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Sally Downey
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  • Co.Meath
  • Ireland

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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…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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The hen, dove and duck house at Listoke

"This is magical Norah. You played along with nature and it rewarded you."
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"Thanks Dee. See you in a few weeks now !"
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"Nice one sal ."
Sally Downey is attending Norah Blount's event

Maynooth Paint - out at Cafe Bon Bon, Maynooth

April 29, 2017 from 11am to 3:30pm
This sat we meet in Maynooth, Co.Kildare.  Lots of choice  here to paint from the street scenes, college grounds and of course the ancient Geraldine Castle which is easily accessed from Cafe Bon Bon where we meet at 11amHere is a snippet of history I copied from the Castle website -The ancient name of Maynooth ‘Magh Nuadhat’ means the plain of Nuadhat. Nuadhat is referred to as the maternal grandfather of the legendary Fionn MaCumhail in the ‘Annals of the Four Masters’. In 1426 the sixth Earl…See More

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Boyne Valley in Farmleigh 05.11.2016

Posted on November 7, 2016 at 0:01 — 1 Comment

Boyne Valley paintout Botanic Gardens 27.02.2016

Spring had arrived and was bustin out all over the Botanic Gardens today -

Happy to say that that is NOT snow outside the window.  Just a bit of…

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Posted on February 27, 2016 at 18:26 — 1 Comment

Toe in the Water Paintout in Listoke 30.01.2016

Well done to John McManus and Frank Hallinan Flood especially who braved the elements and painted en plein air and plaudits too to the rest of us who retreated to the dubious comfort of a glasshouse.…

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Posted on February 4, 2016 at 15:14 — 1 Comment

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At 20:00 on January 8, 2017, Orlagh M murphy said…

Hi Sally

I would love to get out some time with your group so I will keep an eye out for the next venue and will certainly give thought to where in Cavan we could paint although I am happy to travel to new places. So look forward to it.


At 9:00 on November 26, 2015, Tom J. Byrne said…

Many thanks Sally :) Keep up the painting !

At 9:16 on August 23, 2015, Bernadette McCarthy said…

Hi Sally,  Thanks for organizing such a great day at Martry Mill.  I really enjoyed it.   My email is:  

Best wishes, Bernie

At 18:17 on August 21, 2015, Peter Buckley said…
Hi Sally it was great to get out painting en plein air and to meet other like minded artists and amateurs like myself. I'm looking forward to other outings with the group. Regards. Peter
At 21:44 on August 19, 2015, Colm Butler said…
In Austria until 2 Sept
At 9:06 on March 6, 2015, mariondurnin said…

sally I don't seem to be getting up dates on the group last time I seen you

was at amas lunch on navan road  mariondurnin@g mail .com

At 16:10 on March 2, 2015, Colm Butler said…

Thanks Sally - it was lovely to meet you and it was a most enjoyable day.  I'm looking forward to getting out again soon.

At 14:11 on August 4, 2014, Ciaran O Briain said…

thanks Sally, I used to do Plein Eire but not in the group. I don't get online much. 

At 22:36 on August 1, 2014, Elaine Howard said…
Great to meet you all , see you tomorrow at the quick draw
At 21:51 on March 28, 2014, Michael Molloy said…
Hi Sally finally getting round to this. Thanks for the invite. Hope to see you tommorow.

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