Pearse Centre, Pearse Street, Dublin 2.
Artist Robert Ballagh (above left) launches Scenes Of Moderate Violence, the first volume of long form poetry from poet and ‘sheet ‘ricksmith John Moynes (above right).
Scenes of Moderate Violence (Unbound)
Pics via Darragh Doyle, Una Minh and Sinead Ryan
Earlier: A Limerick A Day
From top: Robert Ballagh; an image from Eamonn Farrell’s Elements of Nature Project; Elizabeth Cope; Jason Dunne; Eamonn with Robert Ballagh and Rachel Ballagh; nude with giraffe by Elizabeth Cope
Crawford Gallery, Cork.
The launch of The Naked Truth: The Nude in Irish Art with 80 flesh-baring works by 30 Irish artists.
From medieval Sheela-na-Gigs to artfully taken photographs, the exhibition, which opens to the public today, includes work from Francis Bacon, Jason Dunne, Robert Ballagh, Elizabeth Cope and photographer Eamonn Farrell, a friend of the ‘sheet and owner of Rollingnews and Photocall Ireland photo agencies
Showing ALL at the Crawford until October 13.
The Naked Truth: The Nude In Irish Life
Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision
A protest outside Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin today urging the immediate release of peace activist Margaretta D’Arcy. Ms D’Arcy, who has cancer, is serving a three month sentence for refusing to stay out of “unauthorised areas” of Shannon Airport.
From top: Robert Ballagh, artist and friend of Margaretta’s, (left); Zara Starr, Conor Madden and ‘Coco’; from left: Ciaran Garrett, Declan Meenagh, Lisa Connell and Neil Warner of Labour Youth.
Adams To Visit Anti-War Activist D’Arcy In Limerick Prison (David Raleigh, Irish Times)
(Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)