Monday 23 September 2019

Somewhere to call a real home

Padraic McCaul exhibits a range of his work at the Design Loft, Powerscourt. Mary Fogarty reports.

An exhibition by Padraig McCaul called 'Somewhere to Call Home' is under way at The Design Loft in Enniskerry.

The exhibition of paintings will continue until September 28 and features new original work as well as limited-edition embellished prints.

McCaul produces original oil paintings, limited-edition prints and cards and runs an annual painting school on Achill Island.

He publishes a range of art cards and limited-edition prints for the retail market through his company, Padraig McCaul Images.

He also paints the landscape and coast of the West of Ireland, populated by old farm buildings, winding roads and, most recently, his own family.

McCaul's work is available through numerous galleries in Ireland, with his main representative being The Doorway Gallery, Dublin. He exhibits annually at the RDS Art Fair, Dublin in November, and the Wexford Opera Festival (Whites Hotel) in October.

His work is also available at

McCaul runs an annual series of summer workshops on Achill Island from May to August.

His courses are aimed at painting enthusiasts of all levels - even beginners. Materials and easels can be supplied if required.

Go to to find out more.

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