Nollaig 2016's Blog – October 2016 Archive (4)

'To Sligo and Beyond . . . ': An Exhibition of Paintings by Fergus Lyons

Lough Gowra Reflection 61 cm. x 91 cm.  Oil on Canvas 

Fergus Lyons: Artist

"To Sligo and Beyond . . ."

   a new exhibition of paintings by …

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on October 31, 2016 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Those Who Would Sculpt Civil War General Philip Sheridan

Integrity Protecting the Works of Man (by Ward) on the pediment of the New York Stock Exchange Building, Integrity, in the center, wears the winged cap of Mercury, the god of commerce. The figures on her left represent mining and agriculture, and on her right, industry. The original pediment, carved from Georgia marble,…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on October 30, 2016 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

Viking Women in Ireland

What can the artifacts found buried with Viking women in Ireland tell us about their lives? Maeve Sikora, assistant keeper at the National Museum of Ireland, focuses on everyday objects excavated at burial sites and what they tell us about the…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on October 17, 2016 at 8:00pm — 8 Comments

Facebook Competition (Best Picture of a Cillin)

Our thanks to Colm of http://irisharchaeology.ie for his donation (the first) of a prize for our ongoing "Best Photo of a Cillin" competition -- cillin description …

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on October 16, 2016 at 6:30am — 6 Comments

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