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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.

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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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Sally Downey commented on Sally Downey's photo

Where the canal meets the Boyne at Oldbridge 8'' x 10'' oil on canvas paper

"Thanks you both, Irene and Nora. Looking forward to hearing how you got on Irene and Nora, maybe we'll get up to 'do' your reeds sometime."
Jan 26
An event by Sally Downey was featured

Boyne Valley Plein Eire - Oldbridge 21.01.2017 at Tea Pavillion, Oldbridge Estate

January 21, 2017 from 11am to 3:30pm
Join the Boyne Valley plein air painters this week at Oldbridge.  We meet at 11 a.m. in the Tea Pavillion. …See More
Jan 21
Norah Blount commented on Sally Downey's event 'Boyne Valley Coffee Conversations in Hugh Lane Gallery'
"Probably won't get in this week, if weather is mild I might do some plein air instead locally"
Jan 16
An event by Sally Downey was featured

Boyne Valley Coffee Conversations in Hugh Lane Gallery at Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square, dublin.

January 14, 2017 from 11am to 1pm
If you just cant get the house straight after Christmas take a break and join us in the Hugh Lane Gallery on Wednesday mornings at 11 am for Coffee Conversations.  This is a series of conversations - different topic each Wednesday from 11 to 12.  This week's subject is Evie Hone.  We will view her work and then discuss it over a…See More
Jan 14

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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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