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Plein Air Artists visit Balbriggan

0 June 23, 2019

The third annual Dublin Plein Air painting festival brought artists from all over Ireland and the world to scenic Fingal. The outdoor painting festival ran from the 17th to 23rd June and hosted paint outs, workshops and daily competitions in seven different locations around North county Dublin. (more…)

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Exciting art project underway in Balbriggan

0 May 23, 2019

Update:  The wall is now finished and certainly brightens up the town.  A big well done and thank you to Trish, Ronan and the students from Balbriggan Youthreach especially Sean Whitehouse and Nigel Jani for transforming this drab brick wall into a colorful landscape.  If you are interested (more…)

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Submissions for Climate Change Art residency now open

0 January 24, 2019

Submissions are now open for three new environmental residencies managed by Fingal County Council’s Art Office in partnership with Wexford County Council, Dublin City Council Art Offices and UK based non-profit organisation Invisible Dust. The programme is titled ‘An Urgent Enquiry’ (more…)

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Balbriggan’s Art Attack

0 September 22, 2018

What a year for public art in Balbriggan! Balbriggan Tidy Towns are thrilled with the artistic works we have supported, which have popped up all over our fabulous town, during this glorious Summer. We all enjoyed the transformation of the beach benches, by individual and group artists, (more…)

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Fingal County Council Artists’ Studios Open Call 2018

0 August 29, 2018

Fingal County Council is pleased to announce the Loughshinny Boathouse Artists’ Studio and the RHA School Studio Award Open Call.  This recently restored former boathouse is located in the beautiful setting of Loughshinny, a coastal village that lies between Rush and Skerries.  Fingal (more…)

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Balbriggan, Balrothery & Lusk schools chosen to participate in pilot Creative Schools scheme from this September – Farrell

0 June 11, 2018

Fine Gael TD for Dublin Fingal, Alan Farrell, has said that children here in the North County have been chosen to participate in a pilot Creative Schools scheme. This will give them increased access to creative activities in schools as part of Arts Council led initiative of the Creative Ireland (more…)