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John Moriarty posted a photo


Found this, painted in or about 1971, cheap materials unfortunately. On the back: "Doran's Farm,…
13 hours ago
John Moriarty replied to John McManus's discussion Garry Westby RIP
"Sorry to hear this news"
13 hours ago
Dana Winder left a comment for Kyrle Cahill
"Thanks Kyle for your lovely comments. How nice to have the painting compared to scenes in New…"
Nov 19
Kyrle Cahill left a comment for Dana Winder
"That's a Beauty Dana, those hues are so vivid and realistic they showcase our "Fall"…"
Nov 18
Dana Winder updated their profile
Nov 17
Dana Winder posted a photo

Beech Trees in Autumn

Painted in oil on canvas of beech trees in Co. Kilkenny.I painted this over a number of sittings…
Nov 17
Plein Eire Administrator replied to John McManus's discussion Garry Westby RIP
"Sad news but thanks, John ,for making Garry's friends here aware of his passing. Sincere…"
Nov 16
Caroline Carroll replied to John McManus's discussion Garry Westby RIP
"My deepest sympathy to Garry Westby's family at this very sad time.  Garry loved meeting…"
Nov 15
Kyrle Cahill commented on Rene PleinAir's photo

Hertenbroeksgoed Braamt 04 11 2020

"These are great Rene, I love this one,"
Nov 12
Kyrle Cahill replied to John McManus's discussion Garry Westby RIP
"Thanks for posting this John. Garry was a lovely person , passionate about the outings, R.I.P"
Nov 12
deirdre shanny replied to John McManus's discussion Garry Westby RIP
"Our deepest sympathies to Garry's family and friends, he was a super hero, despite his long…"
Nov 11
Rene PleinAir posted photos
Nov 9
John McManus posted a discussion
Nov 9
Patty S. OBrien posted a discussion


So excited to launch my new website! There are some photos on there of when I hauled my equipment…See More
Oct 28
Patty S. OBrien posted a status
"So excited to share my new website (there are photos of when I hauled my equipment to Ireland and had so much fun painting there!). Love you"
Oct 28
Kyrle Cahill commented on Kyrle Cahill's blog post Carna Ice Houses
"Carna Ice House BVPE away Paint out 2020"
Oct 23
Kyrle Cahill posted blog posts
Oct 23
Sean Quinn commented on Valerie Syms Martin's photo

Old Cottage near Carna. 3rd September 2020

"Wonderful subtle pastel blending of the colour tones that gives a very strong image."
Oct 23
Sean Quinn commented on Noel Hayes's photo


"Beautiful watercolour  with the tones of the figures resonating with the colours of the…"
Oct 23
Sean Quinn commented on Elizabeth Mansfield's photo


"It's wonderful how much of the joyful imagery and strong colours  is   left to…"
Oct 23


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Garry Westby RIP 5 Replies

Started by John McManus in Noticeboard. Last reply by John Moriarty 13 hours ago.


Started by Patty S. OBrien in Noticeboard Oct 28.

Sad News - Passing of LOUISE TREACY. 6 Replies

Started by Kevin Lewis in Noticeboard. Last reply by Matthew Daub Sep 3.

Wet on dry . Mediums , winton paint 4 Replies

Started by Brendan Lalor in Noticeboard. Last reply by Noel Hayes May 31.


Started by Kevin Lewis in Noticeboard Oct 9, 2019.

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