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CIRCA Online called for, and is still calling for, short texts on contemporary visual-arts projects, exhibitions and performances which have happened or are taking place on the island of Ireland in 2016 / 2017.

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open from Wednesday 7 December
Winter Group Show |  Taylor Galleries 
16 Kildare Street Dublin 2 | open from Wednesday 7 December | to 2017-01-28
Winter Group Show

Taylor Galleries
16 Kildare Street
Dublin 2
opening Thursday 8 December
The Affordable Art Exhibition |  CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery 
Cork | opening Thursday 8 December | to 2016-12-17
The Affordable Art Exhibition

CIT Wandesford Quay Gallery
Cork
opening Thursday 8 December
Guest 2 |  ADF Gallery 
109 - 113 Royal Avenue Belfast BT1 1FF | opening Thursday 8 December | to 2017-01-27
Guest 2

ADF Gallery
109 - 113 Royal Avenue
Belfast BT1 1FF
opening Thursday 8 December
Black Church Print Studio: Light Lines |  Mermaid Arts Centre 
Main Street, Bray Co. Wicklow | opening Thursday 8 December | to 2017-01-28
Black Church Print Studio: Light Lines

Mermaid Arts Centre
Main Street, Bray
Co. Wicklow
opening Friday 9 December
Joanna Kidney: We are Hurtling into the Future |  Galway Arts Centre 
47 Dominick Street Galway | opening Friday 9 December | to 2017-01-14
Joanna Kidney: We are Hurtling into the Future

Galway Arts Centre
47 Dominick Street
Galway
Next week and after
open from Sunday 18 December
Elevation |  Olivier Cornet Gallery 
3 Great Denmark Street (beside Belvedere College) Dublin 1 | open from Sunday 18 December | to 2017-01-22
Elevation

Olivier Cornet Gallery
3 Great Denmark Street
(beside Belvedere College)
Dublin 1
Closing
closing Tuesday 6 December
Peter McKenna: Dissolution et al |  Toradh Gallery 
Ashbourne Cultural Centre Ashbourne, Co. Meath | closing Tuesday 6 December | to 2016-12-06
Peter McKenna: Dissolution et al

Toradh Gallery
Ashbourne Cultural Centre
Ashbourne, Co. Meath
closing Saturday 10 December
Tina Brooks: Bounded by Ocean |  The Higher Bridges Gallery 
Clinton Centre, Belmore Street Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh | closing Saturday 10 December | to 2016-12-10
Tina Brooks: Bounded by Ocean

The Higher Bridges Gallery
Clinton Centre, Belmore Street
Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh
closing Saturday 10 December
Kathy Prendergast: Atlas |  Kerlin Gallery 
Anne's Lane South Anne Street, Dublin 2 | closing Saturday 10 December | to 2016-12-10
Kathy Prendergast: Atlas

Kerlin Gallery
Anne's Lane
South Anne Street, Dublin 2
closing Sunday 11 December
Benedict Drew: The Saw Tooth Wave |  Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) 
5-7 Artillery Street Derry~Londonderry BT48 6RG  | closing Sunday 11 December | to 2016-12-11
Benedict Drew: The Saw Tooth Wave

Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA)
5-7 Artillery Street
Derry~Londonderry BT48 6RG
closing Sunday 11 December
Miguel Martin: Put to the Sword |  Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) 
5-7 Artillery Street Derry~Londonderry BT48 6RG  | closing Sunday 11 December | to 2016-12-11
Miguel Martin: Put to the Sword

Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA)
5-7 Artillery Street
Derry~Londonderry BT48 6RG
closing Sunday 11 December
Adrienne Symes: Seeds of life |  Olivier Cornet Gallery 
3 Great Denmark Street (beside Belvedere College) Dublin 1 | closing Sunday 11 December | to 2016-12-11
Adrienne Symes: Seeds of life

Olivier Cornet Gallery
3 Great Denmark Street
(beside Belvedere College)
Dublin 1
closing Tuesday 13 December
Et si on s’était trompé? / What If We Got It Wrong? |  Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre 
Skibbereen Co Cork | closing Tuesday 13 December | to 2016-12-13
Et si on s’était trompé? / What If We Got It Wrong?

Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre
Skibbereen
Co Cork
Continuing
continuing to Saturday 17 December
Robert Armstrong and Anna Bjerger: Slips and Glimpses |  Kevin Kavanagh 
Chancery Lane Dublin 8 | continuing to Saturday 17 December | to 2016-12-17
Robert Armstrong and Anna Bjerger: Slips and Glimpses

Kevin Kavanagh
Chancery Lane
Dublin 8
continuing to Saturday 17 December
Andres Serrano: Torture |  VOID 
Patrick Street Derry BT48 7EL | continuing to Saturday 17 December | to 2016-12-17
Andres Serrano: Torture

VOID
Patrick Street
Derry BT48 7EL
continuing to Sunday 18 December
Kevin Cosgrove: A Peening Sound |  Butler Gallery 
Kilkenny Castle Kilkenny | continuing to Sunday 18 December | to 2016-12-18
Kevin Cosgrove: A Peening Sound

Butler Gallery
Kilkenny Castle
Kilkenny
continuing to Wednesday 21 December
Diana Copperwhite ARHA: Driven by Distraction |  Royal Hibernian Academy 
15 Ely Place, Dublin 2 | continuing to Wednesday 21 December | to 2016-12-21
Diana Copperwhite ARHA: Driven by Distraction

Royal Hibernian Academy
15 Ely Place, Dublin 2
continuing to Wednesday 21 December
David Crone RHA: Echoes and Reflections |  Royal Hibernian Academy 
15 Ely Place, Dublin 2 | continuing to Wednesday 21 December | to 2016-12-21
David Crone RHA: Echoes and Reflections

Royal Hibernian Academy
15 Ely Place, Dublin 2
continuing to Wednesday 21 December
John Cronin: ZXX |  Royal Hibernian Academy 
15 Ely Place, Dublin 2 | continuing to Wednesday 21 December | to 2016-12-21
John Cronin: ZXX

Royal Hibernian Academy
15 Ely Place, Dublin 2
continuing to Thursday 22 December
The Postcard Show |  Sirius Arts Centre 
The Old Yacht Club Cobh, Co. Cork | continuing to Thursday 22 December | to 2016-12-22
The Postcard Show

Sirius Arts Centre
The Old Yacht Club
Cobh, Co. Cork
continuing to Friday 23 December
Pushing Boundaries |  Farmleigh Gallery 
Farmleigh, Castleknock Dublin 15 | continuing to Friday 23 December | to 2016-12-23
Pushing Boundaries

Farmleigh Gallery
Farmleigh, Castleknock
Dublin 15
continuing to Friday 23 December
Winter Open 2016 |  RUA RED 
South Dublin Arts Centre Tallaght, Dublin 24 | continuing to Friday 23 December | to 2016-12-23
Winter Open 2016

RUA RED
South Dublin Arts Centre
Tallaght, Dublin 24
continuing to Friday 23 December
Junior Open Exhibition 2016 |  RUA RED 
South Dublin Arts Centre Tallaght, Dublin 24 | continuing to Friday 23 December | to 2016-12-23
Junior Open Exhibition 2016

RUA RED
South Dublin Arts Centre
Tallaght, Dublin 24
continuing to Friday 23 December
Now & Then |  Hillsboro Fine Art 
49 Parnell Square West Dublin 1 | continuing to Friday 23 December | to 2016-12-23
Now & Then

Hillsboro Fine Art
49 Parnell Square West
Dublin 1
continuous
An Introduction to Work and Energy |  Meeting House Square Temple Bar, Dublin |  continuous | to 2016-12-31
An Introduction to Work and Energy

Meeting House Square
Temple Bar, Dublin
continuing to Saturday 31 December
Gormley’s Christmas Exhibition |  Gormley's Fine Art, Dublin 
25 / 27 South Frederick Street Dublin 2 | continuing to Saturday 31 December | to 2016-12-31
Gormley’s Christmas Exhibition

Gormley's Fine Art, Dublin
25 / 27 South Frederick Street
Dublin 2
continuing to Thursday 5 January 2017
Stephen Lawlor: Spiritus Mundi |  Bourn Vincent Gallery 
University Of Limerick Foundation Building Plassey, Limerick | continuing to Thursday 5 January 2017 | to 2017-01-05
Stephen Lawlor: Spiritus Mundi

Bourn Vincent Gallery
University Of Limerick
Foundation Building
Plassey, Limerick
continuing to Saturday 7 January 2017
Bernadette Kiely: A SECOND WORLD – any given day |  Solstice Arts Centre 
Railway Street Navan County Meath | continuing to Saturday 7 January 2017 | to 2017-01-07
Bernadette Kiely: A SECOND WORLD – any given day

Solstice Arts Centre
Railway Street
Navan
County Meath
continuing to Saturday 7 January 2017
The Swing of the Sixties: Trinity’s College Gallery |  Municipal Gallery 
dlr LexIcon Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin | continuing to Saturday 7 January 2017 | to 2017-01-07
The Swing of the Sixties: Trinity’s College Gallery

Municipal Gallery
dlr LexIcon
Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
continuing to Saturday 7 January 2017
Cut and Stuck |  Golden Thread Gallery 
84-94 Great Patrick Street Belfast BT1 2LU | continuing to Saturday 7 January 2017 | to 2017-01-07
Cut and Stuck

Golden Thread Gallery
84-94 Great Patrick Street
Belfast BT1 2LU
continuing to Sunday 8 January 2017
IMMA Collection: A Decade |  Irish Museum of Modern Art 
Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8 | continuing to Sunday 8 January 2017 | to 2017-01-08
IMMA Collection: A Decade

Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital
Kilmainham, Dublin 8
continuing to Friday 13 January 2017
Duncan Campbell: Bernadette |  Roscommon Arts Centre 
Circular Road Roscommon Town | continuing to Friday 13 January 2017 | to 2017-01-13
Duncan Campbell: Bernadette

Roscommon Arts Centre
Circular Road
Roscommon Town
continuing to Sunday 15 January 2017
Michael Kane: Modality of the Visible |  Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane 
Parnell Square North Dublin 1  | continuing to Sunday 15 January 2017 | to 2017-01-15
Michael Kane: Modality of the Visible

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
Parnell Square North
Dublin 1
continuing to Saturday 21 January 2017
Jennifer Mehigan: Butcher |  Golden Thread Gallery 
84-94 Great Patrick Street Belfast BT1 2LU | continuing to Saturday 21 January 2017 | to 2017-01-21
Jennifer Mehigan: Butcher

Golden Thread Gallery
84-94 Great Patrick Street
Belfast BT1 2LU
continuing to Saturday 21 January 2017
Ronan McCrea: Material(s) |  Green on Red Gallery 
Spencer Dock Park Lane, Dublin 1 | continuing to Saturday 21 January 2017 | to 2017-01-21
Ronan McCrea: Material(s)

Green on Red Gallery
Spencer Dock
Park Lane, Dublin 1
continuing to Sunday 22 January 2017
Prix Pictet – Disorder |  Gallery of Photography 
Meeting House Square Temple Bar, Dublin 2 | continuing to Sunday 22 January 2017 | to 2017-01-22
Prix Pictet – Disorder

Gallery of Photography
Meeting House Square
Temple Bar, Dublin 2
continuing to Sunday 22 January 2017
Sven Augustijnen: The Metronome Bursts of Automatic Fire Seep Through the Dawn Mist Like Muffled Drums and We Know It for What It Is |  Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane 
Parnell Square North Dublin 1  | continuing to Sunday 22 January 2017 | to 2017-01-22
Sven Augustijnen: The Metronome Bursts of Automatic Fire Seep Through the Dawn Mist Like Muffled Drums and We Know It for What It Is

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
Parnell Square North
Dublin 1
continuing to Wednesday 25 January 2017
Kevin Gaffney: Unseen By My Open Eyes |  Millennium Court Arts Centre 
William Street, Portadown Co. Armagh BT62 3NX | continuing to Wednesday 25 January 2017 | to 2017-01-25
Kevin Gaffney: Unseen By My Open Eyes

Millennium Court Arts Centre
William Street, Portadown
Co. Armagh BT62 3NX
continuing to Friday 27 January 2017
Without the Words |  Luan Gallery 
Custume Place Athlone Co. Westmeath | continuing to Friday 27 January 2017 | to 2017-01-27
Without the Words

Luan Gallery
Custume Place
Athlone
Co. Westmeath
continuing to Saturday 28 January 2017
Barbara Knezevic: Exquisite tempo sector |  Temple Bar Gallery & Studios 
5 - 9 Temple Bar Dublin 2 | continuing to Saturday 28 January 2017 | to 2017-01-28
Barbara Knezevic: Exquisite tempo sector

Temple Bar Gallery & Studios
5 - 9 Temple Bar
Dublin 2
continuing to Saturday 28 January 2017
A Creative County |  Regional Cultural Centre 
Port Road, Letterkenny Co. Donegal | continuing to Saturday 28 January 2017 | to 2017-01-28
A Creative County

Regional Cultural Centre
Port Road, Letterkenny
Co. Donegal
continuing to Saturday 28 January 2017
Winter Group Exhibition 2016 |  Solomon Fine Art 
Balfe Street Dublin 2 | continuing to Saturday 28 January 2017 | to 2017-01-28
Winter Group Exhibition 2016

Solomon Fine Art
Balfe Street
Dublin 2
continuing to Sunday 29 January 2017
Muintir |  Limerick City Gallery of Art 
Pery Square, Limerick | continuing to Sunday 29 January 2017 | to 2017-01-29
Muintir

Limerick City Gallery of Art
Pery Square, Limerick
continuing to Sunday 29 January 2017
Hughie O’Donoghue: The Red Earth |  VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art 
Old Dublin Road, Carlow | continuing to Sunday 29 January 2017 | to 2017-01-29
Hughie O’Donoghue: The Red Earth

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art
Old Dublin Road, Carlow
continuing to Sunday 29 January 2017
Orla Ryan, Alanna O’Kelly & Brian Hand: Stormy Petrel / Guairdeall |  VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art 
Old Dublin Road, Carlow | continuing to Sunday 29 January 2017 | to 2017-01-29
Orla Ryan, Alanna O’Kelly & Brian Hand: Stormy Petrel / Guairdeall

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art
Old Dublin Road, Carlow
continuing to Sunday 29 January 2017
Morph and Transform |   | continuing to Sunday 29 January 2017 | to 2017-01-29
Morph and Transform

continuing to Sunday 29 January 2017
Amanda Coogan: I’ll sing you a song from around the town |  Limerick City Gallery of Art 
Pery Square, Limerick | continuing to Sunday 29 January 2017 | to 2017-01-29
Amanda Coogan: I’ll sing you a song from around the town

Limerick City Gallery of Art
Pery Square, Limerick
continuing to Sunday 29 January 2017
Maggie Madden: somewhere in the middle |  Limerick City Gallery of Art 
Pery Square, Limerick | continuing to Sunday 29 January 2017 | to 2017-01-29
Maggie Madden: somewhere in the middle

Limerick City Gallery of Art
Pery Square, Limerick
continuing to Monday 30 January 2017
The Reading Room |  VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art 
Old Dublin Road, Carlow | continuing to Monday 30 January 2017 | to 2017-01-30
The Reading Room

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art
Old Dublin Road, Carlow
January 2017
Historica – Republican Aesthetics: Invited Curator Sumesh Sharma |  Irish Museum of Modern Art 
Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8 |  January 2017 | to 2017-01-31
Historica – Republican Aesthetics: Invited Curator Sumesh Sharma

Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital
Kilmainham, Dublin 8
January 2017
The Plough and other stars: Invited Curator Kate Strain |  Irish Museum of Modern Art 
Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8 |  January 2017 | to 2017-01-31
The Plough and other stars: Invited Curator Kate Strain

Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital
Kilmainham, Dublin 8
January 2017
Jaki Irvine: If the Ground Should Open… |  Irish Museum of Modern Art 
Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8 |  January 2017 | to 2017-01-31
Jaki Irvine: If the Ground Should Open…

Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital
Kilmainham, Dublin 8
continuing to Sunday 5 February 2017
Tim Hetherington: Diary |  VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art 
Old Dublin Road, Carlow | continuing to Sunday 5 February 2017 | to 2017-02-05
Tim Hetherington: Diary

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art
Old Dublin Road, Carlow
continuing to Sunday 5 February 2017
A Different Republic |  The LAB 
Foley Street Dublin 1 | continuing to Sunday 5 February 2017 | to 2017-02-05
A Different Republic

The LAB
Foley Street
Dublin 1
continuing to Wednesday 15 February 2017
Annie O’Ne: Canthus |  Crawford Art Gallery 
Emmet Place Cork | continuing to Wednesday 15 February 2017 | to 2017-02-15
Annie O’Ne: Canthus

Crawford Art Gallery
Emmet Place
Cork
continuing to Sunday 19 February 2017
MAC International 2016 |  Metropolitan Arts Centre (The MAC) 
10 Exchange Street West Belfast BT1 2NJ | continuing to Sunday 19 February 2017 | to 2017-02-19
MAC International 2016

Metropolitan Arts Centre (The MAC)
10 Exchange Street West
Belfast BT1 2NJ
continuing to Sunday 19 February 2017
Donald Teskey: Weather Gauge |  Hunt Museum 
The Custom House Rutland Street Limerick | continuing to Sunday 19 February 2017 | to 2017-02-19
Donald Teskey: Weather Gauge

Hunt Museum
The Custom House
Rutland Street
Limerick
continuing to Saturday 25 February 2017
Made in Cork: The Arts and Crafts Movement 1880s – 1920s |  Crawford Art Gallery 
Emmet Place Cork | continuing to Saturday 25 February 2017 | to 2017-02-25
Made in Cork: The Arts and Crafts Movement 1880s – 1920s

Crawford Art Gallery
Emmet Place
Cork
continuing to Sunday 26 February 2017
The Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection |  Irish Museum of Modern Art 
Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8 | continuing to Sunday 26 February 2017 | to 2017-02-26
The Hennessy Art Fund for IMMA Collection

Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital
Kilmainham, Dublin 8
continuing to Sunday 26 February 2017
Emily Jacir: Europa |  Irish Museum of Modern Art 
Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8 | continuing to Sunday 26 February 2017 | to 2017-02-26
Emily Jacir: Europa

Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital
Kilmainham, Dublin 8
continuing to Saturday 18 March 2017
Garrett Phelan: A Voodoo Free Phenomenon |  Crawford Art Gallery 
Emmet Place Cork | continuing to Saturday 18 March 2017 | to 2017-03-18
Garrett Phelan: A Voodoo Free Phenomenon

Crawford Art Gallery
Emmet Place
Cork
to April 2017
Duncan Campbell: The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy |  Irish Museum of Modern Art 
Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8 |  to April 2017 | to 2017-04-30
Duncan Campbell: The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy

Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital
Kilmainham, Dublin 8
continuing to Tuesday 31 October 2017
IMMA Collection Freud Project, 2016 – 2021 |  Irish Museum of Modern Art 
Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8 | continuing to Tuesday 31 October 2017 | to 2017-10-31
IMMA Collection Freud Project, 2016 – 2021

Irish Museum of Modern Art
Royal Hospital
Kilmainham, Dublin 8
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