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    IRELAND’S largest exhibition of watercolours is at Dun Laoghaire County Hall, Co. Dublin, from October 10 until October 22. The 157th exhibition of The Water Colour Society of Ireland features more than 110 artists – many members of the Royal Hibernian Academy and the Royal Ulster Academy – and includes nine new  members this year.  The show features landscapes, seascapes, still life, portraits, animal and floral studies, as well as botanical and architectural works, in representational, contemporary and abstract treatments. Prices range from about 250 for a small etching.  Most works are priced at between 350 – 850.

    Among the artists showing are Desmond Carrick, William Carron, Brid Clarke, Ivor Coburn, John Coyle, Chris Dearden Joe Dunne, Edward Freeney, James Hanley, Olivia Hayes, Les Jones, John Keating, Vincent Lambe, Grania Langrishe, Nancy Larchet, Anthony Loughran, Fergal MacCabe, Brett McEntagart, James Nolan, Terence O’Connell, Marc Raynaud, Tom Roche, Tom Ryan, Susan Sex, Neil Shawcross and the Society’s new president, Pauline Doyle.  Here is a small selection from around 280 works on show:

    ‘Blooming June’ by Anthony Loughran (click on image to enlarge).

    ‘Farmers’ Market, Village at Lyons’ by George Oakley (click on image to enlarge).

    ‘Holding the Gypsy, Smithfield, Dublin’ by Patrick Cahill. (Click on image to enlarge).

    ‘Dun Laoghaire Sunset’ by Brett McEntagart (click to enlarge).

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