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Emma Gilleece
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Art Source 2017
David McGlyn n from Bray, Co Wicklow with his sculpture titled 'Flight of the Financier'. David will be featured at Ireland’s premier art fair Art Source which will be held at the RDS from November 10-12. Over 15,000 people are expected to view exhibits fro...
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The Magnificent Seven: the Donegal Churches of Liam McCormick (1916- 1996)
Last year saw the centenary of the birth of architect Liam McCormick.  In April 2015 I went on a road trip to Donegal to try and get into all seven of McCormick's churches, with sunny weather on my side, in two days. I failed my mission, only entering five....
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My latest article for Village magazine on the decline of public baths
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Concrete & Shopping
During my trip to Rome last year I made a point of visiting Valentino 's new flagship store in the historic Piazza di Spagna . It was not for the textiles it contained but for the tectonic quality of the space. This haute couture building which officially i...
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Concrete proof that brutalism is beautiful ( first published in Sunday Times 5 March 2017)
In the 2015 British dystopian thriller High-Rise, Tom Hiddleston caresses a concrete pillar in his new concrete-walled apartment before taking to his concrete balcony to sunbathe naked. The film, based on a 1970s book of the same name by JG Ballard, creates...
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My article 'Limerick Regeneration Game' published in the December issue of Village Magazine online now.
https://villagemagazine.ie/index.php/2017/02/limerick-regeneration-game/
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Delighted to have my article on Ranks silo Limerick feature as National Inventory of Architectural Heritage (NIAH) Building of the Month.
http://www.buildingsofireland.ie/Surveys/Buildings/BuildingoftheMonth/Archive/Name,3175,en.html
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