MONOCHROME REPRODUCTION OF LIMERICK PAINTER BRIGID GANLY (1909-2002) THE DRAMATIST, 1945 (OIL ON CANVAS) CREDIT: DUBLIN CITY GALLERY, IRELAND.

BRIGID GANLY’S FATHER WAS DERMOD O’BRIEN, AN ARTIST AND PRESIDENT OF THE RHA. NOT ONLY A PAINTER, GANLY ALSO ILLUSTRATED BOOKS AND UNDERTOOK MURAL COMMISSIONS. SHE GREW UP ON THE FAMILY FARM IN CO. LIMERICK AND MOVED TO DUBLIN IN 1920. IN 1936 THE ARTIST MARRIED ANDREW GANLY, DEPICTED HERE IN THE DRAMATIST IN AN […]

NELL O’MARA’S WEDDING, 1910, STRAND HOUSE, LIMERICK. ON BENCHES: BILL O’SULLIVAN (LEFT), FR. PADDY (RIGHT). FRONT CENTRE GROUP: PHONSIE O’MARA (LEFT), UNKNOWN 3 CHILDREN (CENTRE), JOE O’MARA(RIGHT). MAIN ROW (LEFT TO RIGHT): FRANK HEALY, NORRIE (FRONT), ETHEL O’NEILL, KAT, NELL, STEPHEN, ELLEN PIGOTT, STEPHEN O’MARA, JIM SULLIVAN, ELLEN SULLIVAN, MARY, JAMES, AGNES CASHEL AND (UNIDENTIFIED PRIEST). NOTE THE US FLAGS.