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Special Weanling Bank Holiday Sale next week
Castleisland Co-op is seeing an incredible demand for store and fat cows. It appears that 1000s of cows are required to meet massive ringside and online demand . The mart reports that Midland and local customers are anxious for Fr store cows that can be guaranteed to be dry and empty. Heavy coloured continental cows and FR cows are also required for factory and feed lot agents. With top prices…
ABC Auctions Household items Christmas Items
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Festive Collectibles and Household Items on sale
Prepare for the festive season and snap up some of ABC Auctions’ (UK) Christmas and General Household Items. The sale started this week on Wednesday, 9 November and finishes next Tuesday, 15 November. View them online here. The catalogue includes: Potting Shed Storage Tins Set of Two BERRY & TWIG CANDLE HOLDER 12CM NAUGHTY & NICE GONKS, LARGE 58CM GREEN WREATH WITH BERRIES AND BELLS, 35CM SITTING LONG LEG GONK…
Henley Decor Fair
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Third annual Henley Decor Fair this September
The third annual Henley Decor Fair, sponsored by Knight Frank, returns to its stunning riverside setting along the famous Henley Royal Regatta course from 20 to 25 September, 2022. With easy access from the M4 and less than an hour from central London, the event attracts over 150 exhibitors across the decorative and salvage trade from UK and Europe. There is a lifestyle element to the event and there is…
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Diarise these antiques fairs for September
There are a number of upcoming antiques fairs to visit. Ireland’s biggest Antiques Art & Vintage Fair takes place at Limerick Racecourse on Saturday, 10 September and Sunday, 11 September. This is a must-visit for lovers of art, antiques and vintage. Limerick Time: 10am to 6pm both days Address: Limerick Racecourse, Greenmount Park, Patrickswell, Co. Limerick V94 K858 Admission: €5 euros for the two days and children enter free. See…
Dublin Fairs
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Treasure hunters can diarise Dublin Fairs at two new venues
Dublin Fairs brings the best of two fairs to vintage treasure hunters and lovers of arts and crafts with two new venues in September, 2022. Browsers will be be able find everything from fine art to handmade soaps presented by 30 exhibitors. Window-shop through the stalls to find drawings, silver, books, comics, pottery, militaria, jewellery, candles, mosaic portraits, collectables, vinyl records, bric-a-brac, and even Guinness signs. Event details for 2022:The…
Dun Laoghaire
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Antiques with a view at Dun Laoghaire
The next edition in the South Dublin Antiques, Vintage & More Fair series will be held at the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire on 2 October, 2022 from 11am to 6pm. It is hosted by Vintage Ireland. The organisers rate this as one of their most popular venues, which normally attracts between 30 and 40 traders in antique and vintage furniture, interior decor, fine art, vintage kitchen and tableware,…
Collectables
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Brighton Antiques, Collectables and Vintage Fair
The Brighton Antiques, Collectables and Vintage Fair will be hosted at Brighton Racecourse, Freshfield Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9XZ on Sunday, 28 August, 2022. Gates open at 10.30am (9.30am for Early Bird tickets) and closes at 3.30pm. The organisers have booked around 175 indoor stalls to explore, and as usual, there will be a plethora of amazing and unusual items on show. Antiques dealers will have a wide variety…
Pantiles Antiques Festival
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Two-day Pantiles Antiques Festival
The upcoming Pantiles Antiques Festival will feature 50+ exhibitors. The two-day event takes place on Saturday, 17 September and Sunday, 18 September 2022, at The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells. Kent. TN2 5TN This Love Fairs event hopes to offer attendees have the chance to buy amazing antiques whilst enjoying a great atmosphere. There’ll also be a huge choice of places to eat and drink. Set in the historic heart of…
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
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Michael Collins display in Kilmainham Gaol Museum
The Kilmainham Gaol Museum is exhibiting artefacts pertaining to the death of Michael Collins at Béal na Blá. The display marks the centenary of his assassination on 22 August 1922. Amongst the significant artefacts are items that once belonged to Lady Hazel Lavery, such as a note Collins wrote but never sent on the day he was killed. It reads: ‘Hazel, my Dear Dear Hazel, I too wish it were…
Copper Roots
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‘Copper Roots’ at The Kenny Gallery
‘Copper Roots’, Liam Butler’s first exhibition in more than 10 years, is now open at The Kenny Gallery in Galway. This is the first time he is exhibiting alongside his children Davin, Lisa and Ronan.Liam is a self-taught sculptor, who has been creating and exhibiting work for almost three decades. He trained his children in the art of sculpture, sharing his love of copper, the possibilities the material presents, and…
potato famine
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Rare artefacts in Irish Famine Exhibition
The Irish Famine Exhibition relays the story of the Irish potato famine which took place from 1845 to 1852. The showcase runs until 30 September, 2022 between the hours 12pm to 6pm (last entry 5:15pm). Allow at least an hour to an hour and a quarter for your visit. Museum artefacts are included in the display. Ireland’s dependence on the potato was quite unique at the time, as around 3…
National Heritage Week
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IMMA celebrates National Heritage Week
The Irish Museum of Modern Art celebrates National Heritage Week 2022 with a programme of family art workshops and outdoor activities for all ages to enjoy. Enjoy creative family time with Explorer at the Pavilion on Sunday, 21 August at 2pm. This involves an art workshop on the front lawn. Based on artworks from IMMA’s exhibitions, families can discover their inner artist at an art workshop on the front lawn. Places…
shifting silence
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‘idirlinn, shifting silence’ – final days
Now is your chance to catch the last few days of ‘idirlinn, shifting silence’, the Rosie O’Reilly exhibition being presented at the LAB Gallery in Dublin. The exhibition, which ends on 27 August, 2022, journeys through layers of mythology, local wisdom, animism, blue humanities and ecophilosophy in a body of work that searches for new and hybrid ways to exist in “the mesh” – a place of acknowledged ecocide and…
Ascot antiques
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Ascot Antiques & Interior Design Show
The inaugural Tree of Ages Ascot Antiques & Interior Design Show takes place this weekend at Royal Ascot Racecourse. This is the first of many similar events scheduled in the future, opening on Friday 19 August, 2022 for trade only. Members of the public are welcome on Saturday and Sunday. TV personality Charles Hanson of Hanson’s Auctioneers will open the weekend event on Saturday, 20 August at 8.30am and will…
Jill Quigly
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Artist Jill Quigley hones in on architectural space in ‘Builds’
Donegal artist Jill Quigley is exhibiting at the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, from 16 to 20 August. Her focus is on photography and installation, which she uses “to inhabit and imprint upon architectural space.” Her project, on show during Heritage Week, examines basic mark-marking in architectural space, where photographic material of interior walls being painted is taped to a wall and painted with similar techniques and tools. She explains further:…
recent works
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‘Recent Works: Donations, Acquisitions, Commissions’ – Waterford
Key recent works, newly gifted, purchased or commissioned by the Waterford Gallery of Art (WGOA) and the Waterford Arts Office are on exhibition at the gallery until 3 September, 2022. Much of the work on show for ‘Recent Works: Donations, Acquisitions, Commissions’ has rarely been seen on public display. Exhibiting these significant additions to the Waterford Collection of Art acknowledges the generosity and foresight of those that have helped to…
stone art
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Creative Land Sand Stone Art Festival
Responsible Fishing UK will host a Land Sand Stone Art Festival 2022 to celebrate Bridlington’s coastline through creative connections to nature on 9 September, 2022.  The event will feature land artists from across the UK and beyond. They include James Brunt, Julia Brooklyn, Sean Corcoran, James Craig Page, Jon Foreman, Mark Antony Haden Ford, Tim Pugh, Richard Shilling, and Laurence Winram. Responsible Fishing UK is a small but perfectly formed…
Puffins Galore
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‘Puffins Galore’ punts Visit Yorkshire campaign
Whether you call it a colony, a puffinry, a circus, a burrow, a gathering, or an improbability, ‘Puffins Galore!’ has arrived. Forty-two artist-decorated sculptures can be seen all along the Yorkshire coast from Bempton to Spurn Point, with a cheeky few migrating inland. With their brightly coloured bill, striking black and white plumage, orange legs and comical waddle, puffins are some of the world’s best-loved seabirds. They are also seriously threatened…
Clifden Arts Festival
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Music, theatre and visual arts at Clifden Arts Festival
Clifden Arts Festival always aims to be a great celebration of all the arts, and the annual event returns to the heart of Connemara from 15 to 25 September, 2022. One of the longest running community arts festivals in Ireland, this 45th showcase will include poetry readings, lectures, recitals, traditional music, concerts, comedy and more. The organisers promise that audiences can expect a high-quality artistic programme with superb literary, musical…
anne yeats
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‘Anne Yeats: The Everyday Fantastic’
The National Gallery of Ireland is hosting the ‘Anne Yeats: The Everyday Fantastic’ exhibition until 9 October, 2022. It highlights the creativity, experimentation and process in Yeats’s art practice across a number of decades. Moving between traditional and modern worlds, Yeats was interested in both the everyday and the fantastic. As the chief designer for the Abbey Theatre and founding member of both Graphic Studio and Aosdána, Yeats’s important contribution…
Past, Present, Future
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Past, Present, Future – Iteration III
Iteration III of Past, Present, Future, an ongoing installation project by artist Catherine McDonald, is on at the LAB Gallery in Dublin until 27 August, 2022. Each iteration of this work unfolds the narrative of five clay creatures and their journey to achieve immortality. Their goal is to fuse their bodies to the planet through fossilization and to combine themselves with flora in the hope of successful reproduction. This way, they will…
Studio
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Co-curated exhibition ‘Studio & State’
Studio & State: The Laverys and the Anglo-Irish Treaty is a co-curated exhibition by Hugh Lane Gallery and the National Museum of Ireland. It marks the centenary of the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty in December 1921.  The showcase features for the first time Sir John Lavery’s paintings of the Treaty signatories from Hugh Lane Gallery next to contemporary artefacts of the time from the National Museum of Ireland’s collection. Museum objects include…
Ron Mueck
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Ron Mueck exhibits for the first time in Ireland
Ron Mueck will exhibit his work for the first time in Ireland at MAC in Belfast. The exhibition features seven of his key works including Dead Dad, 1997 and his monumental work In Bed, 2005. Mueck was born to German parents in Melbourne, Australia, in 1958, and has since lived and worked in the UK. Having begun his career in the world of film and television, Mueck’s move into fine…
art competition
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Stay Safe with Jessy art competition winners
The Stay Safe with Jessy art competition revealed four winners of toy shop vouchers as reward for their themed entries. The competition is spearheaded by Jessy the Sheep Dog, the Teagasc Farm Safety mascot, who loves to help keep everyone safe on the farm. The initiative was used to raise awareness among children of the dangers and risks around a farm, and to encourage farm families to think about farm…
little museum
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Little Museum of Dublin walking tours
No trip to Dublin is complete without a visit to the award-winning Little Museum of Dublin. You will find history, humour and hospitality in the much-loved venue. Their daily walking tour of St Stephen’s Green begins in the Little Museum of Dublin. Every year 8.1 million people walk through St Stephen’s Green, but it has also played a key role in Irish history. Discover the remarkable story of this handsome park…
antiques and home
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Lincoln Antiques & Home Show – 10 August
The Lincoln Antiques & Home Show takes place at Lincolnshire Showground on Wednesday, 10 August, 2022. Established in 1995, the Antiques & Home Show is an unmissable event for collectors, interior designers and independent retail buyers, set designers, prop buyers, landscape architects, restaurateurs and those passionate about creating a stylish living space. It offers visitors everything from fine antiques, art, pretty vintage, salvage and industrial to jewellery, curios, militaria, glassware, china and gardenalia to…
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Medals, Militaria & Collectibles antique fair in Dublin
The Medal Society of Ireland will host a Medals, Militaria & Collectables antique fair at Knox Memorial Hall, 97 Monkstown Road, Monkstown in Dublin on 6 August, 2022. The Medal Society of Ireland was founded in 1986. The society promotes and supports the collecting and study of medals, badges, arms, armour and militaria in their various collecting forms, with a special emphasis on Irish and Irish-related material. Areas covered include:…
National Museum
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‘Down to Earth, Exploring Ireland’s Geology’
The ‘Down to Earth, Exploring Ireland’s Geology’ permanent exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland tells the story of how scientists have developed their understanding of our planet over the last 175 years. The exhibition explores how geology is relevant to everyday life and demonstrates the central role both rock and minerals play in how we interact with the world. It was developed by the National Museum of Ireland in partnership with…
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Antiques fairs in Dun Laoghaire
The Dun Laoghaire Antiques & Collectors Fair is a regular event, featuring a wide range of trade stands selling antique furniture, retro decor, fine art, jewellery, vintage fashion, coins and collectables, and much more. It takes place at the Royal Marine Hotel in Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire. This is an elegant and historic venue overlooking Dun Laoghaire harbour – the perfect location for a day out browsing for bargains. The…