Category Archives: Irish Art

Painting Emigration

Recently new figures emerged in Ireland which show 250 (mostly young)  people a day are leaving our shores.  Emigration has always been a painful feature of Irish life.  During the 1800’s when famine ravaged the country, it is estimated that … Continue reading

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Paul Funge and the Gorey Arts Centre

I wrote this text to coincide with PERIPHERIES | Art by Proxy. On the 4th August 2012, Gorey School of Art launched it’s second annual Peripheries event. This is a new arts initiative, developed and operated by Gorey School of … Continue reading

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