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  • 06 Sep 18
Bob Geldof, Mick Foley and more to close Famine exhibition in Skibbereen
Bob Geldof, Mick Foley and more to close Famine exhibition in Skibbereen
No Fee   7-3-18…. World’s Largest Collection of Famine-Related Art launched by President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins at Dublin Castle . Pic shows President Higgins with John L. Lahey, President of Quinnipiac University in front of a Micheal Farrell piece Black 47 as he tours the Famine related exhibition held in the Coach House in Dublin Castle. President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins launched Coming Home: Art and the Great Hunger, the world’s largest collection of art relating to the Great Famine, at a reception at Dublin Castle. Coming Home: Art and the Great Hunger will open to the public tomorrow, Thursday March 8th and will be on display at The Coach House in Dublin Castle through June; between July and October it will be shown at Uilinn: West Cork Arts Centre in Skibbereen, before moving to Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin in Derry in 2019. Admission is free.  The collection’s permanent home, Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, Connecticut has brought this special collection to Ireland for the first time. The exhibition containing 50 artworks from some of Ireland’s most eminent artists including Jack B. Yeats, Alanna O’Kelly, Robert Ballagh and William Crozier.    Pic Maxwell’s - No Repro Fee   7-3-18
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