Arts & Culture

Sunday Longread: Vicky Smith’s complex portrayal of womanhood

Ciarán Drohan discusses Vicky Smith’s exhibit The Cold Bark Against My Back curated at the Olivier Cornet Contemporary Gallery

On a first visit to the Olivier Cornet Contemporary Gallery, it is immediately impressive. Facilitated by its large windows, it is a bright open space that invokes a grander scale than this single room in a Georgian town house, normally


We’re missing out when we ignore AFCON

The continental clash doesn’t get the respect and admiration it richly deserves

In December, Sebastian Haller (this season’s Champions League top scorer) was asked by his club Ajax to turn down the opportunity to represent his nation, Côte D’Ivoire, in order to play just two league games. This brought attention to an