23 January 2024
Photographic Exhibition of Wrought Iron Gates

Date: Wednesday 29th Jan - 23rd February 2024What: Photographic Exhibition of Wrought Iron GatesWhere: The Atrium Athlone Civic Offices A selection of photographs of wrought iron gates in south Westmeath taken by community recorders involved in the Westmeath Wrought Iron Gates Project. If you would like to get involved in this project in 2024 please […]

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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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22 November 2022
New Atrium Exhibition in Westmeath showcases artwork from Ukrainian youth

Launching Tuesday 22 November at 5.30pm On Tuesday 22 November, the Mullingar Ukrainian community and artist Jurgita Stuckaite will launch a special exhibition showcasing artwork created by Ukrainian children in Mullingar. The exhibition is the culmination of a 5 month voluntary project led by Jurgita with support from the Westmeath Arts Office. The exhibition will […]

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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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5 October 2022
Sibhialta Atá mé -  Civil I am

Westmeath County Council, as part of its Decade of Centenaries programme, welcomes a new exhibition of photos from the Irish Civil War. Titled ‘Civil I Am’, the exhibition showcases around 40 images from the conflict, all collected from various archives and libraries. Curated by Galway-based historian Damien Quinn, the exhibition was recently displayed in Galway’s […]

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9 September 2022
Hidden in Wood II exhibition

An exhibition of artwork by Richie Clarke in the Atrium Gallery, County Buildings, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. Launching 6.15pm - Thursday 15th September 2022 "I have been woodcarving for almost twenty years. A carpenter/cabinet maker by trade, wood carving seemed a totally natural progression for me.  I am mostly self-taught but have been lucky enough to […]

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29 July 2022
Threading the Táin launch

Wonderful occasion this evening in Áras an Chontae, where Cathaoirleach Cllr Aengus O'Rourke official opened the Exhibition of 'Threading the Táin'. The tapestry recreates the story of An Táin Bó Cúailnge - the Cattle Raid of Cooley. The famous myth tells the tale of Queen Méabh of Connacht and her husband Ailill, who plot to […]

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