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Sean Quinn joined deirdre shanny's group
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GAELTACHT THIAR THÌR CHONAILL, .THE WEST DONEGAL GAELTACHT PAINTERS

An inclusive ...Plein air painting group of like minded people who enjoy getting together,  sharing tips and having some fun while we paint.All levels of painting ability welcome.We aim to meet up every saturday and some wednesdays.....join us, its free and great craic.All pleinair painters are responsible for their own safety and paintout at their own risk..........See More
Oct 9
Sean Quinn commented on Sally Downey's photo
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In the Walled Garden :Phoenix Park

"Lovely contrast between the organic shapes and colours and shapes of the vegetation and the  pointed stark  outline of the roof with its  primary red .  A painting of strong impact,  Sally. "
Sep 29
An event by Sean Quinn was featured
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St. Anne's Park, Dublin PAINTOUT, SAT SEP 28 Boyne Valley Plein Eire at St. Anne's Park Raheny

September 28, 2019 from 11am to 3pm
St. Anne's Park, Dublin PAINTOUT, SAT SEP 28Google Map link to St Anne's car park…See More
Sep 28
Kyrle Cahill is attending Sean Quinn's event
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St. Anne's Park, Dublin PAINTOUT, SAT SEP 28 Boyne Valley Plein Eire at St. Anne's Park Raheny

September 28, 2019 from 11am to 3pm
St. Anne's Park, Dublin PAINTOUT, SAT SEP 28Google Map link to St Anne's car park…See More
Sep 27
Sally Downey commented on Sean Quinn's event 'St. Anne's Park, Dublin PAINTOUT, SAT SEP 28'
"Glad to see your camera is operating again, Sean.  Nice job as usual on the movie.  Looks gorgeous. S "
Sep 26
Sally Downey is attending Sean Quinn's event
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St. Anne's Park, Dublin PAINTOUT, SAT SEP 28 at St. Anne's Park Raheny

September 28, 2019 from 11am to 3pm
St. Anne's Park, Dublin PAINTOUT, SAT SEP 28Google Map link to St Anne's car park…See More
Sep 26
Sean Quinn posted an event
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St. Anne's Park, Dublin PAINTOUT, SAT SEP 28 at St. Anne's Park Raheny

September 28, 2019 from 11am to 3pm
St. Anne's Park, Dublin PAINTOUT, SAT SEP 28Google Map link to St Anne's car park…See More
Sep 25
Sean Quinn is attending Sally Downey's event

Boyne Valley paint-out Listoke Gardens 21.09.2019 at Tea Rooms,

September 21, 2019 from 11am to 3:30pm
Paintout this week in Listoke Gardens. 6 acres of Edwardian Gardens at our disposal, just a few miles north of Drogheda.See it in its Autumn splendour. We meet at 11 in the Garden Tearooms and we will return there about 3 p.m. HOW TO GET THERE:…See More
Sep 20
Sean Quinn is attending Sally Downey's event
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Boyne Valley paintout Annagassan, Co.Louth 7.09.2019 at Glyde Inn

September 7, 2019 from 11am to 3:30pm
The evenings are drawing in so lets grab  the opportunity to visit Annagassan one more time to enjoy the maturing sun because warm days WILL cease.Annagassan is situated on the southern edge of Dundalk Bay, overlooked by the Cooley and Mourne Mountains.  There is a little pier, an old mill and a stone bridge over the River Glyde where it enters the sea.…See More
Sep 6
Sean Quinn is attending Norah Blount's event
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Castletown House, Cellbridge, Co.Kildare at Coffee shop, Casteltown House

August 31, 2019 from 11am to 4pm
This sat why not join me in my local area for some painting, sketching, taking photos and a catch up or whatever the mood decides. Lots to paint at Castletown from buildings, water, woodland, meadows and wildlife. You can also walk down the avenue to Cellbridge if you want to try a busy street scene.  Meet at 11am as usual in the coffee shop.Castletown is the largest and most significant Palladian style country house in Ireland. The house is set amongst beautiful 18th century parklands of…See More
Aug 28
Sean Quinn commented on Kyrle Cahill's photo
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Balbriggan Harbour Ruin

"It's a gem Kyrle.     Wonderful to  see the  intransigent watercolour being put down and left to develop unpredictable  edges etc. around distinctive muted tones."
Aug 27
Sean Quinn left a comment for Ann Clarke
"Thank you for inviting me.  Tomorrow we are going to Balbriggan  to paint,  one of my all time favourite venues.   Hope we see you soon again.     Sean Quinn"
Aug 23
Sean Quinn is attending Sally Downey's event

Boyne Valley Paintout Balbriggan at Balbriggan Harbour

August 24, 2019 from 11am to 3:30pm
Paintout this Saturday in Balbriggan.  Balbriggan Harbour has no end of boats, trawlers,fishermen, lighthouse. And the town itself, And the beach.  …See More
Aug 23
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Glenveagh National Park , Donegal at Glenveagh Castle Tea Rooms, 12 noon

August 19, 2019 from 12am to 4pm
Paint-out in Glenveagh National Park, Donegal on the journey to Gortahork,   Meet in the Tea Rooms there at 12 noon.  Close to the castle and the lake.…See More
Aug 16
Sean Quinn is attending deirdre shanny's event
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Gaeltacht Thiar Thir Chonaill, paintout in Sweet Donegal. at Multiple locations, maps will be provided.

August 19, 2019 to August 21, 2019
It's that time of year again, and Sweet Donegal is calling on all you artist to capture its essence  in it's full glory. You have multiple choices of scenery to whet you painting appetite....between bogs, mountains, lakes, miles of golden beaches, harbours, deserted villages, waterfalls, boats, currachs, sand dunes, white washed cottages, stone walls, etc etc..If you think you could be interested, we have organised a local hotel in Gortahork , called Ostan Loch Altan which is pretty central  to…See More
Aug 15

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Is it OK to copy?

I'm always intrigued by people who look down their noses at fellow artists who copy the work of  other painters.

I'm fascinated by this example of  the supreme master of the  landscape, John Constable,  copying a work by Ruisdael that was painted almost 200 years before him in 1650. What's more, Constable got paid for it.   Figure out which is the copy.…

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Posted on January 16, 2015 at 15:00 — 6 Comments

Boyne Valley at Newgrange

Caroline and Dee consult as Frank hangs Caroline's "Water Lily" at the Boyne Valley annual exhibition in the Newgrange visitor centre. Right: Caroline and Sally supervise Dee.

Posted on May 11, 2014 at 16:45 — 5 Comments

Not just the National Gallery

In a first for the group, Boyne Valley Plein Eire, visited the National Gallery on Saturday, Jan 11, 2014.  Overall,   a total of 15 were in attendance.   While some members, painted in the locality,   most of us went on the gallery visit, and took in the Turner watercolours, the gallery in general as well as the Irish section.   There was much interchange of ideas and comment  among members as we toured the gallery, and   we even waited until 3pm when  The…

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Posted on January 11, 2014 at 17:27 — 4 Comments

Possible to Process Credit Cards on Smart Phone

In a development that could be very useful for artists selling their paintings, there is now a Paypal facility that allows anyone to  process their customers'  credit cards on  their smart phone.    A  small device is plugged into the phone and the card is swiped through it in the normal way. Payment is added to the seller's  paypal  account.   Money may be received from Paypal by cheque or by transfer to online bank.  Unfortunately not yet available in…

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Posted on December 19, 2013 at 12:30 — 2 Comments

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At 12:04 on February 16, 2015, Caitriona Moore said…

Hi Sean, enjoyed Painting en plein air on Saturday and chatting in the Seasons Cafe.

Kind regards,

Caitriona

At 14:03 on August 18, 2014, Liz Walsh said…

thank you for your kind comment - your work is outstanding - mistiness/colour and magic!

At 11:07 on May 9, 2013, Frank Hallinan Flood said…

Thanks Sean, Looks amazing! I'll definitely make an effort to see the exhibition. 

See you Saturday at Tara I hope.

At 22:43 on July 11, 2012, Sally Downey said…

Sean and Norah, thank you both for your interesting comments.  Yes,  the boots and Sean saved me from being swallowed up by the bog, thank you Sean.

At 10:56 on July 11, 2012, Patrick T Daly said…

Yip. It will look fab proudly displayed on your mantlepiece

At 10:22 on July 11, 2012, Patrick T Daly said…

Hello Sean,

I can't wait to see your next appearance in one of Sally's blockbusters. It'll be great to see you picking up a gong at the Oscars to.

At 22:36 on January 27, 2012, Esther Heffernan said…

Thanks for your nice comments. Hope to see you in a future paintout in the SE soon.

At 16:02 on January 22, 2012, Norah Blount said…

Cant wait now for the postman Sean - think the book I ordered is no.3 in a series and the cover looks different from your one (think the cover on your one would make a good painting of telly from the early days), hope to get up to the Botanic gardens some day this week for some sketching !

At 16:25 on October 2, 2011, Alison Fox said…
Gosh didn't dare look at the forecast yet but so glad is will be ok for next Saturday! Look forward to seeing you.
At 1:17 on February 13, 2011, Plein Eire Administrator said…

Hi Sean,

Great to have you join us on Plein Eire. All the better that you are a keen contributor and interested in the web as that is what keeps a community site like this one ticking. Within the site are several regional groups. We need more of those so everyone can be involved but close to you are Dublin Plein Eire and Dublin Sketchers.  You will find them listed under the 'Groups' tab and by joining you will receive notice of their paint-outs and sketching trips in the vicinity.

Enjoy the site.

 
 
 

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