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Upcoming events in Kennys Bookshop and Art Gallery in Galway

Padraic Reaney

Pádraic Reaney - New Paintings and Sculpture

Opening Friday, May 17th at 6pm
Runs until June 11th

An exhibition of striking new paintings and sculptures in bronze from this well-loved artist. The works are available for sale, and the exhibition continues until the 11th June.

The official opening is at 6pm on Friday, May 17th in The Kenny Gallery, when it will be opened by Aodh Ó Coileáin, Filmmaker, Broadcaster and Lecturer at University of Galway. All are welcome. Booking is not required!

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Mary O'Malley event

Mary O'Malley in conversation with Marina Carr at Kennys Bookshop
Thursday July 4th at 6pm

Celebrating the launch of her new poetry collection The Shark Nursery, Mary O’Malley will be in conversation with playwright Marina Carr at Kennys Bookshop, Galway, on Thursday 4th July at 6pm.

Tickets are free but limited

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Brian Ballard

Brian Ballard - Cyprus Avenue and Other Works

July 15th - August 14th 
Part of The Galway International Arts Festival 2024

This exhibition will mark the welcome return of renowned Belfast painter Brian Ballard to the west of Ireland. Cyprus Avenue and Other Works is a remarkable collection of paintings, new and retrospective, with particular focus on the artist’s own neighbourhood of Cyprus Avenue.

The show will run in The Kenny Gallery, Liosbán from July 15th-August 14th, Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm. Admission will be free and the artworks are for sale.
If you have any queries, please email us at art@kennys.ie

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Eoghan Daltun event at Kennys Bookshop

Eoghan Daltun in conversation at Kennys Bookshop


Join rewilding expert Eoghan Daltun - bestselling author of An Irish Atlantic Rainforest - at Kennys Bookshop on Wednesday, September 25th at 6pm. He will be interviewed about his new and second book which is published that day, The Magic of an Irish Rainforest.

Signed copies of the new book can already be pre-ordered here.

Event Tickets: €5 each (can be redeemed against a copy of the book in Kennys on the event night)

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