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Michael Molloy is attending Sally Downey's event

Boyne valley paintout Sonairte 13th July 2019 at Sonairte Ecology Centre

July 13, 2019 from 11am to 3:30pm
We paint this Saturday in Sonairte national Ecology Centre, Laytown. the centre was closed for a while but has now re-opened.  Remember the riverside walk, the old converted farm buildings, the flowers and the gnarled fruit trees?There may be an entrance fee of €2.The coffee shop no longer operates but the place to be seen now is Nan's Cafe and Bakery in Laytown…See More
Jul 13
Michael Molloy is attending Sean Quinn's event

Mullaghmore-Sligo/CLONMACNOISE paint-out Fri May 10 at Clonmacnoise

May 10, 2019 from 12pm to 4pm
A Paint-out at Clonmacnoise,  as an intermission,  on the way home from Mullaghmore, on Friday 10th,   that will also give us the equivalent of an extra day's painting.    Meet in their Cafe at 12 noon.  See More
May 10
Michael Molloy is attending Sally Downey's event

Boyne Valley Paintout Farmleigh 29.09.2018 at Farmleigh Estate

September 29, 2018 from 11am to 3:30pm
Lets Try Again!This Saturday Boyne Valley are painting out at Farmleigh, Phoenix Park.  Not only is Farmleigh the official Irish State guest house but it is also a  busy working farm.…See More
Sep 28, 2018
Kyrle Cahill commented on Michael Molloy's photo

Near Bective

"I just saw these Michael. Love the pastoral feel of the  two paintings.  luscious greens very true to the area, very evocative of my home area in North Cork.  love them. "
Sep 25, 2018
Michael Molloy is attending Sally Downey's event

Boyne Valley Paintout Tara 22.09.2018 at McGuires Tea Rooms

September 22, 2018 from 11am to 3:30pm
My apologies but the original plan has had to be rearranged - Farmleigh is closed this weekend to the public - so we will meet in the Tea Rooms at Tara at 11 am.  Tara as you know is the seat of the High Kings of Ireland. Thanks to David for the critical informationSee More
Sep 22, 2018
Michael Molloy posted an event

Michael Molloy Paint-out at Castletown House at Castletown house cafe

August 25, 2018 from 11am to 3pm
Join me on Saturday 25th August at at Castletown House for a lovely day's painting.  Beautiful buildings, gardens, river views and woodlands. Meet in the cafe as usual. See More
Aug 22, 2018
Michael Molloy is attending Gerald Smyth's event

Trim Paint Out at Knightsbrook Hotel

August 18, 2018 from 11am to 3pm
Trim is a medieval town on the river Boyne, winner of tidy towns and well known for its flower displays. It teems with historical buildings, Trim Castle 1173, Talbot Castle 1415, the Black Friary 1263, beautiful old bridges and much more. Its a hidden gem with something to paint around every corner. I will provide a map of suggested spotsTake J6 from M50 to N3/M3, Cavan Road, leave M3 at J6 and take R125,  at the 3rd roundabout take the first exit to Trim. After 13km at the roundabout take the…See More
Aug 18, 2018
Michael Molloy is attending Sally Downey's event

Boyne Valley Paintout, Bective Abbey 11.08.2018 at Bective, Co.Meath

August 11, 2018 from 11am to 3:30pm
Were you there in 2011?..........  Bective Abbey one of our first paintouts.Dee, Rosie, Jakie and Patrick T Daly marked with XNorah and Patrick T Daly marked…See More
Aug 10, 2018
Michael Molloy is attending Norah Blount's event

Castletown house paint out at Coffee shop, Castletown house estate

July 28, 2018 from 11am to 3pm
Join me if you can for an afternoon painting in Castletown house in Cellbridge. There is also a good photographic exhibition on but you must pay for a house tour to see it  -My Friend Picasso: 125 Photographs by Edward Quinn14 May – 2 September 2018Gallery, Second Floor, Castletown HouseAdmission to the exhibition is included in your ticket to the house.Discover the world of one of the greatest modern painters – Pablo Picasso – through the lens of Irish-born photographer Edward Quinn at…See More
Jul 26, 2018
Michael Molloy is attending Norah Blount's event

Listoke House Drogheda at Listoke House, Ballymakenny Road, Drogheda

July 21, 2018 from 11am to 3:30pm
Come to lovely Listoke House on saturday - a favourite venue for Boyne Valley painters with its beautiful gardens, enquisitive feathered friends and the lovely coffee shop. As the family rescue wild life, we usually make a donation to this fund.Listoke House and Gardens are situated on the Ballymakenny Road, Drogheda, County Louth. The Edwardian Gardens are complete with grass tennis court and stand sentinel to another era. Our tearooms, open from 11am Thursday to Sunday and bank holidays, look…See More
Jul 20, 2018
Michael Molloy is attending Norah Blount's event

Paint out in Westmeath at Darnley Lodge Hotel, Athboy

June 16, 2018 from 11am to 4pm
Join me this week in a paint out in Westmeath, only an hour for most of us to drive to.  We meet in the town of Athboy in the Darnley Lodge Hotel for coffee and a catch up, then for those that love the bog cotton and all the other delights on offer, we can drive out to the bog around Athboy - Delvin in Westmeath. There are also village scenes in Athboy or plenty of old barns along the roads.  We meet at 11am in the Darnley Lodge Hotel, AthboySee More
Jun 14, 2018
Michael Molloy is attending Sally Downey's event

Boyne Valley paintout Listoke Gardens 26.05.2018 at Tea Rooms, Listoke Gardens

May 26, 2018 from 11am to 3:30pm
We are painting in our old favourite, Listoke Gardens, this week.  The Edwardian Gardens are well worth a visit at this time of year.Meet in the Tea Rooms at 11 as usual.…See More
May 25, 2018
Michael Molloy is attending Caroline Carroll's event

The Beautiful Hill of Tara, Co Meath at Hill of Tara, Co.Meath

April 7, 2018 from 11am to 3pm
This Saturday 7th April 2018, we are going to the Beautiful Hill of Tara, Co. Meath.  There is a coffee shop right at the entrance to the hill, selling wonderful cakes, indulgent pastries and normal food!It doesn't matter if the weather this Saturday brings hail, rain, snow or SUN, I will be there, and would love your company for a few hours of painting, not forgetting the magnificent coffee shop.Meet in Maguires Coffee Shop at 11am and back there again at 3pm.See More
Apr 7, 2018
Norah Blount commented on Michael Molloy's event 'Castletown Paint Out'
"Ah Sally, I only use that lens for the wildlife :)"
Feb 25, 2018
Sally Downey commented on Michael Molloy's event 'Castletown Paint Out'
"Thanks for hosting a lovely venue and day today, Michael. And great photos Nora.  Hate to think what you'd do with a telescopic lens. "
Feb 24, 2018
Rosemary Costello is attending Michael Molloy's event

Castletown Paint Out at Castletown House-cafe

February 24, 2018 all day
Welcome to this week's paintout at Castletown House, Celbridge. Meeting at 11am in the cafe. Beautiful grounds, woodlands and river scenes. Saturday 24th February.   See More
Feb 24, 2018

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Folks, we can meet in the coach house cafe, they serve snacks there. I have reserved a table just in case. Michael.

Posted on May 16, 2014 at 20:58

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At 18:52 on February 22, 2018, Norah Blount said…

The grounds and coffee shop are open all year Frank, its the house tours that start in March

Hope to see you there Michael

At 16:37 on February 22, 2018, Frank Hallinan Flood said…

Hi Michael. 're Castletown house, I see on their website they open their season on 16th March. Does this affect our acces to cafe and grounds??

Frank HF

At 23:14 on May 16, 2014, Dee Crowe said…

Thanks Michael.just saw this on your Page.we didn't know where we were supposed to meet up!maybe you could add this info on the events Page just in case!see you tomorrow.dee c

At 22:55 on August 17, 2013, Plein Eire Administrator said…

Hi Michael,

 Welcome to Plein Eire. Take a look at Plein Eire Boyne Valley and Dublin Plein Eire undr the 'Groups' tab. These may interest you.

Good luck.


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