Cartoonist

by Pól Ó Duibhir, retired and family history researcher The Connection  –  The day was 16 June 1946. The man in the sweetshop collapsed and died on the spot. There would be no cartoon of this event. But it was not easily forgotten in the sweetshop owner’s family. The man was Gordon Brewster, artist and [...]

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Part of our BiblioFiles Series – Wednesday 23 January at 7pm James Curry will be discussing the Dublin Lockout cartoons of EK or Ernest Kavanagh (1884-1916) next Wednesday 23rd in our Seminar Room. EK was an important cartoonist, yet relatively unknown today. He produced hard-hitting satirical cartoons for labour and nationalist newspapers, and also lent [...]

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by Rob Berry, Cartoonist on ULYSSES “SEEN” “If you can put your finger through it, it is a gate, if not a door. Shut your eyes and see.”  – James Joyce The quality of art; it really is just a matter of perception, after all. But perception should, I believe, be based on a personal [...]

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