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Search on for Irish family of pioneering American artist
# Wilhelmina Weber Furlong
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# Wilhelmina Weber Furlong

Search on for Irish family of pioneering American artist

Aug 11th 2019, 5:30 PM 32,774 Views 5 Comments

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

In Pictures: Winning entries of Ireland's most talented young artists in this year's Texaco art competition
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In Pictures: Winning entries of Ireland's most talented young artists in this year's Texaco art competition

Apr 16th 2019, 6:08 PM 43,177 Views 28 Comments

There were 126 winners over seven categories.

"It was easier to deal with people by WhatsApp ... you don't have that word 'cancer' hanging between you"
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"It was easier to deal with people by WhatsApp ... you don't have that word 'cancer' hanging between you"

Nov 18th 2018, 8:30 PM 13,421 Views 1 Comment

Dublin artist Monika Crowley on how she became aware of the power of the word ‘cancer’.

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

Jul 23rd 2018, 10:49 PM 48,227 Views 33 Comments

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

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

May 27th 2018, 9:45 AM 53,835 Views 18 Comments

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.

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

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

Mar 19th 2018, 10:00 PM 92,488 Views 103 Comments

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

Woman buys Irish painting worth up to $10,000 at US thrift store for just $1
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Woman buys Irish painting worth up to $10,000 at US thrift store for just $1

Feb 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 30,595 Views 6 Comments

The woman had no idea what the painting was worth when she first bought it.

Decades after his death, Salvador Dali's iconic moustache is still perfectly intact
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Decades after his death, Salvador Dali's iconic moustache is still perfectly intact

Jul 21st 2017, 8:38 PM 41,223 Views 36 Comments

A Spanish forensic expert said “his moustache appeared at 10 past 10 and his hair was intact” almost 30 years after his death.

Spanish police recover 3 Francis Bacon paintings stolen in 2015
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Spanish police recover 3 Francis Bacon paintings stolen in 2015

Jul 20th 2017, 12:26 PM 10,709 Views 23 Comments

Five paintings by the British artist were stolen from the home of a friend of Bacon in July 2015.

A slip of the tongue is fuelling speculation on Banksy's real identity
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# Mystery Boy

A slip of the tongue is fuelling speculation on Banksy's real identity

Jun 23rd 2017, 6:17 PM 46,492 Views 31 Comments

An interview with DJ Goldie has people wondering if the artist is in fact Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack.

From starting to paint in his 30s to de-stress, this Irishman's art is now on stamps in Australia
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# Express Yourself

From starting to paint in his 30s to de-stress, this Irishman's art is now on stamps in Australia

May 27th 2017, 4:00 PM 17,508 Views 11 Comments

Fin Dac didn’t discover his love for painting until he went through a particularly hard time in his personal life during his 30s.

Banksy opens hotel in Israel... with 'worst view in the world'
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Banksy opens hotel in Israel... with 'worst view in the world'

Mar 3rd 2017, 10:34 PM 31,676 Views 30 Comments

The secretive street artist opened the hotel which stands just four metres from the Separation Wall – with all rooms commanding the same view.

These ridiculously cute comics about being in a long-term relationship are going viral
# Catana Comics
# Catana Comics

These ridiculously cute comics about being in a long-term relationship are going viral

Jan 27th 2017, 10:33 AM 10,967 Views 0 Comments

Over 73,000 people are now following the sweet adventures of Catana and John on Instagram.

A Dublin artist's painting was left in a taxi and he's looking to get it back
# Richard Harris
# Richard Harris

A Dublin artist's painting was left in a taxi and he's looking to get it back

Nov 29th 2016, 6:02 PM 5,995 Views 6 Comments

The search begins.

An artist is bringing everyday items to life on his extremely cute Instagram
# The Secret Life Of Stuff
# The Secret Life Of Stuff

An artist is bringing everyday items to life on his extremely cute Instagram

Oct 11th 2016, 8:43 PM 6,299 Views 1 Comment

A must follow for a little pick me up.

10 reasons why Don Conroy will always be a national treasure
# Draw With Don
# Draw With Don

10 reasons why Don Conroy will always be a national treasure

Aug 26th 2016, 2:53 PM 7,593 Views 6 Comments

Draw us an owl, Don!

This woman's insane makeup optical illusions will melt your brain
# It's An Illusion
# It's An Illusion

This woman's insane makeup optical illusions will melt your brain

Jun 23rd 2016, 10:00 PM 7,361 Views 1 Comment

Talent.

Artist who made kayak shaped like her vagina is convicted in obscenity trial
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Artist who made kayak shaped like her vagina is convicted in obscenity trial

May 9th 2016, 12:56 PM 45,557 Views 44 Comments

Megumi Igarashi said she will fight the charges.

Man can't afford to live anywhere - builds bedroom 'pod' in someone else's apartment
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# Living In A Box

Man can't afford to live anywhere - builds bedroom 'pod' in someone else's apartment

Apr 2nd 2016, 6:00 PM 52,006 Views 57 Comments

If you think the rents in Dublin are crazy, you should see what they’re like in San Francisco, California…

This Galway artist's sketches are all over Kim Kardashian's app today
# Nelle Illustrations
# Nelle Illustrations

This Galway artist's sketches are all over Kim Kardashian's app today

Mar 25th 2016, 9:12 AM 5,940 Views 0 Comments

Kim K is a BIG fan of Nelle Illustrations.

Qatar bans film about sex change The Danish Girl from cinemas
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Qatar bans film about sex change The Danish Girl from cinemas

Jan 16th 2016, 10:44 AM 15,311 Views 63 Comments

Eddie Redmayne plays pioneering transgender woman Lili Elbe in the movie.

Everyone's sharing this great David Bowie gif - here's the story behind it
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Everyone's sharing this great David Bowie gif - here's the story behind it

Jan 11th 2016, 10:13 AM 37,242 Views 12 Comments

The gif is the work of artist Helen Green.

Everyone's sharing this great David Bowie gif - here's the story behind it
# Starman
# Starman

Everyone's sharing this great David Bowie gif - here's the story behind it

Jan 11th 2016, 9:35 AM 4,761 Views 0 Comments

The gif is the work of artist Helen Green.

Everyone is going mad trying to find the panda in this festive photo
# Snowmen
# Snowmen

Everyone is going mad trying to find the panda in this festive photo

Dec 23rd 2015, 7:34 AM 8,055 Views 13 Comments

Can you spot it?

This artist's response to some hate mail was spectacular
# Owned
# Owned

This artist's response to some hate mail was spectacular

Oct 7th 2015, 7:37 PM 6,294 Views 6 Comments

Absolutely schooled.

Watch: Woman transforms herself into dog using some amazing make-up skills
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Watch: Woman transforms herself into dog using some amazing make-up skills

Aug 27th 2015, 11:00 AM 16,424 Views 14 Comments

Scary, but talented.

Artist says Catholic paper used image without permission to promote faith in the home
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# Losing My Religion

Artist says Catholic paper used image without permission to promote faith in the home

Jun 5th 2015, 11:03 AM 18,336 Views 71 Comments

“They no longer live ‘happily ever after’ … Being the child of parents with no faith is tough.”

This 3D painting will freak you out
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This 3D painting will freak you out

May 22nd 2015, 6:50 PM 19,550 Views 7 Comments

We feel dizzy.

Irish marriage equality mural makes front page of the International New York Times
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Irish marriage equality mural makes front page of the International New York Times

May 20th 2015, 9:00 AM 20,667 Views 83 Comments

Caslin took to Twitter this morning to share the news.

Wish you had a perfectly symmetrical face? You won't after seeing this...
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Wish you had a perfectly symmetrical face? You won't after seeing this...

May 10th 2015, 10:00 PM 92,728 Views 28 Comments

Artist Alex John Beck knows which side is your ugly side.

More than his left foot: New archive shows the real life of Christy Brown
# Down All The Days
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# Down All The Days

More than his left foot: New archive shows the real life of Christy Brown

May 2nd 2015, 8:30 AM 20,610 Views 14 Comments

Photos, letters and paintings are all on show at the Little Museum of Dublin.

Rapper Nelly arrested on drugs charges after state trooper smells marijuana on his bus
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Rapper Nelly arrested on drugs charges after state trooper smells marijuana on his bus

Apr 12th 2015, 12:24 PM 12,534 Views 39 Comments

He was charged with possession of drugs.

Look at this Limerick artist's incredibly realistic Easter bunny makeup
# Face Off
# Face Off

Look at this Limerick artist's incredibly realistic Easter bunny makeup

Apr 2nd 2015, 8:16 PM 6,018 Views 3 Comments

Maria Malone-Guerbaa can paint faces like NO ONE else.

Artist spreads feminist message... on period pads
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Artist spreads feminist message... on period pads

Mar 14th 2015, 8:30 AM 18,206 Views 68 Comments

Meet Elone.

These forgotten women all died without anyone knowing who they were
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# Jane Doe

These forgotten women all died without anyone knowing who they were

Mar 7th 2015, 9:15 AM 30,747 Views 25 Comments

Now a young Irish artist has painted their images to give them back an identity.

What it's really like living with OCD in Ireland
# Intrusive Thoughts
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# Intrusive Thoughts

What it's really like living with OCD in Ireland

Feb 2nd 2015, 5:55 PM 34,363 Views 38 Comments

A new documentary shows there is help out there.

This Dublin room for rent comes with one extremely creepy detail
# Go To Sleep
# Go To Sleep

This Dublin room for rent comes with one extremely creepy detail

Jan 22nd 2015, 5:05 PM 11,479 Views 1 Comment

Whoever lived here last liked their artwork, alright.

Dublin-born artist Duncan Campbell has won the Turner Prize
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Dublin-born artist Duncan Campbell has won the Turner Prize

Dec 1st 2014, 8:28 PM 17,904 Views 19 Comments

His winning work is about… Well, it’s complicated. Read on…

These teddy bears turned inside out will haunt your nightmares
# Bears
# Bears

These teddy bears turned inside out will haunt your nightmares

Nov 8th 2014, 2:30 PM 3,329 Views 0 Comments

Not so cuddly any more.

Do you prefer buying books in bookshops or online?
# Books Are My Bag
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# Books Are My Bag

Do you prefer buying books in bookshops or online?

Oct 9th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,702 Views 36 Comments

If you like browsing your local bookstore, or want to get back into that, then this campaign is for you.

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