The Apple Arch

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


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As part of the Carlow Snowdrop Festival, Shankill Castle will be open on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th February 2018, to celebrate the first signs of Spring. Garden entrance is €5.

Interior by Phoebe Cope

Arts Festival Workshop with Phoebe Cope

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Art Workshops and Drawing Marathon at Shankill Castle Join us in August for a Drawing Marathon led by distinguished artist Phoebe Cope during this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival . Dates: Thursday 10th, Friday 11th, Saturday 12th, August  Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th August 2017 Time: 10am-3.30pm Place: Shankill Castle, Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny Price:  €35 per day, 10% discount for attendees […]

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               […]