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Sally Downey
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  • Co.Meath
  • Ireland

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  • Joanne Cartwright
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  • Kyrle Cahill
  • Noel Hayes
  • Margaret Costello
  • Orlagh M murphy
  • fiona finlay
  • Ann Clarke
  • Maureen Dowd
  • James Moynagh
  • Peter Buckley
  • Colm Butler
  • Caitriona Moore
  • Ciaran O Briain

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Congratulations and very well done to Dee Crowe, Valerie Syms Martin and John McManus on their well deserved wins at Wexford.  Wonderful work .Read on...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Valerie Syms Martin Aug 14, 2016.

PaintAway Hideaways

A little group of us PEBV painters have gone on several PaintAways now and…Read on...

Tags: Virginia, Ballinamore, Leenane, Carna, PEBV

Started Apr 29, 2013

It's All in the Name
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HELP - suggestions please.  What should we call ourselves? So far our members have come from Monaghan, Cavan, Louth and Meath and we are  'Plein Eire- North East'.   But this does not accurately…Read on...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Norah Blount Jul 20, 2011.


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Sally Downey commented on meg leahy's photo

Olive Tree @ Front Door,Skopelos, Greece

"These are the stuff of memories Meg. Beautifully done. - both of them. "
Sally Downey commented on Rene PleinAir's photo

Blauwe tonnen Doetinchem 04 06 2019

"And super effective. "
Jun 8
Rene PleinAir commented on Sally Downey's photo

Hawthorn in Ditch

"Aaaah nice!! "
Jun 8
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Boyne Valley and Friends trip to Carna at Carna, Co.Galway

June 4, 2019 to June 7, 2019
We are off to Carna for our annual paint-away, Tues 4th to Fri 7th June.   If you haven't heard about it and would like to join us you will be very welcome.  Contact me at 086 8050177  for details.See More
Jun 5

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Boyne Valley at Castlebellingham 23/02/2019

Hope all enjoyed the day yesterday.  

Frank was missing for the photo.  So here he is -…

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Posted on February 24, 2019 at 12:32

Boyne Valley paintout in Skerries 30.06.2018

Thank you Sean for organising.  Lovely to be back in Skerries again and on such a beauiful day.  A very big welcome to two new Boyne Valliers,  Marty Garland and David Fitzgerald.  Here they are on their maiden paintout.


May it be the…

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Posted on June 30, 2018 at 21:06 — 1 Comment

Boyne Valley in StAnnes Park 24.03.2018

What a Beautiful day yesterday!  Delighted so many of us could make it AND get parking - Caroline, Margaret, Irene, Caitriona, Paul, Rosemary.   Missing from pic - Michael, Norah and myself. 

Posted on March 25, 2018 at 10:01 — 1 Comment

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At 8:25 on May 7, 2019, Mary McAteer said…

Many thanks for getting back to me Sally..I'm delighted to have made contact and am looking forward to painting with the group soon.

At 15:48 on September 21, 2018, Kevin Lewis said…

You're right of course Sally they are paintings I suppose. Hope you enjoy the ploughing and avoid getting wet. Looking forward to seeing your results.  

At 1:12 on September 18, 2018, Peter Leckett said…

Thanks Sally. This seems like quite an active group.

At 23:00 on August 31, 2018, Kevin Lewis said…

Hi Sally back from Italy and the hot weather, posted a blog the other day which you may have missed. Have a look and tell me what you think.

At 23:02 on August 30, 2018, Maria Carolan said…

You must be a bit of an night owl, likes myself

At 23:00 on August 30, 2018, Maria Carolan said…

Hi Sally, just got home this evening, left at 11 this morning didn't get home till near ,5 this evening, made a right mess of things but eventually got here,loved the weekend really lovely people, love Donegal too,except for the midges, I'm scratching all over. great to meet you Sally

At 19:08 on August 15, 2018, Joanne Cartwright said…

Thanks very much Sally, I'm on holiday for another week but looking forward to the next meet up.  Kind regards Joanne

At 16:26 on August 15, 2018, Sally Downey said…

Be assured Maria we’ve ALL been there and you’re very welcome to ‘just tag along’. 

At 16:03 on August 15, 2018, Maria Carolan said…
  1. Thanks for the welcome Sally,bit of a nervous wreck, have never tried to paint outdoors, only started painting in January,is it possible to just tag along to see how things work . thanks maria
At 20:07 on July 21, 2018, Kyrle Cahill said…

Hello Sally, had a really nice day today, as promised my email is

see you again soon.



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