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From TheJournal.ie 'People with intellectual disabilities were made feel their stories weren’t as valuable as the next person's' Making A Mark

'People with intellectual disabilities were made feel their stories weren’t as valuable as the next person's'

Mark Smith, who has Down Syndrome is performing in a new show about his life, written by Shaun Dunne.

From TheJournal.ie 'What was Zeus playing at?': A tour with a difference is hoping to get more people into art Frayed

'What was Zeus playing at?': A tour with a difference is hoping to get more people into art

It’s part of a new arts festival taking place in Dublin next week.

From TheJournal.ie Search on for Irish family of pioneering American artist Wilhelmina Weber Furlong

Search on for Irish family of pioneering American artist

An exhibition on her fascinating work is in Ireland for the first time.

From TheJournal.ie Artwork containing sexual words and images in Dept of Health moved after complaint In Rude Health

Artwork containing sexual words and images in Dept of Health moved after complaint

The OPW said the piece has been moved into an individual office now after “an objection” to the artwork.

From TheJournal.ie Do you like the Luke Kelly statue and motorway sculptures? This kind of art is getting a funding boost Public Art

Do you like the Luke Kelly statue and motorway sculptures? This kind of art is getting a funding boost

Percent for Art scheme aims to make art accessible to the general public.

From TheJournal.ie This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything Carlow Arts Festival

This transparent piggy bank will be put on a Carlow street - and the money can be used for anything

People will be invited to put money into the pig – and the money can be spent however the community agrees to spend it.

From TheJournal.ie Artists say they're losing their studios and spaces as commercial development surges in Dublin Under Threat This post contains videos

Artists say they're losing their studios and spaces as commercial development surges in Dublin

They worry that rising rental prices will force cultural creative spaces to close.

From TheJournal.ie Abbey 'committed' to change after January's damning open letter from actors and directors Culture

Abbey 'committed' to change after January's damning open letter from actors and directors

As part of the changes, the theatre has committed to a review of all pay rates, with any amendments to be implemented in 2020.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Creative spaces are under threat so councils must be proactive to ensure that the arts survive Opinion

Opinion: Creative spaces are under threat so councils must be proactive to ensure that the arts survive

Rents are sky-rocketing making spaces unaffordable for many artists. But with proper planning, we can protect the creative life of the city, writes Councillor Patrick Costello.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's wars, the first Dáil and rural electrification - A look at the National Museum of Ireland's 2019 programme National Museum Of Ireland

Ireland's wars, the first Dáil and rural electrification - A look at the National Museum of Ireland's 2019 programme

The museum will stage five temporary exhibitions alongside its usual long-term collections.

From TheJournal.ie 'It means a huge amount to us as parents': How buying this Incognito artwork can help children in need Jack And Jill Foundation This post contains videos

'It means a huge amount to us as parents': How buying this Incognito artwork can help children in need

You won’t know whose picture you have – amateur or world famous professional – until after the purchase, but all proceeds go to the Jack and Jill foundation.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy artwork that self-destructed is going on display in German museum Girl With Balloon

Banksy artwork that self-destructed is going on display in German museum

Girl with Balloon will be shown from tomorrow through to 3 March at the Frieder Burda museum.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy tribute to Paris terror attack victims stolen from Bataclan Stolen

Banksy tribute to Paris terror attack victims stolen from Bataclan

The work along with other similarly-themed paintings popped up in Paris last June.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy in Tokyo? City takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work Banksy

Banksy in Tokyo? City takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist's work

The drawing of a rat holding an umbrella was sprayed near a monorail station in Toykyo.

From TheJournal.ie Welsh steel town forced to install traffic wardens following appearance of Banksy work at car garage Port Talbot

Welsh steel town forced to install traffic wardens following appearance of Banksy work at car garage

The enigmatic street artist claimed responsibility for the work earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland in a Snapshot: Inside our crumbling former asylums, the walls whisper 'forgive me' Column

Ireland in a Snapshot: Inside our crumbling former asylums, the walls whisper 'forgive me'

Magnificent 19th-century buildings housed the homeless, misfits and the mentally ill. They are shameful relics of the past but we should not forget their story, writes Donal Moloney.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland in a Snapshot: Shooting a music video in the Wicklow woods Column

Ireland in a Snapshot: Shooting a music video in the Wicklow woods

I was honoured to be asked to shoot a music video for artist David Rooney, best known for his unique illustrations, I didn’t realise he had a hidden talent as a singer, writes Donal Moloney.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy has been Banksied: Artist's works on show in Madrid without his approval Banksy

Banksy has been Banksied: Artist's works on show in Madrid without his approval

“Genius or Vandal?” opened at the Ifema centre in the Spanish capital and will run until March 10.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland in a Snapshot: Decay at the manor - exploring Ireland's abandoned houses Column

Ireland in a Snapshot: Decay at the manor - exploring Ireland's abandoned houses

The winding long walk from the rusty main gate to the house had my pulse racing, writes Donal Moloney.

From TheJournal.ie Man previously jailed for damaging €10m Monet art gets two-year sentence for handling stolen painting Courts

Man previously jailed for damaging €10m Monet art gets two-year sentence for handling stolen painting

Andrew Shannon was alleged to have handled a painting by Frederick Goodall dating back to 1892.

From TheJournal.ie Portrait of Marie Cassidy to be unveiled at National Gallery of Ireland State Pathologist

Portrait of Marie Cassidy to be unveiled at National Gallery of Ireland

She was chosen to sit for the portrait in recognition of her contribution to Irish science.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland in a Snapshot: The dreamlike landscape of the northern coastline Opinion

Ireland in a Snapshot: The dreamlike landscape of the northern coastline

The northern coastline of Antrim is beyond beautiful and everything in between is worth investigating, writes Donal Moloney.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland in a snapshot: The transformation of photography in the digital age Column

Ireland in a snapshot: The transformation of photography in the digital age

Each week, photographer and filmmaker Donal Moloney shares a small piece of Ireland that reflects the bigger picture.

From TheJournal.ie 5 striking portraits of legendary musicians captured by Irish journalist BP Fallon Snapshot

5 striking portraits of legendary musicians captured by Irish journalist BP Fallon

From Keith Richards to Debbie Harry.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy artwork self-destructs after selling for €1.2 million at London auction Going Going Gone

Banksy artwork self-destructs after selling for €1.2 million at London auction

“It appears we just got Banksy-ed.”

From TheJournal.ie Loyalist murderer launches art exhibition while on temporary release - victims' relatives not impressed Michael Stone

Loyalist murderer launches art exhibition while on temporary release - victims' relatives not impressed

Michael Stone is coming to the end of a 30-year sentence for murdering six people. He is no stranger to the world of ‘performance art’.

From TheJournal.ie Art dealer buys storage locker full of 'junk', finds six priceless paintings Lost De Koonings

Art dealer buys storage locker full of 'junk', finds six priceless paintings

David Killen says the priceless find ‘is not about the money – I want some publicity for my auction house’.

From TheJournal.ie 12 iconic Dublin landmarks, as captured by illustrator Shauna Harrison Snapshot

12 iconic Dublin landmarks, as captured by illustrator Shauna Harrison

The capital’s hotspots and hidden gems.

From TheJournal.ie Sligo honours WB and Jack Yeats with a unique arts festival

Sligo honours WB and Jack Yeats with a unique arts festival

The event will include walks, art, literature and talks.

From TheJournal.ie Banksy 'blitzes' Paris with graffiti murals commemorating 1968 student revolt Graffiti

Banksy 'blitzes' Paris with graffiti murals commemorating 1968 student revolt

Stencilled images in the style of the mysterious British graffiti star began appearing on walls across the French capital last week.

From TheJournal.ie Another Spanish church has come under fire for a 'frightening' art restoration Eye Of The Beholder

Another Spanish church has come under fire for a 'frightening' art restoration

The sculpture of St George dates back to the 16th century.

From TheJournal.ie City Assembly House has been restored - and is recreating an 18th-century art exhibition Dublin

City Assembly House has been restored - and is recreating an 18th-century art exhibition

The ambitious exhibition will see works not seen in decades go on display to the public.

From TheJournal.ie Savita mural artist: 'I've been painting a long time, I've never seen a reaction like that before' Portobello

Savita mural artist: 'I've been painting a long time, I've never seen a reaction like that before'

Street artist ACHES says he’s going to cover up the word “FREED” that someone wrote across her forehead.

From TheJournal.ie Russia calls for 'most severe punishment' after visitor causes serious damage to Ivan the Terrible painting Vandalised

Russia calls for 'most severe punishment' after visitor causes serious damage to Ivan the Terrible painting

Russian police arrested a 37-year-old man who used a metal pole to break the glass covering the painting.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's incredible': DNA test confirms identity of Pauline Bewick's biological father Art And Life

'It's incredible': DNA test confirms identity of Pauline Bewick's biological father

The artist was given a present of a DNA test which confirmed his identity. She had previously thought her father died when she was a toddler.

From TheJournal.ie A French art museum has just discovered half of its collection are fakes C'est Terrible

A French art museum has just discovered half of its collection are fakes

Out of the 140 artworks in the collection, 82 were fake.

From TheJournal.ie Maser's Repeal the 8th mural is back up in Temple Bar (and it won’t come down this time) Another Lick On The Wall This post contains videos

Maser's Repeal the 8th mural is back up in Temple Bar (and it won’t come down this time)

Only this week it was removed from another wall in the area.

From TheJournal.ie This charity is selling thousands of artworks for €50 each - some are by world-famous names This post contains videos

This charity is selling thousands of artworks for €50 each - some are by world-famous names

The catch: you won’t know whose picture you have – amatuer or world famous professional – until after the purchase.

From TheJournal.ie 'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that' Asylum Seeker

'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that'

A Sudanese journalist and painter talks about fleeing his home country after receiving death threats.

From TheJournal.ie 'This country has been so unloved. People go on about 800 years of oppression, it's 800 years of rejection' Randomer

'This country has been so unloved. People go on about 800 years of oppression, it's 800 years of rejection'

Poet Colm Keegan’s latest collection is an exploration of self and society.

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