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Arnua - Celtic, Contemporary and Bespoke Silver and Gold Jewellery

After over ten years in the jewellery manufacturing sector in 2005 Eoghan McGuinness 

established Arnua. Initially he made one off custom wedding and engagement rings. 

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Over time Eoghan created a range of Celtic jewellery taking inspiration from The rugged

Irish landscape, Newgrange, the ancient Ogham writing, Celtic knots found in the

Book of Kells and of course the Claddagh plus many more to bring you a unique

collection of beautifully handcrafted Irish jewelry.

In addition to his own designs Eoghan has been creating bespoke custom pieces

for customers for over ten years.

“I love to work with client in helping them create new jewelry designs, ensuring

each piece shows individual style and uniqueness that the client desires. I take

great pride in bringing your design from an idea to reality”.

These efforts are clearly reflective in the finished product.

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Eoghan has worked closely with thousands of satisfied customers to bring

them their dream jewelry. If you would like to have something special created,

get in touch with Eoghan using the contact form in custom jewelry.


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Design Crafts Council Ireland - register today to avail of their services


Registering with us gives you the opportunity to avail of the many

supports and development programmes that we have on offer. 


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May 13.- Gilded ‘Nature Icons’ Workshop - With KevinMcSherry - Rathmines, Dublin 6


A full day SUNDAY tutored workshop in painting and gilding ‘Nature Icons’. 

11.00AM to 4.45PM

Cost €75

with a one hour lunch break. 8 places ONLY.

These gilded paintings are like jewels -they catch the eye with the richness of the colours and lustre of the gilding. They’re reminiscent of Byzantine religious icons and they sanctify these beautiful creatures. Using imitation Gold leaf, you’ll get an insight into how it can bring a stunning new dimension into your art work.

As in all my classes, I’ll demonstrate as we go along through the process and all participants will get personal attention throughout the day. 

There’s full facilities in this venue - plus there’s a 10% discount on art supplies when you attend this workshop.

To speed up the painting process, I’ll provide a selection of photographic references and templates. I will provide paint, boards and gilding materials. We will be working with ACRYLICS ONLY for this workshop.

We’ll cover the following:

  • Preparation and composition
  • Drawing the figure
  • Painting the composition
  • Gilding
  • Refining and completion

Learn to draw and paint oils and acrylics with, Kevin McSherry, in his Dublin art studio in South Dublin. Morning and evening classes for adults of all abilities. Small class sizes. Look out for the special summer schedule of one-off classes.


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John Farrell - Copper Revival Exhibition - Temple Bar, Dublin 2 - Opens Friday 19th May 2017

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Artist:  John Farrell

Date:  Friday 19th May 2017  for 4 weeks

More information : John Farrell     jfjnr77@gmail.com

Call:  085 836 5091

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Ed Parkinson Exhibition and talks - Ranelagh Dublin 6 - Nov 27th to Dec 2nd 2012

 Reaching for the Light Exhibition

Would you like to see something inspirational? Something that will give you insights and understanding into your inner self? This exhibition, Reaching for the Light, of inspirational art by Ed Parkinson is certainly worth a visit.

The Opening Reception is on
Monday 26th Nov., 6.30pm - 8.30pm
In the Ranelagh Arts Centre, 26 Ranelagh, Dublin 6
The Exhibition runs from
Tues. 27th Nov. - Sun. 2nd Dec. 2012, 12pm - 7pm.

The artist will be giving two talks:

How we can reach the light
Wed. 28th Nov. 7pm
In this talk Ed Parkinson will explain with the help of the pictures How we can reach the Light. There will be insights into exploring our inner selves along with some techniques for finding inspiration and enlightenment within ourselves.


Six Simple Secrets to a Stress Free Christmas
Sat. 1st Dec. 3pm.
During this talk Ed will reveal Six Simple Secrets to a Stress Free Christmas. Just what we need at this time of year to bring a bit of calmness to the usual Christmas chaos.
Below is a link to a video about the title picture, Reaching for the Light.


Reaching for the Light

Opening Reception
Monday 26th Nov., 6.30pm - 8.30pm


Tues. 27th Nov. - Sun. 2nd Dec. 2012, 12pm - 7pm.

Artist’s Talks

How we can reach the light
Wed. 28th Nov. 7pm
Six Simple Secrets to a Stress Free Christmas
Sat. 1st Dec. 3pm.

In the Ranelagh Arts Centre, 26 Ranelagh, Dublin 6.

Tues. 27th Nov. - Sun. 2nd Dec. 2012, 12pm - 7pm.

Web:  www.Edp-SpiritualArt.com   Blog:  www.SpiritualArtBlog.com   Tel: 086 828 7000


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‘A room of one’s own’ - Exhibition Roisin O Farrell Artist

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The show opens at The Doorway Gallery, 24 Sth Fredrick Street, D2.Thursday 20th of September 6pm and runs until Oct 16th.
till the cows come home - Roisin O Farrell Artist

‘A room of one’s own’

Virgina Wolfe remarked that in order for a woman to write she must have two things “a room of one’s own and a secure living”.

Róisín has been exploring this theme in both her life and her work over the last two years. Her current exhibition is an expression of how she has navigated these two basic needs.

The paintings reflect the home in which she lives with her children and the warmth, fun and imperfect character that ‘home’ suggests. The quietness, light and sense of calm in her paintings reflect the space that Róisín has carved out of her life, both figuratively and practically, for her work.

Her style is painterly. She uses the palette knife and lots of buttery paint to describe scenes of eccentric chairs and colourful rooms. Her work is known for it’s use of strong clear colour and a sense of light.

Róisín’s success has become the thing that in itself sustains her ability to create. Her work is in high demand and is exhibited widely in established galleries in the UK and Ireland.

This solo exhibition at The Doorway Gallery will comprise 16 new paintings and opens, 6pm on Thursday September 20th, the evening before Culture Night, and will run until October 17th. Róisín will also be giving a painting demonstration at the gallery on Culture Night Sept 21st.

“Róisín O’Farrell’s work is beautiful, detailed, powerful and decidedly female” Barbara Muir

Róisín O’Farrell – Solo Show
‘A room of one’s own’
The Doorway Gallery
24 South Frederick Street. D2
Opening Thursday 6-8pm
September 20th
Show runs until October 17th

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Flutterbuy Art - Art Exhibition - 9th to 13th August 2011 - Naas Co Kildare

Flutterbuy Art

Present their 1st Art Exhibition entitled

A Journey of Discovery 

9th - 13th August 2011

at Naas Public Library

 Exhibition is open to all,

during normal opening hours.

Free admission.

About us

Flutterbuy Art was formed in May 2011, The group is made up of both past and present students of VTOS, Athy. The Members are Nicky Boyce, Demelza Day, Ciara Pereira and Declan and Anna-Marie Molloy.

Our aim is to take the mystery out of art, by giving everyone access to the world of art; hence our exhibitions are free to view.

The exhibition will showcase works by all the members who have very different styles using many different mediums and supports. At least one of the artists will be present at the exhibition at all times, so come along and ask all the questions you want. Find out how to develop your hidden potential, which we believe is in everyone.

Art should be fun and stress free, for both artists and viewers alike.

Contact us on Facebook or at flutterbuyart@hotmail.com



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Ed parkinson Exhibition - Dublin 14

You are invited to Ed Parkinson’s home gallery 9 Churchtown Avenue, Dublin 14.
where he will be exhibiting his pictures, giving demos on the creation of his art, showing videos, having fun and serving wine and food.

Inspirational Art, Food, Wine, Videos, Demos, Fun and Chat.
Friday, June10th, 6 pm to 10pm
Saturday, June 11th, 2pm to 6pm
Sunday, June12th, 2pm to 6pm

There’s a Gift for everyone who comes along.

E: EdP@EdP-Art.com
W: http://www.EdP-SpiritualArt.com   (Ed’s Gallery and Writings)
Blog:  http://www.SpiritualArtBlog.com  (Ed’s current Art, Thoughts and News)

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www.IrishArtists.com - free web presence for Artists

Any artists wanting a free account on IrishArtists.com should visit http://www.IrishArtists.com/ and sign up…


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Artists wanted! - Donegal Art festival - August 12th 2011- Artists wanted!

Donegal Art festival - it’s running for three days from the 12th august and comprises of 50 artists in one exhibition (we have about 20 so far and are looking for more!) there will be loads of street entertainment and we expect around 1000 visitors over the weekend. accommodation is available, there is a hostel near by and the hotels are reasonable…”I came up with the idea as i want to  give all the under represented artists out there a chance to meet up, show their work and make some money. there will be no snobbery allowed!”  Terri

Contact Terri for more details on:   087 741 2975 or terrieburtondesigns@gmail.com

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