This Is Ireland

This is Ireland – A great place to live, work and be a part of:

With this insight into a beautifully captured view of Ireland and its culture,  I think  you  will understand when I say, I paint the Irish landscape and try to capture its magic!

Then, winning the Grand Slam is just “the icing on the cake”
– it’s good to be Irish right now!

Hope you enjoy this video!

A Taste of Ireland

A Taste of Ireland and its Magic!

You may have heard me rave about   Ireland and its beautiful, unique qualities – the spectacular landscape  –  a  source of inspiration to me and many others.

Check out this video put together by Sonder Ireland .  It will take you on a visual journey.  It offers its own magical view of our culture and scenery – the things that make us Irish and all the wonderful things that people love about Ireland

A true Taste of Ireland

Fáilte go hÉireann

 

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Skellig Michael, Kerry

The majestic Skellig Michael lies 8 miles  off the coast of South West Kerry
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Skellig-Michael-Kerry-10×20-Oil-on-Board
Skellig Michael towers 714ft. (218 metres) above sea level.
It is a World Heritage Site  and a designated Nature Reserve.

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Poppy Corner – The Final Touch

Poppy Corner  project

Thinking about the Dublin Canvas  project and the significance of the poppy flower, I was restless to get back to Poppy Corner.   My mission  was to complete the task of bringing colour and creativity to everyday objects in Dublin city.

Poppy Corner in the Making
Grey Beginnings at Poppy Corner
Poppy Corner - A blank Canvas
Poppy Corner – A blank Canvas
Laying the base layer at Poppy Corner
Laying the base layer at Poppy Corner

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Art for All – Merrion Square, Dublin

Merrion Square Artists Association hosted a Pop-Up Exhibition on Sunday 13th September in Merrion Square

Art for All

Celebrating 30 years of original art on Merrion Square

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Christmas Art Shopping in Dublin

Art Shopping this Christmas – Dublin City

The People’s Art Exhibition takes place in Dublin this weekend.

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The People’s Art July 2014 Exhibition is here!

 The People’s Art July 2014

will once again take place on the Green  this coming  weekend 25th – 27th July 2014

Galway Hookers Oil painting, 20 x 30 Donna McGee
Galway Hookers

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The Morning After – People’s Art – May 2014

Thank you for visiting the Open Air Art Exhibition in St. Stephen’s Green  last weekend.  Here is a reminder, a short video of the

The Morning After

– People’s Art Exhibition  May in Dublin

kindly put together by artist, Pervaneh Matthews.

It is now the morning after and despite torrential rain never before seen in the lovely month of May, we managed to keep our spirits up along with the umbrellas, tarpaulins, plastic sheeting, pegs to hold everything down and anything and everything that gave shelter from the unrelenting Irish monsoon.

I could whinge and nobody would say a thing but then, this is Ireland, it is said:

there is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing!

(my poor paintings wouldn’t agree)

‘Think I’ll start lining up Statues of Prague for the next exhibition on 20th -22nd June!

What d’ya think??

 

 

The People’s Art – May 2014

 

The People’s Art  May 2014  Festival Weekend

Skellig Michael 18 x 6" Oil Painting
Skellig Michael 18 x 6″ Oil Painting

The open air art festival takes place this weekend 9th -11th May  in the centre of Dublin city at St. Stephens Green.

This event is brought together by a voluntary, non profit making group, and Dublin City Council  to promote the visual arts to the public in general.   Donations are also made to local charities.

Exhibitions will take place as follows:

  • 09th – 11th May
  • 20th – 22nd June
  • 25th – 27th July
  • 22nd – 24th August
  • 19th – 21 September
  • 05th – 07th December

This promises to be a great event and is not to be missed.

I will be located on the north side,  near Dawson Street. so if you are in the area, please drop by and say hello.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration of Irish culture throughout the world, so whoever you are or wherever you are in the world, have a happy time and celebrate with us.

Happy St. Patrick’s weekend!

Please take a moment to watch this short video which will give you a taste of Ireland today and if you like it,  please share. 🙂