Niamh Mongey is the Press and Communications officer at the Royal Irish Academy. Sebastian Stephenson talks to Niamh about the Woman on Walls exhibition, which is about adjusting the balance of the portraits that adorn the walls of the RIA. We also talk about their recent book, Modern Ireland in 100 artworks and we talk about the Dictionary of Irish Biography project and some of the other cultural research projects underway. We also report on the second issue of Straylines, an Irish alternative comic book anthology and we check in on what's happening in The Fumbally Stables.
Segment 1: Issue 2 of Straylines
Straylines is a print anthology of Irish alternative comic artists. Straylines is a also a comic book collective to foster and highlight a emerging comic scene in Dublin and Ireland. The comic anthology also called Straylines put to print the talent that is in Ireland. It was originally to be one off but back in October they released issue 2. I spoke to Paddy Lynch, editor of the anthology and asked why they released an issue 2.
Forbidden Planet, Dublin
Winding Stair Bookshop
Sub City, Dame Street
Segment 2: What's New: The Fumbally Stables
A semi-regular feature that we have on Dublin Creative Review is a check in on what publishers, studios and shops are coming out with. For this episode we check out The Fumbally Stables