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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.

From June 3 Conflicting Visions in a Turbulent Age 1900-1916

Until July 9 Rakoczy’s March Elaine Byrne

Ongoing: 1916 Ireland in Contemporary Art

Ongoing: Harry Clarke

Ongoing: The Eye of the Artist

Ongoing: W.B. Yeats – Family and Influences


James Barry Exhibition Centre
CIT Bishopstown Campus, Cork. T:021-4335344;;; @CITArtsOffice. Mon-Fri:10am-5pm. See the centre's website for exhibition details.


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

Unil July 3: 2116: Forecast of the next century Amanda Coogan, Maud Cotter, Gary Coyle, Eleanor Duffin, Damien Flood, Siobhán Hapaska, Ramon Kassam, Sam Keogh, Ruth Lyons, Eoin McHugh, Ailbhe Ní Bhriain, Mairead O’hEocha, Niamh O’Malley, Darn Thorn, Lee Welch, and the Centre for Genomic Gastronomy.


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.



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. 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.

Gallery 1: Until July 27 Caoimhe Kilfeather

Gallery 2: Until July 27 Turkmen and Uzbek Children's Clothes


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 June 26 No More Fun and Games Jesse Jones

Ongoing: Collection - The Artist as Witness

Ongoing: High Treason Roger Casement

Ongoing: Our Kind Alan Phelan

Ongoing: What’s What in a Mirror Liam Gillick

Ongoing: Collection - The Best of Decades

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.


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 1 The Passion According to Carol Rama

Until July 24 Patrick Hennessy: De Profundis

Ongoing: The Humanizer Simon Fujiwara

Ongoing: Imma Collection - A Decade


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.

Until June 11 186th Annual Exhibition Ireland's largest open-submission exhibition. Painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, print, and architecture.

From July 8 Gallery I: Aideen Barry

From July 8 Galleries II & III: Adventure: Capital, Ireland at Venice 2015 Sean Lynch

From July 8 RHA Ashford Gallery: Una Sealy RHA

From July 8 Dr. Tony Ryan Gallery: New Acquisitions


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

Gallery 1: Until June 11 /Glitch Festival 2016 Ireland’s leading digital art’s festival. Curated by MART.

Gallery 1: Jun 16-18 Oil and Water Dancers from various backgrounds and techniques collaborate with dance artist-in-residence Cathy Coughlan and Havoc Dance Company

Gallery 1: From July 4 Michael John Whelan. Investigations into the history and future of science, romantic landscape, and humanity’s physical effects and inherent flux. Video, photography, sculpture and drawing. Curated by Paul McAree. Gallery 2: From July 4 Young Curators RUA RED’s Young Curators examine topics such as gender, mental health, hope/rejection, and the economic crash.


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 June 18 The Hopeless End of a Great Dream Declan Clarke

From July 1 My Brilliant Friend Michelle Browne, Ella De Burca, Avril Corroon, Lisa Marie Johnson, and Jesse Jones



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.

Jun 3-Jul 2 Pig Shop Simon Fennessy Corcoran.

Jul 21-Aug 1 Enniskillen International Beckett Festival See



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.

Ongoing: CASA Richard Gorman. Access to the exhibition is included during a tour of the house. Self-guiding tours are available on Sunday afternoons in June, July and August, 12pm-5pm. Admission fee applies. Refer to to plan your visit to Ireland's largest 18th-century Palladian style house on the banks of the Liffey.

Upcoming summer events at Castletown: Sat, June 4: Witches, Bitches and Britches A baroque opera concert with mezzo-soprano Sharon Carty and a period string ensemble; Sun, June 19: An Antique Roadshow Valuation Day in association with the Irish Antiques Dealers Association. Free admission; Sun, July 17: Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream on the lawns; Sat, July 23: Sandra Oman with guest baritone Simon Morgan. Refer to for more information and for tickets.



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

Until July 3 Liminal – Irish Design at the Threshold

This flagship exhibition from ID2015 comes to Kilkenny after touring to design weeks in Eindhoven, Milan, New York and Dublin. Co-curated by Louise Allen, Alex Milton and Angela O’Kelly.



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

Until June 11 Abbeyleix Further Education Centre Annual Graduate Show 2016 Works by students of FETAC level 5 & 6

Jun 23-Jul 31 Escape Cecilia Danell, Lelia Henry, Rosemarie Langtry, Paul McCloskey, Maria O’Brien, Emily Rainsford, and Edward Whyte



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 Jun 3 Patrons, Prizes. Paradigms The O’Malley Awards from the Irish American Cultural Institute, 1989-2016. Tony O'Malley, Brian Maguire, Dorothy Cross, Carolyn Mulholland, Brian Bourke, Charles Brady, Camille Souter, Alanna O'Kelly, Barrie Cooke, Patrick Scott, Janet Mullarney, Kathy Prendergast, Charles Tyrell, Cecily Brennan, Paul Mosse, Alice Maher, and Fergus Martin


EVA International 2016 – Ireland's Biennial
EVA International 2016 Edition at Limerick City Gallery of Art, Cleeve’s Condensed Milk Factory, The Hunt Museum, King John’s Castle, The Sailor’s Home, and Mother Macs.;; Twitter: @eva_Limerick; Facebook:; Instagram: evainternational.

Until July 17 Still (the) Barbarians Curated by Koyo Kouoh. Featuring Pio Abad, Larry Achiampong and David Blandy, Philip Aguirre y Otegui, Kader Attia, Kostas Bassanos, Eric Baudelaire, Hera Büyüktascıyan, Tiffany Chung, Criodhna Costello, Jonathan Cummins, Godfried Donkor, Samuel Erenberg, Theo Eshetu, Mary Evans, Tom Flanagan and Megs Morley, Liam Gillick, Yong Sun Gullach, Carsten Höller, Dorothy Hunter, Jeremy Hutchison, Joanna Hutton, Alfredo Jaar, Michael Joo, Journal Rappé, Kapwani Kiwanga, Abdoulaye Konaté, Syowia Kyambi, Kemang Wa Lehulere, Leung Chi Wo, Charles Lim Yi Yong, Alice Maher, Bradley McCallum, Naeem Mohaiemen, Pádraic E. Moore, Otobong Nkanga, Uriel Orlow, Ulrike Ottinger, Alan Phelan, Johannes Phokela, Sarah Pierce, Deirdre Power and Softday, Public Studio, Ican Ramageli, Amanda Rice, Willem de Rooij, Tracey Rose, Catarina Simão, Mona Vatamanu and Florin Tudor, Vo Tran Chau, John Waid.


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 Jul 17 EVA International 2016 – Ireland's Biennial



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.

Until June 22 Beyond the Pale: The Art of Revolution Curated by Anthony Haughey, Pat Cooke and Aoife Ruane

From July 8 The Marmite Prize for Painting V (2016) Albane Lamori, Richard Baker, Sarah Ball, Anthony Banks, Juan Bolivar, Philip Booth, Eleanor Breeze, Hannah Brown, Jo Bruton, Michael Calver, Diane Chappalley, Emma Cousin, Billy Crosby, Chris Daniels, Amanda Doran, Tamara Dubnyckyj, Steven Gee, Max Gomes, John Greenwood, Mandy Hudson, Clare Jarrett, Sooim Jeong, Michael Johnson, Jessie Makinson, Lindsay Mapes, Kathryn Maple, José Batista Marques, Jo McGonigal, Sinéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Oliver Mulvihill, Helen O'Leary, Bernadette O’Toole, Selma Parlour, Christiane Pooley, Sheila Rennick, Joan Sugrue, Suzy Willey, Daniel Woolhouse



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

From July 15 The Foggy Dew Mick O'Dea. A collaborative exhibition between the Ballinglen Arts Foundation and Ballina Arts Centre, in partnership with the RHA and Mayo County Council


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

Jun 2-26 Daniel Lipstein

Jun 2-26 Niall Naessens

Jun 2-26 Carrowbeg College Students

Jun 30-Jul 24 The Octagon Quilters


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.

Jun 18-Jul 8 Surveyor The fifth annual exhibition of contemporary visual arts practice in Co. Meath

From July 21 Reflections Meath Arts Group

From July 21 Irish Destinies: Wedding Images of Meath 1916-1966 (Foyer) Booking and visitor information: 046 909 2300 or



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

From June 2 A Terrible Beauty is Born – Invited Artists Over 70 artists respond to W.B. Yeats's poem Easter, 1916.

July 7-30 A Seed's a Star Mark Garry and Naomi Draper


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

Until June 12 Ireland at Venice – Adventure: Capital – The Irish Tour Sean Lynch

Ongoing: A Broadside A set of broadsides edited by Jack B Yeats and published by Dun Emer and Cuala Press, June 1908-May 1915. Contributions by James Stephens, Lady Gregory, Douglas Hyde, John Masefield, Seamus O’Sullivan, and over 100 hand-coloured drawings by Yeats.

Ongoing: Painted Universe Jack B. Yeats. Oils from the 1920s to 1940s.



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.

From June 27 Beyond Violet Sibyl Montague, Emerging Visual Artist Award Winner 2012


Wexford County Council
Carricklawn, Wexford. T: +353 (0)53 9196369;

Jun 10-Jul 29 What if we got it wrong? In association with Centre Culturel Irlandais. Curated by Nora Hickey M’Sichili, Director of the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris. Artists: Emily Robyn Archer, George Bolster, Mark Clare, Alice Clark, Blaise Drummond, Seamus Dunbar, John Gerrard, Andrew Kearney, Susan Leen, Ruth Le Gear, Selma Makela, Anna Macleod, Christine Mackey, Seamus Nolan and Brigitta Varadi.



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.