The Art of Impact

Head of Staff-Writing, Kane Geary O’Keefe highlights the importance of climate-conscious arts through the pandemic and offers a review of the books, films and music that kept him sane, in an all too insane time.  Speaking from experience, I consumed more media during our national lockdown this year than healthy meals. The arts endure a […]


Sandcastles – Tony O’Halloran I dunked you beneath the waves and laughed as you threatened retribution.  We were the couple sharing a sunny secret, cooked vegetarian lasagna, assembled flatpack without a single fight, found each other under that tree. Beneath your sheets I came to wonder what it all could be.  You asked me to […]

Morning Coffee

    MORNING COFFEE – Matthew Moynihan I drink in your eyes like my morning coffee rousing myself from my monotonous slumber.    I frantically boil the kettle of your affections over and over  spent steam rising and dissipating in my  lungs.    I’m done with the instant formulation.   I let your joie de […]

A Poem From Motley

  not only did i piece myself up together, but i had also let myself down a couple hundred times. it’s weird that i did not notice how my mind drifted away into another world; all i wanted to think about was the colour of your eyes under the bright amber lights.  to break my […]

Inside House of Kerry

  Grace Claro interviews Christine O’Donoghue de Vries, a former UCC Law graduate turned award winning sustainable artist designer and the woman behind House of Kerry   For this month’s issue, I had the pleasure of collaborating with Kerry based artist and award-winning designer Christine O’Donoghue de Vries. She is the creator of House of […]

House Of Kerry

[espro-slider id=16123]   Photographer: Grace Claro @grace.claro Model: Kate Wang Stylist: Christine O’Donoghue de Vries Artist: Ruth O’Connell @ruthismessy Camera Assistant: Caroline Kavanagh   With thanks to: The Glucksman Art Gallery                          House of Kerry