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Sally Downey
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  • Ann Clarke
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Sally Downey's Discussions

Congratulations
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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 Noel Hayes's photo
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Paul d'Arcy Dublin Plein Air 2021

"That’s really good Noel and I’d say Paul solved the problem in no time. "
Thursday
Sally Downey is attending Sean Quinn's event
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Howth Harbour Boyne Valley at Howth Harbour

September 25, 2021 from 11am to 4pm
So it's Howth Harbour for Saturday 25th Plein Eire Paint-Out and the weather above, as forecast by the BBC for Dublin, looks reasonable.     The cafes on the quay  should be available and I will be having a coffee outside one of them, extra visible in  a hi-vis vest.    There is good parking on the harbour which is adjacent to the Howth Dart, for anyone who wants to use…See More
Wednesday
Sally Downey commented on Noel Hayes's photo
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Aisling Dublin Plein Air 2021

"This is wonderful Noel and on such a small scale. "
Monday
Sally Downey commented on Noel Hayes's photo
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Annagassan Peir

"Do I recognise Annagassan Noel. Very nice painting. "
Monday

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Boyne Valley in Annagassan

Delighted to welcome Michael and hope it will be the first of many happy outings with Boyne Valley group.

Thanks to Alison for photos of our paintout in Annagassan. We spent a very pleasant day on the verandah/beergarden/ out the back of the Glyde Inn or on the adjoining beach. Thank you Paul and Conor for your hospitality.  Social distancing was…

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Posted on July 15, 2020 at 4:47 — 1 Comment

Copy of a painting by John Singer Sargent - A Venetian Woman.  36" x 23".

Copy of a painting by John Singer Sargent - A Venetian Woman.  36" x 23".

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Posted on June 8, 2020 at 17:49 — 9 Comments

Howth Challenge.





This is my effort for challenge. 8” x12”. I did spend a long, very long time going around Howth on Google Maps but ended up with one of my own photos taken at a Paintout oct…

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Posted on May 1, 2020 at 21:21 — 1 Comment

NEVER BEEN SEEN BEFORE Boyne Valley - Biodivesity Festival

Last September we were the guests of OPW at the biodiversity Festival in the Walled Garden of the Phoenix Park.  It was a wonderful day.  Here are the paintings done on that day.  They have never been seen before!

Caroline Carroll.  Graphite…

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Posted on November 17, 2019 at 21:30 — 3 Comments

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At 13:10 on August 25, 2020, Lily O'Rourke said…

Thank you Sally. I really enjoyed that days painting on the bank of the river Barrow in Carlow

At 18:53 on July 3, 2020, Kyrle Cahill said…

sorry I can't make it Sally, am down in Ballydehob, trying to finish the new Kitchen and get ready for hols in august, Its literally a jungle here, I nearly got lost coming up the driveway LOL.

At 8:09 on December 2, 2019, Mary McAteer said…

Hi Sally, I hope to join you on a paint-out soon.I've been getting Nora's e-mails but didn't realise there were other events organised also. I must keep a closer eye on the site! Looking forward to catching up with the group ...every best wish, Mary

At 20:53 on August 13, 2019, Kevin Lewis said…

Hi Sally, was looking at some of the work of one of my favourite British watercolourists this evening, Edward Seago - fantastic, and came across this. Remind you of anything? I have one quite similar by a very well-known artist from Co.Meath.  Hope all well with you, missed not seeing you at AITO.

At 12:19 on July 3, 2019, Kevin Lewis said…

Cheers Sally, thank you.  Not sure if I'll be in the area or not as yet, depends where you all might be, but I might be. Won't be in Donegal however, as boys on hols now and duty calls. Will see you at AITO soon I hope.

At 18:23 on July 1, 2019, Kevin Lewis said…

Hi Sally hope you had a great time in Connemara, always love to keep in touch with BVPA. and view all your results.  Where are you guys off to this coming weekend? Getting near AITO week now so hopefully will see you soon.

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.

 
 
 

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