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Belfast Exposed
Belfast Exposed Photography, The Exchange Place, 23 Donegall St, Belfast BT1 2FF, N. Ireland. T: 0044 (0)28 90230965;; Twitter: @BelfastExposed. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Belfast Waterfront
2 Lanyon Place, Belfast, BT1 3WH. T: 00 44 (0)28 9033 4400;; See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Catalyst Arts
Ground Floor, 5 College Court, Belfast, N. Ireland, BT1 6BS. T: 00 +44 028 90 313 303;;; @Catalyst_Arts. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Fenderesky Gallery
105 Royal Avenue Belfast, BT1 1FF. T: 028 (048 from ROI) 90235245;; Fri & Sat: 2pm-5pm or by appointment. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Metropolitan Arts Centre, Exchange Street, Belfast, B21 2NJ. T: Booking - +44 (0)28 (048 from ROI) 90235053 or administration - 028 90892960; Mon-Sun: 10am-7pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB. T: +44 0 28 90440000;;
Twitter: @UlsterMuseum. See museum website for exhibition details.


Millennium Court Arts Centre
William St, Portadown, BT62 3NX, N. Ireland. T: +0044 (0)2838394415;;; Facebook: Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.


Visual Centre for Contemporary Art
Visual Centre for Contemporary Art and GB Shaw Theatre, Old Dublin Road, Carlow. T: 059 9172400;;; @VisualGBShaw. Tues-Sat: 11am-5.30pm; Sun: 2-5pm. Free admission.

From Sept 6 Two Views of Carlow Frank O’Meara (1858-1888) & Adam Bohanna (b. 1968)

From Sept 12 For the Birds Sean Lynch. Also, work by sculptor Tom Fitzgerald.

From Sept 12 Interior Landscapes Mary McIntyre


Crawford Art Gallery
Emmet Place, Cork. T +353 (0)21 490 7852;;; @CrawfordArtGall. Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm;
Late Thurs until 8pm. Free admission. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Lewis Glucksman Gallery
UCC, Cork. T: 021 4901844;;; @glucksman. Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 2pm-5pm. Admission free. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Sirius Arts Centre
The Old Yacht Club, Cobh. T: (021) 481 3790;; Wed-Fri: 11am-1pm; 2-5pm; Sat-Sun: 2-5pm. Closed Mon-Tues. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


West Cork Arts Centre
North St, Skibbereen. T: 028 22090; F: 028 23237;; Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm.


Art of the State Annual Exhibition
Art Management Office, Office of Public Works, 52 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. T: 01 6476812, F: 01 6613107;;

Unfold – Young Curators 2014 Art of the State exhibition. A selection of 30 artworks from the public collections of the OPW and Department of Finance and Personnel in Northern Ireland have been chosen by nine young curators from the Institute of Technology in Tallaght, facilitated by the Tallaght-based arts centre Rua Red.

Exhibition dates/venues – Aug 1-30: Rua Red. From Sept: Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, Newry. From mid-Oct: Stormont Parliament Buildings, Belfast. From Dec to mid-Jan: Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, Co. Clare. Catalogues and further information are available from the Art Management Office, 01-6476078 / 6476812.

Casino at Marino
Cherrymount Crescent, Malahide Road, Dublin 3. An OPW heritage property. T: 01 8331618;;; Twitter: @TheCasinoMarino; Guided tours on the hour until Oct 31. Open Mar-May & Oct: 10am-5pm; Jun-Sept: 10am-6pm. Last adm: One hour before closing. Bus: 20b, 27, 27B, 42, 42A, 42B and 123; Dart to Clontarf–20 min walk up Malahide Rd. Free parking. Adm. prices: Adult €3; Senior/Group €2; Child/Student €1/Family €8. Dublin Pass and OPW Heritage Cards accepted. Free adm. on first Wed of each month.

Ongoing: Paradise Lost The Casino is all that remains of Lord Charlemont's vast 18th-century garden at Marino. The exhibition brings together evidence of the designed landscape of which the Casino was once an integral part. See

Ongoing: Meditation on Plates: Inspired by Lord Charlemont's Casino Curated by Nuala Goodman, artist and designer.

Admission free to both exhibitions. Admission charges apply to guided tours.


Centre for Creative Practices
CFCP, 15 Lower Pembroke Street, Dublin 2, T: 01 7995416;;; @CFCP. Mon-Fri: 12pm-7pm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.


Chester Beatty Library
Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. T: 4070750; fax: 4070760;;; @CBL_Dublin. Tues-Fri: 10am-5pm; Sat: 11am-5pm; Sun: 1-5pm. Free admission. See the library's website for exhibition details.


Cross Gallery
59 Francis Street, Dublin 8. T: 353 1 473 8978;; Tues-Fri: 10am-5.30pm; Sat: 11am-5pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Douglas Hyde Gallery
Trinity College Dublin 2. T: 353 1 8961116; F: 670 8330;;; DHG_Dublin. Mon-Fri: 11am-6pm; Thurs: 11am-7pm; Sat: 11am-4.45pm.

From Aug 8 Dukkha Aleana Egan, Fergus Feehily, Jaki Irvine, Sam Keogh, Paul Mosse

From Aug 8 Irish Silent Films (1910-1915)


The Blanchardstown Centre, Blanchardstown,
Dublin 15. T: 353 1 8098021; Box office: 8852622;
F: 8243434;;; @Draiocht_Blanch
Mon- Sat: 10am-6pm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.


Dublin Castle, Coach House
Dubhlinn Gardens, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. T: 00 353 1 6458806. Mon-Sat: 9.45am-4.45pm; Sun & bank holidays: 12pm-4.45pm.

Until Aug 23 (Free adm. to exhibition) Ulysses Cylinders Dale Chihuly and Seaver Leslie with Flora C. Mace and Joey Kirkpatrick. Vibrant, coloured-glass installations.

Dublin Castle, State Apartments
State Apartments, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. T: +353 (01) 6458813;;; Mon-Sat: 9.45am-4.45pm; Sun and bank hol: 12pm-4.45pm. Guided or self-guided tour: Adult: €4.50; Student/Senior €3.50; Child (over 7): €2. Dublin Castle is an OPW-managed heritage property.

Until Sept 24 (Free adm. to this exhibition) Alec Cobbe: Designer, Collector, Connoisseur In association with the V&A London, the OPW presents an exhibition on the renowned collector, designer, artist and musician Alec Cobbe.


Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane
Charlemont House, Parnell Sq. N. T: 353 1 2225550;;; @TheHughLane. Tues-Thurs: 10am-6pm; Fri-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 11am-5pm. Closed Mon. Admission free.

Until Sept 7 A Modern Panarion: Glimpses of Occultism in Dublin Derek Jarman, Gunilla Klingberg, Bea McMahon, Richard Proffitt, and Garrett Phelan

Until Sept 21 Eva Rothschild

From Sept 25 Efforts and Ideals: First World War Prints from the Collection

Ongoing: Francis Bacon’s Studio; Sean Scully Gallery; Stained Glass Room; Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot.


Farmleigh Gallery
Castleknock, Dublin 15. T: 353 1 8155900; Tues-Sun and bank hol:10am-5pm. Last admittance to the Farmleigh Estate is 5pm-gates close at 6pm. Free adm. OPW-managed heritage property.

Aug 8-Oct 5 Centred Ceramics Ireland


Graphic Studio Gallery
Through the arch, off Cope St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 (behind Central Bank). T: + 353(0)1 6798021;;; Facebook:; Twitter: GraphicStudioG. Mon-Fri:10am-5:30pm;Sat: 11am-5pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Hillsboro Fine Art
49 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1. T: (01) 8788242;;; Mon-Fri: 10.30am-6pm; Sat: 10.30am-3.30pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital, Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8. T: 353 1 6129900; F: 6129999;; @IMMAIreland. Tues-Sat: 10am-5.30pm, except Wed 10.30am-5.30pm; Sun/bank holidays: Noon-5.30pm. Closed Mon. Last admission: 5.15pm. Free admission, except for special exhibitions.

Until Aug 24 Unseen Presence: The Project Spaces.

Until Sept 21 The Weakened Eye of Day Isabel Nolan.

Ongoing: Propositions Hélio Oiticica (1937-1980).


Kerlin Gallery
Anne's Lane, South Anne Street, Dublin 2. T: 6709093; F: 6709096;;; @KerlinGallery. Mon-Fri: 10am-5.45pm; Sat 11am-4.30pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Mother's Tankstation
41-43 Watling Street, Usher's Island, Dublin 8. T: 353 1 671 7654.; Thurs-Sat: 12-6pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


National Library of Ireland
Kildare St, Dublin 2. T: 01 6030259 (Ask for the Education & Outreach department);;
Mon-Wed: 9.30am-7.45pm; Thurs & Fri: 9.30am-4.45pm; Sat: 9.30am-4.30pm; Sun: 1pm-5pm. See the museum's website for exhibition details.


National Museum of Ireland
Kildare Street, Dublin 2. Three locations in Dublin: Archaeology, Kildare Street; Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks; and Natural History, Merrion Street. Free admission. T: +353 (0) 1 677 7444; F: +353 (0) 1 677 7450;;; Facebook; @NMIreland. Bookings (Tues-Fri, 10am-1pm): T: 01 6486453 F: 6791025; Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 2pm-5pm. Closed Mon (including bank hol). See the museum's website for exhibition details.


NCAD Gallery
100 Thomas St, Dublin 8. T: 636 4390;;; @NCAD_Gallery; Mon-Fri: 1pm-5pm. Admission free.

From Sept 18 Two-person exhibition by Chloe Brennan and Chanelle Walshe. Opening view: Thurs, Sept 18, 6pm. Exhibition continues until Oct 24.


Project Arts Centre
39 East Essex St., Temple Bar, D2. T: (01)8819613;;; Twitter: @ProjectVisArts; Mon-Sat: 11am-8pm (excluding bank holidays).

Until Sept 13 The Centre For Dying On Stage #1 Works and performances by Karl Burke, Dina Danish, Dan Graham, Krõõt Juurak, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Meggy Rustamova Curated by Kate Strain.

Thurs, Aug 7, 6-8pm: The Place of the Grave A lecture-performance by Krõõt Juurak, in collaboration with Alex Bailey.

Thurs, Aug 14, 6-8pm: Interrupted blackout, screening and performance by Meggy Rustamova.

Thurs, Aug 21, 6-8pm: A Simultaneous Poem Dina Danish

Thurs, Aug 28, 6-8pm: The Obituary Series of readings and screenings selected and presented for The Centre For Dying On Stage.

Sept 16-20 TV Museum: The Mini Series #3 Based on various characters, plot lines and situations from Maeve Connolly’s recently published book, TV Museum: Contemporary Art and the Age of Television. Screening: Stuart Marshall’s Distinct. Maeve Connolly presents the lecture The Situation of the TV Studio on Sept 17, 5:30-7pm


Royal Hibernian Academy
Gallagher Gallery, 15 Ely Place, Dublin 2. T: 6612558; F: 6610762;E:;; @rhagallery Adm. free. Mon-Sat: 11am-5pm.

Until Aug 9 RHA 184th Annual Exhibition Ireland’s largest open-submission exhibition. Painting, sculpture, print, photography, drawing and architectural models. See for details about artist-led tours and talks during the exhibition.


Rua Red
South Dublin Arts Centre, Tallaght, Dublin 24. T: 353 1 4515860;;; @RUARED. Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm.

Until Aug 31 Unfold–Young Curators Project A joint partnership between the Office of Public Works and the Department of Finance and Personnel, Northern Ireland, in association with Rua Red.

Until Aug 31 The Fortified Coastline Victoria J Dean. Winner of the Rua Red 2013 Winter Open.

From Sept 20 Jacob Dahlgren

From Sept 20 Joe Scullion


Taylor Galleries
16 Kildare St, Dublin 2. T: 353 1 6766055; F: 6766642;;; @TaylorGalleries. Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm; Sat 11am-3pm.

Sept 4-20 Patricia Burns

From Sept 25 Jane O'Malley


Temple Bar Gallery + Studios
5-9 Temple Bar, Dublin 2. T: +353 (0)1 6710073;;; Tues-Sat: 11am-6pm. Free admission.

Until Aug 20 This Attentive Place Caoimhe Kilfeather.

Aug 22 Summer Lightning Concert.

From Sept 5 The Sophisticated Neanderthal Interview Nathaniel Mellors


Higher Bridges Gallery
Clinton Centre, Belmore St, Enniskillen. Contact: Arts Office, Fermanagh District Council; T: +0044 (0)28 66325050; Mon-Fri: 10am-4pm; Sat: 11am-3pm.

Until Aug 14 c/o Jolyon Tacita Dean. 100 postcards of pre-war Kassel, Germany.

Aug 14-Sept 6 The Arts Council of Northern Ireland Acquisitions Collection

From Sept 11 Enniskilllen Visual Arts Open Works by over 60 artists from all over Ireland, the UK and the US

Until Aug 10 Enniskillen International Beckett Festival Visual art exhibitions/venues–St. Macartin’s Cathedral Hall: Deadpan (1997) Short film by Steve McQueen; Waiting for Waiting for Godot Derek Jarman. Castle Coole Basement: A point of view waiting for Godot Gerard Byrne. Enniskillen Castle: A Tree For Waiting For Godot Antony Gormley.


St. John's Theatre and Arts Centre
The Square, Listowel. T: 068 22566;; Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm; 7pm-11pm on show nights.


Castletown House
Celbridge, Co. Kildare. T: 01 6288252; Cafe: 01 6279498;;;; Twitter: opwcastletown. Open Mar 15-Oct 31, 10am-6pm. Tours on the hour. Last adm: 5pm. Adults: €4.50; Seniors: €3.50; Students/children over-5: €3.50 Family (two adults and two children) €12.50. Free adm. on first Wed of month. Dublin pass accepted. OPW Heritage Cards accepted and for sale. Self-guided tours and audio tours on Sun. Landscape tours on Sat. Free parking: Exit 6, off N4. 67 bus from Merrion Sq; 10 min walk to house. Accessible parking beside Courtyard Cafe.

Ongoing: The Berkeley 18th Century Costume & Toy Collection Exquisite collection of 18th and 19th century costumes, toys and dolls assembled by an Irish artist and collector, Countess Ann Griffin Bernstorff, over 20 years ago from her family trunks, auctions and donations.


National Craft Gallery
Castle Yard, Kilkenny. 056 7796147.;; Facebook. Tues-Sat: 10am-5.30pm; Sun: 11am-5.30pm.; Mon: Closed (except bank holidays: 11am-5:30pm). Free adm.

From Aug 9 Resonance Karen Donnellan and Róisín de Buitléar

For further details about upcoming Education and Outreach Events, see Gallery tours are available to groups on request. To book, email


Dunamaise Arts Centre
Church Street, Portlaoise. T: 057 8663355;;;; Twitter: @dunamaise. Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm.


The Dock
St. George's Terrace, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim. T: 0719650828.;; @thedockarts; Facebook; Blog. Mon-Fri: 10am-5.30pm; Sat: 10am-5pm. Free adm.

Until Aug 30 Far and Wide Maggie Madden. Travelling, Drawing John Brady.

From Sept 5 Language, like Curated by Alice Lyons. Featuring Moving Lyrics Poetry films: Padraig Cunningham on a poem by Peter Fallon; Helen Horgan on a poem by Pat Boran; Stephen Brandes on a poem by Louis de Paor; John Halpin on a poem by Sinéad Morrissey. The Grammar Tables Garden Installation. A new commission by Helen Horgan. Dark White Collages by poet Linda Norton.


Bourn Vincent Gallery
Foundation Building, University of Limerick, Limerick. T: 061213052; F: 061330316; Contact the gallery for exhibition details.


Hunt Museum
The Custom House, Rutland Street, Limerick. T: 061 312833;;; @HuntMuseum. Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 2pm-5pm: Historic Collection: Charges apply. Free admission to other exhibitions. See the museum's website for exhibition details.


Limerick City Gallery of Art
Carnegie Building, Pery Square, Limerick. Mon-Fri: 10am-5.30pm; Thurs: Until 8.30pm; Sun: 12-5pm. T: 061310633;; Twitter: @limerickgallery. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Droichead Arts Gallery
Stockwell St, Drogheda T: 041 9833946;;; Twitter: @DroicheadArtz. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm. Adm free. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Highlanes Municipal Art Gallery
Laurence Street, Drogheda. T: +353 (0) 419803311; F: 041 9803313;;; @Highlanes. Mon-Sat: 10.30am-5pm; Closed Sun. Adm: Free. Donations encouraged. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Ballinglen Gallery
The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street, Ballycastle. T/F: 09643184;;;

From Aug 8 Atlantic - Paintings Donald Teskey RHA


Custom House Studios
The Quay, Westport, Co. Mayo. T: 098 28735;;
Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm; Sat-Sun (Bank hol): 1pm-4.30pm.

Aug 28-Sept 21 Thomas Richter

Aug 28-Sept 21 Paul Mosse

From Sept 25 John Gibbons


National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. T: +353 (0) 94 9031755; F: +353 (0) 94 9031628;;; Facebook; @NMIreland. Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 2pm-5pm. Closed Mon (including bank holidays). Bookings (Tues-Fri, 10am-1pm): T: 094 9031751 F: 094 9031498; See the museum's website for exhibition details.


Íontas Arts Centre
Íontas Arts Centre is currently seeking submissions from artists for an exhibition in its Foyer Gallery, for work to be exhibited from January 2015 to June 2016.

Exhibition duration: 6-8 weeks
Deadline for applications: September 5th, 2014
Please supply the following:
- Cover letter
- Updated CV (art-related)
- Artist statement
- Proposal for exhibition
- 10 high-resolution jpeg images of works

Applications to: Gina Martin, Arts Promotions Officer, Íontas Arts Centre, Conabury, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan. Further details:


Hamilton Gallery
4 Castle Street, Sligo. T: 353 71 91 43686; F: +353 7191 0365;; @HamiltonSligo; Facebook. Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm.

Until Aug 30 A Natural Selection Graphic Studio artists

Aug 11-30 Ground Helen O’Toole

Sept 4-27 Bad Flowers, glass birds and other ideas Graham Gingles


The Model
The Mall, Sligo. T: 071 9141405;;; @modelsligo; Facebook. Tues-Sat: 11am-5:30pm; Thurs: open late till 8pm; Sun 12-5pm.

Until Sept 28 Susan Hiller


Garter Lane Arts Centre
5 O'Connell Street, Waterford. T: 051 877153;;; @garterlane; Facebook. Tues-Sat: 11am-5.30pm and during performances.
Free adm.

Until Aug 28 STEAMdream Waterford Institute of Technology’s Digital Media Group Applied Robotics Group, Educational Services and Calmast the STEM Outreach Group. Digital art.

Until Aug 28 Playing with Ply Kevin O’Keeffe

From Sept 10 Thirty Works by 30 invited artists from the gallery's past exhibition programme

From Sept 10 28 Martin Fahy


Luan Gallery
Grace Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. T: 090 6442154;; Tues-Sat: 11am-5pm; Sun: 12-5pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Market House Design
Main Street, Gorey. Mon-Sat: 9.30am-5pm. Until Sept 16 Thought into Form An exhibition of makers. Eclectic mix of works and fine art. Includes works by Mick Mulcahy, Annette Whelan, Robert O'Connor.

Wexford Arts Centre
Cornmarket, Wexford. T: 053 9123764; F: 053 9121765; E:;; @wexfordarts. Tues-Sat: 10am-5.30pm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.