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 Kerry, a nature inspired and sustainability-focused Irish designer brand, located … Continue reading Inside House of Kerry

January Poetry

Mo hata – Ava Ní Loingsigh   Look, keep your warm calloused hands and your smiling eyes, Keep those sea wet salty eyebrows under Connemara skies, Keep the easy-going attitude “Beidh gach rud ceart go lóir,” Stay there and sit in factor 50 on the sandy shore Keep the dances we danced together and try to dance like me Think of Fionnán eating lunch in … Continue reading January Poetry

Do we appreciate the art we see on Instagram? By Eve Roche

    As I scroll through Instagram on a cold winter’s evening, I find myself liking every post of art that I see.  Whether it’s a graphic print or a painting, I wouldn’t say my eyes rest on it for more than 20 seconds. One has to wonder if technology has affected the way we look and think about art.  Have we become more flippant?  … Continue reading Do we appreciate the art we see on Instagram? By Eve Roche


    Gael Cronin explores how art can become the solitary mode of communication from the depths of warzone and tragedy to the rest of the world.   In a time where every real-life horror story feels like déjà-vu, the search for a new Guernica – Pablo Picasso’s greatest political statement, an artwork reacting to the devastating Nazi bombing on the town of Geurnica in … Continue reading THE ART OF A FORCED SILENCE