6 April 2023
Pauline Nannery Exhibition

This month Kilbeggan Library showcases the work of local artist Pauline Nannery. The exhibition is a mix of oil paintings and acrylics featuring scenes of nature, home and familiar landmarks. These are mostly original pieces, with a couple of reproductions giving Pauline's take on works by Robert Moore and William John Leech. Drop in during Kilbeggan Library's opening […]

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25 October 2022
Celebrating Eileen Coghlan

Heroes of ancient myth, scenes of hearth and farm, strange lands and magical creatures... Kilbeggan’s own Eileen Coghlan (1909-1990) painted them all, and much else besides. At one time, practically every school student in Ireland knew her unique style from schoolbooks and children’s fiction. (search the library catalogue for works by Eileen Coghlan) Kilbeggan Library […]

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26 July 2022
Threading the Táin

One of the great tales in Irish mythology, the Táin Bó Cúailnge - or the Cattle Raid of Cooley has been recreated on a giant tapestry. The famous myth tells the tale of Queen Méabh of Connacht and her husband Ailill, who plot to steal the sacred stud bull Donn Cuailnge from Ulster. The tale […]

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