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Artists’ Notes 2017

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As usual it has been a productive year at Shankill Castle particularly for the artists in residence. Elizabeth Cope launched a monograph of her work ‘Seduced by the smell of paint’ alongside an exhibition in The Oriel Gallery in Dublin. Last spring Kramies, Dutch-American artist came to Shankill Castle to write a new EP. In […]

Snowdrop Festival

Primavera

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As part of the Carlow Snowdrop Festival, Shankill Castle hosts Primavera, a spring fair on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th February 2018, to celebrate the first signs of the new season. The family friendly fair includes a snowdrop and sculpture walk, arts and crafts and delicious artisan food. Book your early bird tickets soon.

Landscape by Phoebe Cope

Weekend Art Workshops

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Weekend Art Workshops June 2017 at Shankill Castle  Join us in June for a weekend workshop in drawing and painting led by Phoebe Cope Date: Saturday June 10th  & Sunday June 11th Time: 9.30am-4.30pm Place: Shankill Castle, Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny Price:     €90 for Saturday and Sunday               […]

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Flourish, a lavish festival of the Arts

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Flourish          August 7th – 14th, 2016 Flourish, a lavish festival of the arts takes place during Kilkenny Arts Week at Shankill Castle, Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny. This year sees the 24th year of Shankill Castle hosting an exhibition for the Kilkenny Arts Festival.   The festival includes paintings, prints, installations and performances in […]

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Helen Dillon Talk 27th July 3pm: The Carlow Garden Festival

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Helen Dillon leads visitors through the remnants of the 18th century lime tree allées, 19th century laurel lawns, the moated and walled garden as well as Victorian classics such as the now gigantic sequoias, and 20th century self-sown ash trees. An unmissable opportunity to tour this great garden in the company of one of Ireland’s […]

Snowdrops

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Snowdrops 6th and 7th February and 13th–21st February half term 2-6pm for snowdrop walks and castle tours. €5 Walk, €10 Castle Tour and Walk

Christmas Art Fair

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Christmas Art Fair For a very special Christmas gift, invest in art! Shankill Castle Christmas Exhibition and Art Sale in the Stable Yard with Elizabeth Cope and Sonja Horgan Tuesday 8th – Sunday 13th December 10am- 5pm or by appointment at other times. Featuring a Pop up cafe with homemade refreshments.