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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.

Ongoing: Two Views of Carlow Frank O’Meara (1858-1888) & Adam Bohanna (b. 1968)

Ongoing: For the Birds Sean Lynch. Also, work by sculptor Tom Fitzgerald.

Ongoing: 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 – 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.

Until Oct 31 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

Until Oct 31 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.

Ongoing: Chester Beatty’s A to Z: from Amulet to Zodiac


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 Oct 9 Gallery 1: Peter Gallo. Gallery 2: Lois Weinberger


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 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.

Ongoing: Efforts and Ideals: First World War Prints from the Collection

From Nov 6 Phoenix Rising: Art and Civic Imagination

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.

Until Oct 5 Centred Ceramics Ireland

From Oct 23 Frank Browne – Through The Lens An exhibition of Fr. Frank Browne’s most important photographs.


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.

Ongoing: Group Coordination Caroline McCarthy.

Ongoing: Imma Collection: Conversations

Until Oct 5 Propositions Hélio Oiticica (1937-1980)

Until Oct 12 Jonathan Monk: The Project Spaces

Until Nov 9 Second Sight: The David Kronn Photography Collection

From Nov 8 Duncan Campbell Turner Prize nominee

From Nov 8 Primal Architecture Mike Kelley, Jeremy Deller, Conrad Shawcross, Kevin Atherton, Linder, Jesse Jones and Bedwyr Williams. Installation, video, sculpture, drawing, performance and photography.

From Nov 28 Trove Works selected by Dorothy Cross from the collections of Imma, the Crawford Art Gallery, the National Gallery of Ireland and the National Museum of Ireland.

From Nov 28 Sound Speed Marker Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler.


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

Until Oct 18 View Dorothy Cross

From Oct 23 Eoin McHugh


Mother's Tankstation
41-43 Watling Street, Usher's Island, Dublin 8. T: 353 1 671 7654.; Thurs-Sat: 12-6pm.

Until Nov 1 Remake Kevin Cosgrove


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.

Until Oct 24 not life/ necessarily Two-person exhibition by Chloe Brennan and Chanelle Walshe


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

Until Oct 11 The Queen Still Falls to You Canadian artists Hadley+Maxwell examine Ireland’s relationship with public monuments.

Oct 15-25 (11am-8pm) Maeve Connolly's TV Museum–Part 4 Screening and Oct 22-25 (5.30pm-7pm) TV Museum–Part 4 Lecture


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

Until Oct 26 Maria Simonds-Gooding

Until Oct 26 Penumbra Paul Murnaghan

Ongoing: Gary Coyle RHA. Fog photographs taken over a 10-year period

Ongoing: Boyle Civic Collection

From Nov 14 Gerard Carson

From Nov 14 Karl Burke

From Nov 14 Futures 14 Painting, video and sculpture by emerging artists


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

Until Nov 1 Abstract Space in Concrete Terms Jacob Dahlgren

Until Nov 1 Settle Joe Scullion

From Nov 15 Winter Open Show Annual exhibition of work selected from Rua’s open submission call

From Nov 15 (Preview from Nov 14, 6pm) Invocation Bernie Masterson


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

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 Nov 1 The Sophisticated Neanderthal Interview Nathaniel Mellors. Curated by Rayne Booth.

From Nov 21 Studies on Shivering Damir Ocko. Opening Nov 20, 6pm. Curated by Rayne Booth.


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 Oct 11 Enniskilllen Visual Arts Open Major visual art exhibition showcasing the work of over 60 artists from all over Ireland, the UK and the US.

CANCELLED: Until Nov 8 Representational Instabilities Ursula Burke


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


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.

Until Oct 27 Resonance Karen Donnellan and Róisín de Buitléar

From Nov 7 Second Skin The exhibition looks at the links between consumption and production through collaborations between Irish fashion designers, woollen mills and textile producers, digital fabric producers, tailors, retailers and upcyclers.

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 Nov 1 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.

Until Nov 2 John Gibbons

Nov 6-30 Selected Works from Helen Hooker O’Malley Collection at UL


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.


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

Oct 2-Nov 1 Sublimation Stephen Lawlor

Nov 6-29 Hiberniod – Selected Works Dermot Seymour


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

From Oct 11 Into The Field Odey Curbelo, Olafur Elliason, Spencer Finch, Tumi Magnusson, William McKeown, Helen McMahon, Norbert Vollath, Jack B Yeats.


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 Oct 4 28 Martin Fahy

Until Nov 1 Thirty Works by 30 invited artists


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.


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

Oct 19-Dec 3 The Past is Present Jennifer Trouton. Curated by Anya von Gosseln

Oct 19-Dec 3 Patient Staring Anne Hendrick, Aileen Murphy and Emma Roche. Curated by Paul Doran.