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  • Visualizing Archaeologies: A Manifesto 

    RUSSELL, IAN (2007)
    Is archaeology a science? Is archaeology a humanity? What are the politics of spectatorship and archaeological representation? These initial thoughts form the basis for our archaeological explorations. Within current ...
  • From Subversion to Celebration: The Emergence of a domestic avant garde in contemporary Irish Art 

    HUMPHRIES, JANE (2008)
    Although the domestic has been critically observed in relation to British artists in the 1990s, it has not been considered cross-culturally in terms of Irish artists.1 Considering many female Irish artists were coming ...
  • St Patrick's Well 

    Moss, Rachel (TRIARC and Associated Editions, 2008)
    Just off the tree-lined pathway to the Provost’s House Stables is a narrow vault that extends under Nassau Street, close to its junction with Dawson Street. Housed within this vault is a well, reputed to be St Patrick’s ...
  • Metadata: how we relate to images 

    Mc Sweeney, Anna (Lethaby Gallery, London, 2018)
    One might justly claim that metadata is ubiquitous, structuring our interactions with the world in manifold ways. As data about other data, metadata describes and classifies information; among its best-known applications ...
  • Ornament and craftsmanship in the architecture of James Gibbs 

    Casey, Christine (The Georgian Group, 2019)
  • Reviving the Artisan Sculptor: The Role of Ruskin, Science and Art Education 

    Tierney, Andrew (Four Courts Press, 2019)
    On meeting the O’Sheas in Oxford Ruskin saw them as the ideal of the savage northern workmen, obstinate and generous who by natural instinct brought a fluidity, freshness and life to their work. Dr Henry Acland, ...
  • The architectural sources for the Museum Building 

    Tierney, Andrew (Four Courts Press, 2019)
    If the purpose of this research project, as stated by Christine Casey at the start of this book, is to highlight the process of making (rather than meaning), then we must query the ‘making’ that went into the design itself. ...
  • The Museum Building's radical polychromy 

    Casey, Christine (Four Courts Press, 2019)
    The radical polychromy of the Museum Building at Trinity College Dublin did not emerge Minerva-like from the brow of Benajmin Woodward, but rather from an imbrication of architecture, geology and engineering ...
  • Introduction 

    Casey, Christine (Four Courts Press, 2019)
    The Museum Building of Trinity College Dublin is an acknowledged masterpiece of Gothic revival architecture and the single-most influential building of the Victorian period in Ireland. Its genesis and erection ...
  • The Georgian Castle at Clongowes 

    Tierney, Andrew (2020)
    The history of the castle at Clongowes is long and complicated, with several phases of reconstruction and expansion. The imposing facades overlook the long avenue to the front, the pleasure grounds to the north and the ...
  • The Best Address in Town: Henrietta Street, Dublin and its first residents (1720-1780) 

    Hayes, Melanie (Four Courts Press, 2020)
    In the early years of the 1730s two major building projects were taking place in Dublin city, one in the public sphere, the other in the domestic arena. Both stood as very visible manifestations of the wealth and ambition ...
  • Unfinished business: Thomas Duff of Newry 

    Casey, Christine (2020)
    The Festschrift is the friend of unfinished research relegated to shelf or drawer, too hard-won and engaging to be forgotten. The date ‘24th April 1985’ is inscribed on a manuscript transcription made at ...
  • The Architecture of the Church of St Patrick and St Brigid 

    Tierney, Andrew (2021)
    The post-famine period saw a boom in Catholic church building across Ireland. County Kildare, as home to Maynooth College (1795; 1845) and Clongowes Wood College (1814), was at the forefront of Catholic religious revival ...
  • 14 Henrietta Street: Georgian Beginnings, 1750-1800 

    Hayes, Melanie (Dublin City Council Culture Company, 2021)
    14 Henrietta Street was built in the late 1740s, during a boom in Dublin’s building industry that followed a decade of war and economic hardship at home and abroad. It formed part of a row of three houses which Luke ...
  • An Irish Palladian in England, the case of Sir Edward Lovett Pearce 

    Hayes, Melanie (2021)
    This article charts Sir Edward Lovett Pearce’s complex connections from country estates in Norfolk, courtly circles in Surrey and fashionable enclaves in Mayfair to the newly-built streets of Dublin’s North City. ...
  • Was the carver happy while he was about it? Trinity's Museum Building and the Ruskinian principle of happiness 

    Tierney, Andrew (Liverpool University Press, 2021-02)
    The Museum Building of Trinity College Dublin (1853-7), by Deane, Son & Woodward, is a seminal work of Ruskinian Gothic architecture, influencing a generation of British and Irish architects, and revolutionising Victorian ...