New Portraits: Portráidí Nua

The National Gallery showcases a number of portraits which it has recently acquired for its collection.

The exhibition includes images of writer and playwright Samuel Beckett; W.B. Yeats's publisher, Charles Elkin Mathews; the architect Michael Scott; and poets Seamus Heaney and Michael Longley

Established in 1875, the gallery's portrait collection has been enhanced in recent years with a series of contemporary portraits of prominent figures from Irish cultural, social and political circles.

They include playwright Brian Friel; author Maeve Binchy; musician Bono; economist T.K. Whitaker; broadcaster Gay Byrne; champion Olympic athlete Ronnie Delaney; and president Mary Robinson with her husband Nick. Admission free.

Mon-Sat 09.30-17.30 Thurs 09.30-20.30 Sun. 12.00-17.30

General Info

Address National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square/Clare St, tel. +353(0)16615133.

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New Portraits: Portráidí Nua

National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square/Clare St, tel. +353(0)16615133.