Dublin: The Story of a City by Stephen Conlin and Peter Harbison, reviewed

Dublin: The Story of a City The publication of any book of drawings by Stephen Conlin is something of an event for any student of our capital city.  This book is particularly welcome, bringing together as it does most of the artist’s most important Dublin drawings, made in a long career stretching well over 30… Read More Dublin: The Story of a City by Stephen Conlin and Peter Harbison, reviewed

last Liberties & Library walk: Wed 18th of November, 2.10pm.

Wednesday 18th of November, 2.10pm,   sees our last public walking tour of the 2015 Dublin Decoded season.   It’s a really good one, featuring an one-hour sociable walk of the historic Liberties full of detail and social history,  followed by a rare chance to visit the stunning Worth Library- perhaps the most interesting collection of… Read More last Liberties & Library walk: Wed 18th of November, 2.10pm.

Hugh Oram’s website, a national treasure, online at last!

I’m delighted to see my neigbour and friend Hugh Oram has put himself online with a excellent, very attractive new website.   I find myself quite jealous of the nice clear presentation and lovely pictures there! For those of you that haven’t discovered him yet, Hugh sometimes stands in and writes the well-known daily Irish… Read More Hugh Oram’s website, a national treasure, online at last!