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"I agree with Fran Reddy, Eoin, that the painting of your great grandmother's fireplace was a photo ! Just exquisite ! And the heading on your post brought back memories of  taking informal Irish classes from a musician friend from…"
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"Thank you very much Mary Ann.  Well when you reduce the painting down to this size it looks more photographic but I promise, it's a painting alright :-)  Slán go fóill. Happy St Patrick's Day and thanks again, eoin"
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Níl Aon Tinteán Mar Do Thinteán Féin

"Tinteán Tréigthe no.32", 42 x 42cm, oil painting on canvas by Eoin Mac Lochlainn, 2017It’s Irish Language Week in Ireland this week so I've written my post in Irish. But please scroll down to read the English translation down below, if you wish. Tá scéailín deas agam daoibh faoin bpictiúr seo ag barr. Is é tinteán mo shin-sheanmháthair atá ann, tinteán i sean teach thuas ar leithinis na Fánaide i…See More
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Níl Aon Tinteán Mar Do Thinteán Féin

"Tinteán Tréigthe no.32", 42 x 42cm, oil painting on canvas by Eoin Mac Lochlainn, 2017It’s Irish Language Week in Ireland this week so I've written my post in Irish. But please scroll down to read the English translation down below, if you wish. Tá scéailín deas agam daoibh faoin bpictiúr seo ag barr. Is é tinteán mo shin-sheanmháthair atá ann, tinteán i sean teach thuas ar leithinis na Fánaide i…See More
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Reliving the 'Magic' at Pearse's Cottage in Connemara

My mother (God rest her) must have taken this photo. It was in Connemara and they were on their honeymoon… It was a long time ago, but we still had a copy in a dusty old photo album at home in Ranelagh. It was lovely to see it projected onto the gable end of Pearse’s Cottage in Ros Muc last weekend.It’s a long story. But maybe today, I’ll just tell you about the short film that I produced as part of my artist’s residency in Ros Muc this year.  It’s a collage of images, all merging from one to…See More
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Níl Aon Tinteán Mar Do Thinteán Féin

Posted on March 5, 2017 at 11:00am 4 Comments

Painting by Eoin Mac Lochlainn of empty fireplace, Fanad, Donegal

"Tinteán Tréigthe no.32", 42 x 42cm, oil painting on canvas by Eoin Mac Lochlainn, 2017

It’s Irish Language Week in Ireland this week so I've written my post in Irish. But please scroll down to read the English translation down below, if you wish. 

Tá scéailín deas agam daoibh faoin bpictiúr seo ag barr.…

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Reliving the 'Magic' at Pearse's Cottage in Connemara

Posted on August 5, 2016 at 6:30am 0 Comments

photo of Piaras F. Mac Lochlainn at Rosmuc

My mother (God rest her) must have taken this photo. It was in Connemara and they were on their honeymoon… It was a long time ago, but we still had a copy in a dusty old photo album at home in Ranelagh. It was lovely to see it projected onto the gable end of Pearse’s Cottage in Ros Muc last weekend.

It’s a long story. But maybe today, I’ll just tell you about the short film that I produced as part of my artist’s…

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Searching For My Great Grandmother's House in Donegal

Posted on April 25, 2016 at 6:30pm 4 Comments

oil painting of old deserted fireplace by Eoin Mac Lochlainn entitled: Tinteán Tréigthe no.19, oil on canvas, 2016

Tinteán Tréigthe no.19, oil on canvas, 2016

Now if you’re searching for your great grandmother’s cottage in the country, you can follow the map to a certain extent, but, in the end, you just have to ask someone. So, after driving a crooked mile up a crooked mucky roadeen, searching for the dot beside the ‘S’ of…

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Remembering Patrick Pearse at Easter 2016 in Ros Muc

Posted on April 1, 2016 at 6:00am 3 Comments

photo of Furze bushes at Ros Muc by Eoin Mac Lochlainn

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Bhuel, bhí sé go h-iontach a bheith i láthair i Ros Muc i mbliana le hÉirí amach na Cásca a chomóradh, céad bhliain níos déanaí.  Bhí brat na hÉireann ag foluain i ngach gáirdín agus cuma álainn ar an cheantar ar fad.  Bhí gach sórt…

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At 7:02am on October 30, 2014, Kelly O'Rourke said…

Hi Eoin,

Céad míle fáilte!  Welcome to The Wild Geese Community.  Have look around at all we have to offer and join a few groups that interest you.  You can also share your Irish story with your new friends here by posting a blog.  Share an article, picture, or video related to your ancestry, expertise, or experiences in the global Irish community any time you like.  We'll feature and promote the best content.  Our community can only exist with contributions by our members, so post-away!  I'm looking forward to interacting with you as you enjoy your Wild Geese experience.

Kelly

At 9:46am on October 30, 2014, Eoin Mac Lochlainn said…

Dear Kelly,

Go raibh míle maith agat. Thank you for your message. I am an artist, and I have a blog called Scéalta Ealaíne. Basically it's stories about the Irish art scene and other musings about art (sometimes in Irish but more often in English)  but I was very interested to connect with the Wild Geese Community because I'm working on a body of artwork about Irish Emigration. More specifically, I have been painting old empty fireplaces in abandoned houses in Co Donegal. ( see here for example:  http://emacl.wordpress.com/2013/12/03/see-the-northern-lights-in-co-donegal-this-december/ ) Anyway, it's nice to make contact with you and I look forward to hearing more, slán go fóill, eoin

At 1:45pm on February 18, 2016, Patricia Louise Hughes said…

Hi Eoin,

Sorry to have taken so long to reply! I'm delighted to be your friend. Here's something for you to look at: http://novelwritingfestival.com/2016/02/13/excerpt-from-the-three-old-rascals-taken-from-who-killed-honor-bright-by-patricia-hughes/

Best wishes,

Patricia

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