information about this year's and past years' events, a history of the festival, and booking information.
Celtic Art and Cultures, originally created for use in the Art History course Celtic Art and Cultures at University of North Carolina in Autumn 1998, continues to be contributed to by students working on independent studies. The site is host to an impressive database of images of Celtic art, maps and timelines (including a map of Irish High Crosses), and short essays.
The Chester Beatty Library, located in Dublin Castle, is both an art museum and library, housing an outstanding collection of Islamic manuscripts, Chinese, Japanese, Indian and other Oriental art. Early papyri, including some of the earliest texts of the Bible and other early Christian manuscripts, western prints and printed books complete what is one of the richest collections of its kind in the world.
A journal of the visual arts, both north and south. Includes articles, regular columns, and notices of current art events and exhibitions.
This edition makes available all the known correspondence of the Irish painter James Barry (1741-1806) best remembered as an early romantic painter: mythological, literary and historical subjects, portraits and Professor of painting at the Royal Academy (1782-99): writer on art and culture. This edition augments and enriches the two-volume collection edited shortly after his death
Public art gallery in Cork. Houses permanent exhibits on Irish art between 1770 and 1985, as well as a sculpture gallery. Irish artists in the collection include James Barry, Nathaniel Grogan, Walter Osborne, Paul Henry, Jack B. Yeats, Harry Clarke and Sean Keating.
Cultural heritage links page from the site of the Dublin Public Libraries. Of particular interest are the resources concerning the city of Dublin itself.
This online exhibition is a web version of a special exhibition of images at the NLI Among the items in this online exhibition are rare manuscripts such as the fourteenth-century Book of Magauran; a 1588 deed signed by Sir Walter Raleigh; a lottery ticket from 1795, and a letter from ÃÂamonn Ceannt to his wife AÂine O'Brennan, written just a few hours before his execution in 1916.
Private gallery established in Waterford in 1995 to showcase contemporary Irish and international art. Some images of work from past exhibitions.
A new scholarly journal of AEDEI, the Spanish Association for Irish Studies. Its inaugural issue was published in March 2005. The journal features articles by established and by emerging academic figures working in many countries.
Information about the Gallery's exhibitions, facilities, and educational programmes.
On-line gallery featuring a selection of the works of Irish artists Anne Madden and Louis le Brocquy.
Public gallery in Dublin. Houses permanent exhibits of Irish and international art. Includes examples of the Barbizon and Impressionist schools, particularly Irish artists Walter Osborne, Frank O'Meara and John Lavery, as well as Irish work from the early twentieth century to the present. Site includes extensive information on the transported studion of Irish-born artist Francis Bacon.
A new resource from Boston College on many aspects of Irish art. Links to Irish galleries and museums, magazines, and bibliographies. The site is still under construction.
A site exploring the work of many contemporary Irish artists. Includes biographical information, examples of work, as well as a postcard gallery.
Business group managing four private galleries in Northern Ireland. Site includes images of artists' work and biographical information.
Founded in 1972, the Irish Arts Center's mission is to promote an awareness of Irish Arts and Culture through lectures, readings, exhibits, and events. The site includes an up to date calendar, and a list of previous events.
Includes an index to the current issue, as well a select back issues. A cumulative index from 1984 allows searching by author, artist or craftsmen name, and subject. There is also a link to advertisers.
Site exploring the work of Irish members of the Impressionist school such as William John Leech, Roderic O'Conor, Walter Osborne, Sarah Purser and others. Includes brief biographical descriptions and extensive images of artists' work.