Christina Rossetti had a deep love for the natural world

The artist left a handful of jewels strewn across Ireland, says Michael Duggan

Ribalta’s great portrait shows that penance is not ultimately defined by our wrongdoing

Clare choir’s performance of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio was a major undertaking – and seriously impressive

Will Gore on the film that captured the holiness of the Tibhirine martyrs

Patrick Kavanagh captured the true spirit of the season, says Michael Duggan

All the Hills and Vales Along is a stunning evocation of one young soldier’s experience of the battlefield