6 Art Galleries to Explore in Ireland

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A country in the north-western Europe. Ireland, or Republic of Ireland shares its only border with Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom. It is surrounded by the ocean in all it's other sides. About 40% of the countries 5 million population lives in the greater city area of Dublin.

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Butler Gallery

The Butler Gallery’s new home is in the Evans Home, a former Almshouse. It is a dynamic cultural hub in the middle of Kilkenny, providing a variety of spaces for art, installations & sculpture both inside and out. The gallery, previously based in the basement of Kilkenny Castle, is located in the redeveloped Evans' Home, a former almshouse built in the 19th century for impoverished domestic servants.

Highlanes Gallery

Highlanes Gallery is a public art gallery and visual arts exhibition centre in Drogheda, Ireland.It promotes and exhibits modern and contemporary art in the north-east region through a dynamic and diverse programme of exhibitions and access initiatives. The Collection dates from the middle of the eighteenth century and is housed at the former Franciscan Friary Church in St. Laurence Street in Drogheda.

McKenna Gallery

Purpose built art gallery in Omagh close to the Strule Arts Centre and overlooking the Strule Weir. It was one of the iconic attraction in this area and welcomes visitors everyday.

The Art House Ireland

The Art House is a small art gallery located in a terrace building on the main street of Dunfanaghy, Donegal. It’s owner is the friendly and informative Brian O Doherty. Visitors to the gallery appreciate that Brian takes time takes to share his joy and love of art with them individually. And they love our mix of landscapes, cityscapes, block prints, prints and original artwork. The Art House also offers framing services, private commissions and a range of workshops also.

The Glebe Gallery

The beautiful Glebe House and Gallery is located near Churchill, which is about 15 kilometres from Dunfanaghy. This 1828 Regency style house has the most wonderful setting on the shore of Lough Gartan. The English portrait and landscape painter Derek Hill lived and worked there from 1954 until he presented the house and his art collection to the Irish state in 1981.

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