Get Well Soon (prologue): Vertigo

To mark the closing of Get Well Soon (prologue), we are delighted to share a newly commissioned text by Hanna Laura Kaljo, in the form of a letter. Just as the exhibition formed a prologue for an [...]

A Matter of Value

Ormston House is proud to present A Matter of Value: A blueprint for articulating the value of the artist-run. This new publication will be available online and in print as a tool to support [...]

Sunken Velvet Universe

“Here it was for the first – and possibly last – time I experienced seeing snowfall on a beach: a sunken velvet universe of cold on warm.” Ormston House is delighted to publish a new essay by [...]

When We Move in Blue

When We Move in Blue is a celebratory pamphlet on the work of Breda Lynch, written by El Reid-Buckley and designed by Oisín Ralph. This publication focuses on Breda’s Blue Dyke series of [...]


Crossroads is a proposal for an artwork that never existed. Written by artist Steve Maher, it imagines a parallel reality in which the ramifications of state-sponsored and liturgically-backed [...]

International Women’s Day 2022

“Women account for more than half the population, yet they have been underappreciated throughout history.” On Tuesday 8 March, Ormston House will launch 100 Women of Limerick by Sharon Slater. [...]

National Heritage Week

National Heritage Week is an initiative of the Heritage Council of Ireland bringing together communities to build awareness of the value of our heritage and to support its conservation. This [...]

Women of Limerick

To mark Nollaig na mBan, Ormston House has launched Women of Limerick by Sharon Slater. This is a new mobile phone app to remember and celebrate women from Limerick’s history. In version [...]

The Emergence of a Manifesto

The Emergence of a Manifesto for the Art Worker, the Defeated and the Silent is dedicated to female art workers, mothers and wives. In particular, it is dedicated to the person who is on a [...]

An Aesthetics of the Common

Fiona Woods initiated the Free Space project (2016–2019) to research practices of commoning and commonist activism in Limerick City. Through a series of event-based experiments such as the [...]