Barbara Jennings’ Exhibition

Artist and NearFM roving reporter BARBARA JENNINGS talks about a forthcoming exhibition in Gallery 27, South Frederick Street and her art and influences. She was shown how to cast bronzes by Joe Moran, who gave her the equipment and know-how before telling her to go and practice. You can see the results of her hard…

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Darndale Arts Week – Something For Everyone

DARINA SHOULDICE of Our Lady Immaculate School in Darndale talks to Noel McGuinness about the wide range of activities taking place during Darndale Arts Week. She also talks about the development of Darndale over the past 30 years into the vibrant community it is today, with the Darndale Belcamp Village Centre, Sphere 17 youth group,…

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Temple Street’s History on Show

Pat Meehan talks to local historian and Temple Street staff member BARRY KENNARK about a new exhibition taking place at the Little Museum of Dublin ( www.littlemuseum.ie ). On show are many pictures and artifacts that are used to illustrate the famous children’s hospital’s proud history of achievement in the field of medical research. There…

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Ballaban Gallery’s Budget Day Exhibition

FRANK O’DEA the owner of Ballaban Gallery and artist himself discusses a satirical new exhibition ‘Budget Day’ with Pat Meehan. FRANK is well-known in the city for encouraging new artists, and for helping get street art into the mainstream. He discusses these aspects of his work as well. www.ballaban.net  …

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Live from the Origin Gallery

Barbara Jennings reports from the Origin ¬†Gallery where she speaks to NOELLE CAMPBELL SHARPE about the hotels exhibition tour taking place all around Dublin. Some of the city’s top hotels have great art collections which are being opened to the public. There are works by artists as diverse as Yeat and O’Connor to more contemporary…

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Festival of Flowers in Malahide

VICTOR BLACK, director of the Festival of Flowers in St Doolough’s Church in Malahide talks to Pat about the logistical problems involved in putting together a top-class floral event. This 2014 Malahide show brought together top flower arrangers from all over Ireland to display their art to a very wide audience. The international flower show…

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Local artist makes entrance at Doorway Gallery

Artist KEN BROWNE talks to Pat Meehan about his new exhibition “Ninety Degrees in View” at the Doorway Gallery in Frederick Street Dublin. Self-taught, KEN paints abstract landscapes which capture the feeling of the scenery rather than photographically capturing the image.   There are 18 paintings in the show…

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