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KEN­NETH O’ HALL O RAN: MODERN RU­INS AND OTHER STO­RIES Gallery of Pho­tog­ra­phy, Meet­ing House Sq, Tem­ple Bar, Dublin Un­til May 20 gallery­of­pho­tog­ra­phy.ie A sur­vey of the work of Clare-born pho­tog­ra­pher Ken­neth O’Hal­lo­ran, cen­tring on what re­mains his finest project to date, the su­perb The Hand­ball Al­ley, a se­ries of land­scape doc­u­ment­ing the con­tem­po­rary con­di­tion of hand­ball al­leys through­out the coun­try, mark­ers and memo­ri­als of chang­ing times. Plus Celtic Tiger prop­erty mad­ness in Tales fom the Prim­ised Land and a por­trait of Co­rofin in Bod­ies in Mo­tion.

AL­ICE MA HER: V OX MATER IA The Source Arts Cen­tre, Ca a the dr al St, Th ur les, Co Tip­per­ary Un­til May 5 the­sourcearts­cen­tre.ie Al­ice Ma­her’s Vox Ma­te­ria is in­spired by a 12th cen­tury carv­ing of a mer­maid at Kil­coo­ley Abbey. Wood­cuts and wa­ter­colours doc­u­ment the con­torted body, while “hand-held

sculp­tural forms cre­ate new ma­te­rial and cor­po­real vo­cab­u­lar­ies.” Pluck Projects cu­rated.

AMANDA DU NS MORE: KEEPER Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, Par­nell Sq, Dublin April 10- July 22

hugh­lane.ie Mark­ing the 20th an­niver­sary of the Good Fri­day agree­ment, Amanda Dun­smore’s 20-minute video por­traits of key fig­ures in­clude those on John Hume and David Trim­ble, ex­hib­ited here for the first time. Plus

other works ex­plor­ing the role of por­trai­ture in so­cial and po­lit­i­cal life.

MARTIN A O’ BRIEN: AT SOME DIS­TANCE IN THE DI­REC­TION IN­DI­CATED The But­ler Gallery, The Cas­tle,

Kilkenny.Un­tilApril29 but­ler­gallery.com Martina O’Brien delves into de­vel­op­ments in cli­mates change re­search via a res­i­dency at the Ir­ish Cen­tre for High End Com­put­ing, in works in­clud­ing a video in­stal­la­tion on

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