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An exhibition featuring works by one of Ireland’s greatest painters Jack B Yeats, as well as works by the Yeats family and their friends, is currently on display in Loughrea.
AN EXHIBITION featuring works by one of Ireland's greatest painters Jack B Yeats, as well as works by the Yeats family and their friends, is currently on display in Loughrea.
EMBROIDERED BANNERS designed by Jack B Yeats are among the items of Celtic Revival art that will be on display in the Clonfert Diocesan Museum in Loughrea.
How many famous people lifted that heavy brass knocker on the door of Lady Augusta Gregory’s home at Coole, Co Galway, and gave it a resounding rat- a -tat -tat? It resounded again last weekend with all the authority of a grumpy judge’s gavel. The writer and broadcaster John Quinn, chairman of the 19th Autumn Gathering, used it to great effect to keep speakers to their time, and to summon people to the next event.
CATHERINE FLEMING may only be 18 years old, but already she has had three exhibitions, and her fourth, currently running in the Providence Market Kitchen on St Augustine Street, reveals her increasingly bold use of colour and abstraction.
The lack of a municipal art gallery, with proper facilities to house highly valuable art work such as the Daly Collection, which controversially was handed back to the owners, has been described this week as a major infrastructural deficit that must be addressed, with councillors calling on premises such as the historic Lynch’s Castle to be given back to the people of Galway for such a use.
Google, that now indispensible servant for the curious seeker of information, reveals – among a myriad of other facts – that Galway is the fourth most populous city in the Republic, and the sixth most populous on the island of Ireland. From Wikipedia we learn that Galway “is known as Ireland's Cultural Heart and is renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals, celebrations and events”, including, of course, the internationally renowned Galway Arts Festival.
The years 1891 to 1923 were among the most important in Irish history, featuring the events that would lead to independence, partition, and the civil war.
A felt-making workshop for adults, inspired by the paintings of Jack B Yeats, takes place at the Galway City Museum this Saturday from 11am to 12.30pm.
Galway’s reputation as Ireland’s ‘culture capital’ has been called into serious question with the city relinquishing a major collection of Irish artworks, with controversy erupting over both the rationale for and handling of the decision.