Category Archives: Public Affairs

An audience with the Duke

Desiring to be creative is among the many inspirations for Duke Special, whose latest work mimics a fictional silent movie actor’s testing times. Peter Cheney caught up with the alternative artist just...

Ian Cumberland

Rising artist Ian Cumberland discusses his work to date. Banbridge-born Ian Cumberland is currently best known for his portrait of Allen McClay, the benefactor of Queen’s University’s new library, unveiled at its...

Pictured history

Posters of protest, warnings and calls for co-operation make up the Linenhall Library’s Troubled Images exhibition. Meadhbh Monahan reports. Seventy posters from throughout the Troubles feature alongside children’s stories about a romance...

Social commentator

During her “annual vacation,” Texan country and folk musician Nanci Griffith took time out to tell Meadhbh Monahan why she enjoys the Belfast Nashville song-writers’ festival so much and reveals where she...

Shared challenges

The UK Ambassador to Ireland, Julian King, speaks to Meadhbh Monahan about his desire for the UK and Ireland to become “better neighbours” and the need for Northern Ireland’s political parties to...