Art Link Group show


A lovely space in a lovely place. There should be plenty of variety on show.

3rd until 31st August open Mon-Fri 10.30-4.30 and Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm

The Saldanha Suite at Fort Dunree is located about 7 miles north of Buncrana on the Inishowen Peninsula in Co.Donegal

Culture Night


This is extracted from the Culture Night mail out from An Grianan, the show was also included in last weeks listings in the (Irish) Sunday Times (Culture magazine).

CULTURE NIGHT is back and we have one of the best lineups the country has to offer – Mikel Murfi and Little John Nee!
Open auditions for The Nutcracker


Exhibition launch: Paul Cairns

We officially open our Paul Cairns exhibition on Culture Night and the artist himself will be there – come say hi.

This is Paul’s first exhibition in Ireland since leaving the UK, where he had been based since 1996 (Bow Arts Trust and then Gatehouse Arts studios in Harlow Essex). He returned to Milford about a year ago to be closer to the mountains and environment that inspired most of his early work, to get a more direct response than can be worked up in his studio.



An Grianan Theatre

Port Road

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Upcoming exhibition: An Grianan

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Date: Thursday 7 September 2017 – Saturday 14 October 2017


William Dunlop, Armoy 2016

This will be the first time I’ve showed work in Ireland and it’s a nice long run. As well as paintings based on landscape; the lake road I’ve also been working on a series of paintings around road racing.

I’ll be in the gallery space on Friday 22/09/17  evening. as part of Culture week.

More info at;



New home studio

Art studio before image

Art studio before image

This is my new studio having relocated to Milford, Donegal. Situated by Mulroy bay and surrounded by a rugged mountainous landscape, it’s the sort of landscape I’ve often thought back to to inform my work, so unless I start getting nostalgic for London I should have plenty to keep me busy.


After some TLC, now with added lights, improved guttering and so on.


Front entrance for the studio, it has its own path (but no one in Ireland uses the front anyway- they are just there to dupe canvasers).


Now where did I leave those paint brushes?

Trails, private view

A few of the 49 guests that showed up to the launch night.

A few of the 49 guests that showed up to the launch night.

The Trails show was nicely curated by Freya and Wellington, so my thanks to them. It was a respectable turn out on the night.

last minute touch up

last minute touch up

Well, it wouldn’t be an exhibition if there wasn’t some last minute touch ups needed.

Trails PV2

Balloons, being prepared by one of the other artists (Patricia McGuinness-center) and assistants.

I will post some more general shots of the exhibition soon.