Dublin

In recent years Dublin has suffered the effects of an economic downturn, including unemployment, emigration and the closure of many of its once bustling shops and restaurants. Housing is less expensive than it was during the booming Celtic Tiger years, from the late 1990s until 2008, but in 2013 pri...

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Jameson Dublin Film Festival

The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival provides a wide range of filmscreenings and movie discussions over 11 nights in venues across the capital, including C...
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The tale of the Bamboo Cutter

11 May - 5 August. Dublin's Chester Beatty Library celebrates the Japanese tale of the "Bamboo Cutter" with a pair of 17th-century scrolls, believed to be the earliest surviving illustrated version of...
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Turner: A Light in the Darkness

1-31 January. The National Gallery of Ireland holds its annual tribute to the groundbreaking English landscape artist Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) whose oils and watercolours are seen as...
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China through the Lens of John Thomson: 1868-1872

17 November - 26 February. This exhibition is devoted to images of China taken by Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921). In 1868 Thomson settled in Hong Kong and over the next four years...
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The Gift of Knowledge: Enriching the Library and Archive Collections

Until 15 December. An exhibition of archive material from the Sir Denis Mahon collection recently bequeathed to the National Gallery of Ireland is on display. Featured in the exhibition is an earl...
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Small Lives

Until June 2012. An exhibition of images of childhood in Ireland from 1880 to the 1970s is on show at the National Photographic Archive in Dublin's central Temple Bar district. The predominantly b...
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Barrie Cooke at IMMA

15 June-18 Sept. Although born in England (in 1931), since moving to Ireland in 1954 abstract expressionist painter Barrie Cooke has been regarded as an Irish artist; not only that, he is thought of a...
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Twenty

27 May- 31 October. As part of the celebrations marking the Irish Museum of Modern Art
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The Art Books of Henri Matisse

26 May-25 September. The Chester Beatty Library presents an exhibition of art books by Henri Matisse, including four of the French artist
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Masterpieces from the Collection

Until 31 December. This ongoing exhibition sees the presentation of some of the finest works in the collection of Ireland's National Gallery, including a selection of European works from the early ren...
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Old Master prints

23 March - 12 June. The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) hosts an exhibition of some 1,200 Old Master prints by some of the most famous artists associated with print-making such as Albrecht D
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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Masterpieces of the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection

6 April - 26 June. The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) in Kilmainham is hosting an exhibition of work by the celebrated Mexican artists Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) and her husband, muralist Diego Rivera...
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The Philip Lynott exhibition

4 March - 3 April 2011. On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of his death, an exhibition pays tribute to one of Dublin's favourite musicians, Phil Lynott (1949-1986), the principal songwriter and f...
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Patterns of Illumination by David Beattie

28 February - 2 April 2011. An installation of new and recent work by Dublin-based artist David Beattie, including a number of works completed during his residency last year at the Mattress Factory Ar...
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Tutankhamun: His Tomb and His Treasures

17 February - 24 July 2011. Comprising more than 1,000 replicas produced under scientific supervision, organisers boast that this display of Egyptian "treasures" is more complete than any previous exh...
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Post-War American Art: The Novak/O’Doherty Collection

8 September - 27 February 2011. Currently on show at Dublin's IMMA is the Novak/O'Doherty Collection. Comprising watercolours, drawings, prints, paintings and photographs, the collection was gifte...
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Graphic Studio donation to IMMA

8 September - 2 January 2011. Dublin's Graphic Studio celebrates its 50th anniversary as Ireland
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Richard Tuttle: Triumphs

19 November 2010 - 10 April 2011. Leading post-minimalist artist Richard Tuttle collaborates with the Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane to present a site-specific exhibition entitled Triumphs. Tut...
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Gabriel Metsu: Rediscovered Master of the Dutch Golden Age

4 September - 5 December 2010. The National Gallery's much anticipated autumn exhibition celebrates the work of 17th century Dutch painter Gabriel Metsu (1629-1667). Although Metsu died at the age...
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