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Brummen, the Netherlands: Haunted mansion "Reuversweerd"

At the end of WWII the baron "van Sijtzema" was murdered by the nazis. His wife left the house,…
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Greg Long replied to Frank Hallinan Flood's discussion Paint out Spain
"I'm in Isla Plana on the Costa Calida if you want to make the journey, it's about 5 hours."
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Norah Blount commented on steve browning's photo


"A wonderful vista you painted Steve"
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"Dear Sheila,  I have tried to fit in Wexford for the last couple of years but haven't…"
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Sheila Hooks left a comment for McHenry-McGarry
"Hi Pauline, welcome to Plein Eire. Maybe we will see you down at Wexford in the summer for the Art…"
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Dublin Plein Air Painting Festival

Dublin Plein Air Painting Festival is a week long painting festival running from the 18th - 24th of…See More
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Christopher J Morley commented on Plein Eire Administrator's event 'Plein Air Brandenburg. 6 - 13 May 2018'
"I am Waiting for a New Passport...!!"
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Plein Air Brandenburg. 6 - 13 May 2018 at Brandenburg, Germany

May 6, 2018 to May 13, 2018
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Christopher J Morley updated their profile
meg leahy commented on Eamon Hyde's photo


"Great feeling of a fresh Donegal day.... "
meg leahy commented on Valerie Syms Martin's photo

Whispering Trees. 22nd April 2018

"Nice piece/ rich patterns.......shades of Mary Swanzy..."
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Valerie Syms Martin posted a photo

Whispering Trees. 22nd April 2018

16" X 12" Oil on canvasMy first Irish paint out of 2018!While I was painting this in Marlay Park, a…

Make the Most of your personal Plein Eire Page...

For tips on how to make the most out of your MY PAGE and how to link with your other web pages, click HERE. And if you add a link back to Plein Eire, that would be great, too. Get ideas from how Plein Eire member Scott Boyle does it.

 And a reminder when posting Artwork to post Artwork only - no frame or background shots. Of course these are welcome and of great interest but it is preferable if you post this kind of photograph as a Blog. Thanks, in advance, to all for co-operating.

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Paint out Spain 1 Reply

Started by Frank Hallinan Flood in Noticeboard. Last reply by Greg Long 6 hours ago.

Visiting 4 Replies

Started by Patty S. OBrien in Noticeboard. Last reply by Patty S. OBrien Apr 18.

Trip to Ireland 2019 Summer 5 Replies

Started by Meredith Morris in Noticeboard. Last reply by Meredith Morris Mar 12.

Irish pronunciation question 9 Replies

Started by Elaine Hurst in Miscellany. Last reply by Sean Quinn Feb 23.

Travel Painter Art Box from Russia

Started by Nikolai Kraneis in Equipment and Supplies. Nov 7, 2017.

Featuring Member Artists

Being one of Plein Eire's featured artists from time to time highlights your work and gives you a little extra exposure within the site.

To be eligible you must have a photo of yourself as your profile image and you must have posted some artwork under the 'Paintings' tab.

Guidelines for posting photos to GALLERY on Plein Eire

Visitors to the site clicking on the 'Gallery' tab expect to see our paintings and drawings. Sorry for harping on about this occasionally but please bear in mind these GUIDELINES (see tab above) for posting to Artwork or to GALLERY. :-

  • Artwork is to be Artwork only - not photos of a paint-out etc..
  • Artwork must be cropped to image ie. no background or frame.
  • Anything outside of these guidelines such as photos of you and other artists at work may be posted as a BLOG where you can also add explanatory text or tell your story.
  • Please see GUIDELINES for further details and explanation.



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