Ireland; Irish artists, art museums and galleries

Ireland: Irish Art, Artists, Art Museums and Galleries, Events;  a Guide to the Best Websites


Architecture *

Architecture in Ireland
A site dedicated to Irish architecture.

Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland

Artists *

Art museums displaying works by Irish artists.

Contemporary Irish artists. a resource for information on art and artists in Ireland. Their Irish artists directory provides a searchable database of contemporary Irish Artists.

Irish Art
A searchable database of Irish artists and art galleries.

The Irish Artist
A selection of works by Irish professional painters.

Arts Council of Ireland 

Belfast *

Arts Council of Northern Ireland Homepage

National Museums Northern Ireland

Gormleys Fine Art 

The Taylor Gallery

Mullan Gallery

The Taylor Gallery 

Townhouse Art Belfast

The Lyric Theatre

The PS²
A gallery dedicated to platforming projects and exhibitions of an experimental socio-political nature.

The Ulster Museum


A leading magazine in Ireland for the visual arts and visual culture, with news and regular columns.

Cork *

Cork contemporary art galleries. Culture Trip

Cork, European Capital of Culture, 2005

CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery, Wandesford Quay, Clarke’s Bridge,

Crawford Municipal Art Gallery

National Sculpture Factory
the National Sculpture Factory is an artists’ support organisation which provides and organises flexible studio facilities and technical assistance.

Lewis Glucksman Gallery

Buckley Fine Art Gallery

The Lavit Gallery

The Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin Street

2020 Gallery, Griffith House


Culture Ireland
Contemporary designers and artists.


Dublin/Dublin events, museums and galleries *

Dublin Arts Events Blog

Dublin’s 10 Best Contemporary Art Galleries You Should Visit. CultureTrip

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Charlemont House, Parnell Square North

The Frederick Gallery

Gallery of Photography Ireland

The Hugh Lane Gallery
The Hugh Lane Gallery in Dublin  houses the foremost public collection contemporary art in Ireland.

Irish Museum of Modern Art

The Millrace Gallery
The Millrace Gallery is situated in Blackrock, Co. and displays the expressionist/modernist paintings of Gerard McGourty.

The Molesworth Gallery, 16 Molesworth Street

Oisin Gallery. Contemporary art online

National Gallery of Ireland

National Museum of Ireland

Project Arts Centre

Rubicon Gallery

What’s on in Dublin

James Joyce

James Joyce Centre, Dublin
The Centre is dedicated to promoting an understanding of the life and works of James Joyce and aims to provide a unique, personal view of the man, his work and his minutely observed origins.

Music in the Work of James Joyce

Bloomsday Breakfast

Dublin Tour Guide from Visit Dublin

Galway *

Artspace Galway
Artspace studios is an artists collective where artists share studio space and exhibit their work together.

Galway Arts Centre

Galway Bay Gallery

Galleries *

Gormley’s Fine Art

Greenlane Gallery Dingle

A directory and searchable database of Irish art galleries and Irish artists. Irish

National Gallery of Ireland


Heritage Council of Ireland

The Attendant
A documentary set in the Hugh Lane Art Gallery examining the relationship between a gallery attendant and his favourite work in the gallery.


The Irish Arts Council
The government agency for arts funding in Ireland.

Irish Arts Review
Arts review with online gallery.

Irish Film Board

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin.

Irish Writers Online
A directory of Irish writers. By Philip Casey.


Kilkenny *

Kilkenny Arts Festival

Limerick *

Hunt Museum

Limerick City Gallery of Art


Literature. Irish literature 


Museums, art museums *

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

The Ulster Museum

National Museums of Nothern Ireland

National Museum of Ireland

Northern Ireland Museums Council

National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

Ulster Museum

Music and the arts in Ireland.


National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

The National Irish Visual Arts Library

National Museum of Ireland

Northern Ireland Museums Council


Pallas Studios, Dublin. 
A showcase of independent contemporary Irish art.


Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland


Sculpture *

The Ewe Sculpture Garden & Gallery


Theatre *

The Lyric Theatre, Belfast



Ulster Museum

Faculty of Arts
University of Ulster

Ulster Festival of Art and Design


Visual Artists Ireland
The Representative body for visual artists in Ireland. They provide practical support to visual artists in all art forms throughout their careers.


Wikipedia entry on Irish art and artists.

Irish artists, a list from Wikipedia.

Prominent Irish Artists *

See also:
Artcyclopedia directory of art museums displaying artworks by Irish artists.
This site features Irish art, Irish artists, art galleries in Ireland, details of exhibitions, art supplies.

List of Irish artists from Wikipedia.


Barry, James

Barry, James. James Barry
Tate Gallery collection.

James Barry
National Portrait Gallery, Britain.

James Barry
Artcyclopedia. Art museums.

Crozier, William

William Crozier
Art galleries displaying works by William Crozier.

Dandy, Francis

Francis Danby

Forbes, Stanhope Alexander

Forbes, Stanhope Alexander. Stanhope Alexander Forbes

Hamilton, Hugh Douglas

Hugh Douglas Hamilton
National Portrait Gallery, UK.

Scully, Sean

Sean Scully

Sean Scully. National gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

Sean Scully. Tate Gallery, London.

Sean Scully. Wikipedia

Sean Scully Artnet

Sean Scully : Body of Light

Sloan, Victor

Sloan, Victor. Victor Sloan
Irish visual artist Victor Sloan’s artworks respond to political, social and religious concerns, employing photography, painting and printmaking.

Victor Sloan. Wikipedia entry.

Yeats, Jack Butler

Yeats, Jack B. Jack B Yeats
Tate Gallery collection.

Jack B. Yeats, a list and gallery of paintings.

Jack B Yeats. Artworks in art museums.

Jack Butler Yeats. Wikipedia entry.

Jack B. Yeats. Waddington Custot Galleries