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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.


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


Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB. T: +44 0 28 90440000;; Twitter: @UlsterMuseum. See the museum's 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 adm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.



CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery
Wandesford Quay, Cork. T: 021-4335210;;; @WandesfordQuay; Gallery contact: Nicola Carragher. Open Wed-Sat: 10am-6pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


Crawford Art Gallery
Emmet Place, Cork. T +353 (0)21 490 7852;;; @CrawfordArtGall. Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm;
Late Thurs until 8pm. Free adm.

Until Aug 13 1916 Ireland in Contemporary Art Alice Maher, Robert Ballagh, Rita Duffy, Michael Coady, David Lilburn

Until Aug 20 Conflicting Visions in a Turbulent Age 1900–1916. Curated by Dr Éimear O’Connor

Until Sept 3 Rakoczy’s March Elaine Byrne

Ongoing: Canthus Annie O’Ne

Ongoing: Harry Clarke


Lewis Glucksman Gallery
UCC, Cork. T: 021 4901844;;; @glucksman. Tues-Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: 2pm-5pm. Free adm.

Ongoing: I Went to the Woods: The Artist as Wanderer Anna Bak, Brendan Earley, Fiona Kelly, Juha Pekka Matias Laakkonen, Richard Long, Helen Mirra, Ria Pacquée, Herman de Vries, Walker & Walker. Curated by Chris Clarke and Pádraic E. Moore


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 centre's website for exhibition details.


Uillinn, West Cork Arts Centre
Skibbereen. T: 028 22090; F: 028 23237;;; @WCAC_Uillinn; Facebook. Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.



Casino Marino
Cherrymount Crescent, Off the Malahide Road, Dublin 3. T: 01-8331618;;; Facebook; @TheCasinoMarino. Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm until Oct 31. Free car and coach parking. Wheelchair access to grounds and exterior only. Children must be strictly supervised at all times.

Ongoing: Conversations at the Casino Selection of portraits from the State Art Collection


Chester Beatty Library
Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. T: 4070750; fax: 4070760;;; @CBL_Dublin. Tues-Fri: 10am-5pm; Sat: 11am-5pm; Sun: 1-5pm. Free adm.

Until Aug 28 Lapis and Gold, The Story of the Ruzbihan Qur’an


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.

Aug 5-Sept 21 – Gallery 1: Alec Soth

Aug 5-Sept 21 – Gallery 2: Eoin McHugh


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. Free admission.

Until Sept 11 The Best of Decades: Painting and Sculpture of the 1960s from the Collection

Until Sept 25 What’s What in a Mirror Liam Gillick

Until Oct 2 The Artist as Witness in Society: Collection

Until Oct 2 Our Kind Alan Phelan

Until Oct 2 High Treason: Roger Casement

Ongoing: Francis Bacon’s Studio; Sean Scully Gallery; Stained Glass Room


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. See the Farmleigh's website for exhibition details.


Graphic Studio Gallery
Through the arch, off Cope St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 (behind Central Bank). T: + 353(0)1 6798021;;; Facebook; Twitter: @GraphicStudioG. Tues-Fri:10am-5:30pm; Sat: 11am-5pm; Closed Mon & Sun.
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-Fri: 11.30am-5.30pm; Sat: 10am-5.30pm; Sun/bank holidays: Noon-5.30pm. Closed Mon. No entry to galleries after 5.15pm.

Until Aug 28 The Humanizer Simon Fujiwara

Ongoing: IMMA Collection: A Decade

Ongoing: Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection


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.


Kevin Kavanagh Gallery
Chancery Lane, Dublin 8. T: 4759514;; Tues-Fri 10.30am-5.30pm; Sat: 11am-5pm. 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 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.


Municipal Gallery, dlr Lexicon Library
dlr LexIcon, Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. dlr Arts Office – T: (01) 236 2759 or email Contact the library for exhibition details.


Rathfarnham Castle Arts
Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin 14. T: 353 1 4939462;; Wed-Sun: 10.30am-5pm (last adm: 4.15pm). Free admission to exhibition. Admission charge to visit the castle. Rathfarnham Castle is an OPW-managed heritage property.


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

Gallery I: Until Aug 21 Brittlefield Aideen Barry

Galleries II & III: Until Aug 21 Adventure: Capital, Ireland at Venice, The Irish Tour Sean Lynch

Ashford Gallery: Until Aug 21 The Edge Una Sealy

Foyer & Atrium: Until Aug 21 Driven by Distraction Diana Copperwhite ARHA

Ashford Gallery: Sept 9-Oct 2 I’ll be Your Mirror Brian Hegarty

Gallery I: From Sept 9 Inductive Probability Paul Gregg

RHA Galleries II & III: From Sept 9 Sire Maria McKinney

Dr. Tony Ryan Gallery: Sept 15-18 The Perfect Wagner Rite Aoibheann Greenan. Showtime: 7.30pm. Tickets available at


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

Until Aug 20 Yellow Amber Grey Amber Michael John Whelan


Taylor Galleries
16 Kildare St, Dublin 2. T: 353 1 6766055; F: 6766642;;; @TaylorGalleries. Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm; Sat 11am-3pm. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.


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

Until Sept 10 My Brilliant Friend Michelle Browne, Ella De Burca, Avril Corroon, Lisa Marie Johnson, and Jesse Jones

From Sept 29 Breaking Rainbows Orla Barry



Higher Bridges Gallery
Clinton Centre, Belmore St, Enniskillen. Contact: c/o The Arts Office, Fermanagh & Omagh District Council, Town Hall, Enniskillen, BT74 7BA. T: 0300 3031777 | ext 21192; M: 07834046413;; Gallery website. Mon-Fri: 10am-4pm; Sat: 11am-3pm.

Until Sept 10 The Summer Show 150 works by artists from the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Artists include Alice Campbell, Alison Dickinson, Ann McNulty, Barry Slevin, Billy Moore, Betty Guy, Bridie Smith, Catherine Swan, Ciaran Maginnis, Dorothee Kolle, Eamonn Harris, Eddie McNulty, Gavin McCrea, Genevieve Murphy, Helen McNulty, Jean MacSorley, Jerusha Marley, Jill Mulligan, Johanna Nulty, Julie Murphy, Katharine May, Laura Angell, Leo Toye, Lorna Roberts, Mairead McCormack, Margaret Deignan, Maria Noonan McDermott, Mary Prior, Mary Ryan, Maureen O'Connor, Michelle Duffy, Mick Hoy, Muriel Morrow, Myrtle Dennis, Niall Sheerin, Niamh O'Connor, Nicholas May, Noah Rose, Noelle McAlinden, Olwyn Colgan, Patricia Kelly, Paul Speight, Rachel Leary, Robert Andrew Smyth, Ruth Bleakley-Thiessen, Sandra Corrigan Breathnach, Sarah Duddy, Sarah Langham, Selma Makela, Stephanie Marie McGowan, Talie Mau, Tara Moran Woods, Trina Hobson, Usna Macerlane, and Wendy Ferguson

From Sept 16 Enniskillen Visual Arts Open 2016



Siamsa Tíre
National Folk Theatre & Arts Centre, Town Park, Tralee, Co Kerry. T: 00 353 (66) 7186191; Box office & general enquiries: T: 00 353 (0)66 7123055;;; @siamsatire; Facebook. See the centre's website for exhibition details.


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



Castletown House
Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare. Just 20km from Dublin City centre. Parking: Exit 6, M4, Celbridge West or on Main Street, Celbridge, and a 10-15 minute walk through the parklands.;; Twitter @opwcastletown; Facebook: castletownhouse; Facebook: heritageireland. T: +353 1 6288252. 10am-5pm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.



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. For free events, activities and tours, see

From Aug 6 VASE: Function Reviewed



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

Aug 6-Sept 10 Sink • Sync • Surface Agnes de Vlin

From Sept 16 Hallways of Hope



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. Visit the centre's website for exhibition details.



Bourn Vincent Gallery
Foundation Building, University of Limerick, Limerick. T: 061213052; F: 061330316; Mon-Fri: 12pm-5pm.

Until Sept 30 Additions 2016 Works from the National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland. Gabhann Dunne, Pamela Dunne, Mary O’Dea, Maeve Kinney, Nick Kinney, Roisin Murray, and John Noel Smith


EVA International 2017 – Ireland's Biennial;; Twitter: @eva_Limerick; Facebook:; Instagram: evainternational.


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. Visit the museum's website for exhibition details.


Limerick City Gallery of Art
Carnegie Building, Pery Square, Limerick. T: 061310633; F: 061 310228;;; Twitter: @limerickgallery. Mon-Fri: 10am-5.30pm; Thurs: 10am-8pm; Sat: 10am-5.30pm; Sun: 12pm-5.30pm. Closed on public & bank holidays. Free adm. Celebrating 30 years, 1985-2015.

Until Sept 4 30 Years, Artists, Places Tony O’Malley, Alice Maher, Robert Ballagh, John Kindness, Norah McGuinness, Sean McSweeney, Seán Lynch, John Shinnors, Seán Cotter, Anne Cleary|Denis Connolly, Cora Cummins, Padraig Cunningham, Micky Donnelly, Naomi Draper, Lisa Fingleton, Jan Voster, Ronnie Hughes, Frances Leach, Vanessa Donoso Lopez, Jane McCormack, Tom Conaty, Roisín McGuigan, Theo McNab, Tadgh McSweeney, Julie Merriman, John Minihan, Gary Robinson, Constance Short, David Stephenson, Patric Stevenson

Until Sept 4 Dúil Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh

Until Sept 4 Selections from the Permanent Collection by Marian Fitzgibbon. Features work by Paul Henry, Grace Henry, Oliver Shepard, Alice Maher, Janet Mullarney, Sir John Lavery, Barrie Cooke, Sir Gerard Kelly, James Sleator, Margaret Clarke, and Kathy Prendergast

Until Sept 4 Sticks and Stones Will Break Our Bones Seanie Barron and Quim Packard. Curated by Michele Horrigan



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. Visit our award-winning Relish Café and Foodhall. See the gallery's website for exhibition details.



Ballinglen Gallery
The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street, Ballycastle. T/F: 09643184;;; Facebook: BallinglenArtsFoundation; Twitter: @BallinglenArtsF.

From Aug 21 The Foggy Dew Mick O'Dea

From Sept 16 Near Ocean Joe Dunne


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

Aug 25-Sept 18 Frost at the Lake Deirdre Walsh

Aug 25-Sept 18 Lynda Huxley

From Sept 29 Westport Arts Festival 2016 – Melancholy Witness Seán Hillen


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.



Solstice Arts Centre
Railway Street, Navan. T: 0469092335; info@solstice; Tues-Sat: 11am-4pm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.



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

Aug 4-27 Sleeping Venus and other New Works Diarmuid Delargy

Sept 1-Oct 1 Charles Harper


The Model
The Mall, Sligo. T: 071 9141405;;; @modelsligo; Facebook. Tues-Sat: 11am-5:30pm; Thurs: open late till 8pm; Sun 12-5pm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.



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



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



Wexford Arts Centre
Cornmarket, Wexford. T: 053 9123764; F: 053 9121765; E:;; @wexfordarts. Tues-Sat: 10am-5.30pm.

Aug 29-Oct 5 I like to eat with my hands Taro Furukata, Ann Maria Healy, Claire Huber, and KVM (Ju Hyun Lee and Ludovic Burel). Curated by RGKSKSRG (Rachel Gilbourne and Kate Strain). In association with Cow House Studios.



Mermaid Arts Centre
Main Street, Bray. T: 012724030;;; Twitter: @mermaidarts; Facebook. Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm; On performance evenings: 10am-8pm. Free adm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.