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A framed painting by PJ Lynch hangs in the Virginia Library

1st Oct 2023
to 31st Dec 2023

Age Range
All ages

Bringing local art to readers in Virginia

The newly opened Virginia Library is currently showcasing a range of art inspired by local creatives.  By hosting art in the library, a wide range of users will benefit from engaging with art in a relaxed environment.

The exhibition encompasses two parts:

Panels, bringing to life the story of Gulliver’s Travels by local award-winning artist and illustrator PJ Lynch.

Jonathan Swift wrote most of Gulliver’s Travels while he was staying with the family of Thomas Sheridan in Quilca, County Cavan – just four kilometres from Virginia – Cavan Originally aimed at an adult audience, it has also proved to be an enduring favourite with children.

Contemporary photographic portraits, “Twelve Irish Women Writers” is a series of by the Irish artist Ursula Burke.

These portraits stand as a contemporary visual record of significant women writers of fiction, poetry and drama working in Ireland today and highlight and support increased national, and international recognition of women’s writing from Ireland in recent decades. 

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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