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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 National Gallery closes due to roof leak after heavy downpours Cats And Dogs

National Gallery closes due to roof leak after heavy downpours

The AA has urged motorists to drive with caution.

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 These are the candidates for this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize National Gallery

These are the candidates for this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize

Which is your favourite?

From TheJournal.ie 'My old teammates will be slagging me on WhatsApp': Portrait of Henry Shefflin unveiled National Gallery
From TheJournal.ie This portrait of Graham Norton was unveiled in the National Gallery today Nortrait

This portrait of Graham Norton was unveiled in the National Gallery today

And, in a very Irish coincidence, the artist turned out to be Norton’s cousin.

From TheJournal.ie National Gallery says it has no money to buy the Russborough paintings Auction

National Gallery says it has no money to buy the Russborough paintings

Five masterpieces, including two Rubens, are to go up for auction to raise funds for the upkeep of Russborough House in Wicklow.

From TheJournal.ie €10m Monet painting damaged in 2012 incident goes back on display this morning More Monet

€10m Monet painting damaged in 2012 incident goes back on display this morning

Experts have been working painstakingly to restore the painting for the past 18 months.

From TheJournal.ie National Gallery closed today as staff go on strike Striiikkkkeeee

National Gallery closed today as staff go on strike

The dispute is based upon leave arrangements and the cutting of some payments to staff.

From TheJournal.ie National Gallery to close on Thursday as staff go on strike Strrrrrrrrrrrrrrrike

National Gallery to close on Thursday as staff go on strike

Room attendants at the gallery are holding a one-day strike over a disagreement about pay and leave.

From TheJournal.ie National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize Art Attack

National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize

The winner will get to have their work exhibited at the National Gallery.

Man gets 'pervy' in Dublin gallery to celebrate #MuseumSelfie day

Yo, Mona Lisa, get in for a pic!

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: There should be no debate – artists need money, says Dorothy Cross Read Me

Opinion: There should be no debate – artists need money, says Dorothy Cross

Iconic Irish artist Dorothy Cross says the debate on the economic value of the arts is a moot point.

From TheJournal.ie Interview: 'Citizenship I learnt from my father': Robert Ballagh on life & politics Read Me

Interview: 'Citizenship I learnt from my father': Robert Ballagh on life & politics

Irish artist Robert Ballagh explains when his interest in politics began and why he calls himself a socialist.

8 unusual places to get hitched in Ireland (and one in Poland...) I Do This post contains videos

8 unusual places to get hitched in Ireland (and one in Poland...)

Sick of the sight of hotel function rooms? Here are a few alternative wedding venues for your special day.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged over damage to Monet painting Art Attack

Man charged over damage to Monet painting

The 1874 painting was seriously damaged in the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed Hot Spots This post contains images

Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed

Which places around the country drew the most visitors last year? And does this vintage photo give you a clue?

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's Favourite Painting is announced... and it's a romantic one In The Frame

Ireland's Favourite Painting is announced... and it's a romantic one

Hellelil and Hildebrand, The Meeting on the Turret Stairs by Frederic William Burton is named Ireland’s favourite painting in RTÉ show of Irish gallery masterpieces.

Gauguin painting attacked by woman who says artist was 'evil' Art

Gauguin painting attacked by woman who says artist was 'evil'

The woman attacked Gauguin’s work ‘Two Tahitian Women’ in Washington DC – saying that the artist was evil and the work itself was “very homosexual”.

From TheJournal.ie Irish museums and galleries boast 3 million visitors in 2010 Tourism

Irish museums and galleries boast 3 million visitors in 2010

Over 3.5 million people attended exhibits and events in Ireland’s cultural institutions – up by 7 per cent on 2009.