Kunst auf Achill Island, Irland

the western light art gallery achill island

The Western Light Art Gallery Achill Island


All our prints are printed in Achill Island by Sean Cannon at our Gallery in Keel.

The prints are made with 12 colour state of the art equipment. They are Giclée prints and are the finest long lasting prints available. Tests have established that they will not fade in proper hanging condition behind framing glass for in excess of 160 years.

Achill Island.
098 43325
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Ronan Halpin Sculpture Achill Island

Our Gallery on Achill is open again for the summer season.  From May 'till September.  We are open 7 days a week from 11.00am to 5.00pm.  If you're in the area call in for a look.

From 1978 – 1982 Ronan attended the National College of Art & Design in Dublin where he received an Honours Diploma in Sculpture in 1981 and the following year an Honours Degree Sculpture B.A.  From 1982 – 1984 Ronan attended Yale School of Art, New haven, Connecticut. USA. and received an Honours Degree Sculpture M.F.A.  In 1985 he returned to Dublin where he worked for a number of years before moving his studio to Drogheda and in 1998 he moved to Achill Island where he now lives.

Achill Island.
087 2770409
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Camille Souter Artist Achill Island

Contemporary artist Camille Souter was born in Northampton, England, in 1929. Raised in Ireland she studied nursing in London.  In the mid-1950’s Souter spent some time in Italy in order to recuperate after a period of illness.  It was here that she discovered a love for painting.

redfoxpress achill island

Redfoxpress Achill Island

Francis Van Maele was born  in Belgium,  the first pictures he made in 1958 with a Kodak Brownie were already a subject for a book.  In 1977 he started learning silk screen printing in the Art Academy of Trier in Germany. In 2011 they started collecting Polaroid cameras and make books with Polaroid photographs. They have launched a new website "www.polamad.com".  They still travel around the world showing their books at Art Book Fairs.


Achill Island.
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jake scott photographer achill island

Jake Scott Photographer Achill Island

Professional Published Photographer, Jake shoots Landscapes, Portraits, Weddings, Debs, Communions and Confirmations. Slide and Hard Copy conversion to digital, Architecture and Photo-journalism.  Using high spec equipment ensures the highest quality and resolution images are provided and can be produced up to A0 size with no pixelation or loss of image.

Achill Island
087 1713272
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Padraig McCaul Artist

I work in oils, using brushes and palette knives. For some paintings, particularly land and seascapes, I like to work quickly, always aiming to capture a spontaneity, a freshness in my work.  

achill drama clubs

Drama Groups Achill Island

Founded in 2010, Dooega Drama Group is an amateur drama and theatre group based on Achill Island.



Keel Drama Group is an amateur drama group based on Achill Island. Their aim is to bring highly entertaining shows to the stage on Achill Island to entertain the local community and visitors alike.  They have a great team back stage and a high caliber of local Actors who were destined for the stage!



Heinrich Böll, Schriftsteller

Der Nobelpreisgewinner Heinrich Böll (1917-1985) und seine Familie besuchten Irland erstmals im Jahre 1954. Sie erwarben ein Cottage auf Achill Island, welches heute ein Gästehaus für irische und internationale Künstler ist. 

Robert Henri, Künstler

Robert Henri (1865-1929) war ein amerikanischer Maler und Lehrer. Henri machte einige Reisen an Irlands Westküste und mietete Corrymore House bei Dooagh auf Achill Island im Jahr 1913. 

Paul Henry, Künstler

Paul Henry (1877-1985) wurde als Sohn eines Baptistenpastors in Belfast geboren. Er studierte dort Kunst, bevor er 1898 nach Paris ging, um an der Académie Julian und in Whistlers Atelier zu lernen.

Pauline Mc Sorley Artist

Pauline is a freelance Artist/ Writer living and working in Achill Island.  Her work is primarily based on adventuring through life, and what She is continually learning as a result of that. It is the expression of the joy Pauline finds in nature, with others, and in pursuit of happiness through ordinary circumstance. Therefore Pauline is a constant work in progress, so too are the fruits of Her labour and love!

The Valley,
Achill Island.
086 4563703
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Deborah Joyce Artist Achill Island

Deborah has a Ba Diploma in Fine Art.  She has exhibited in South Wales, King St Gallery & Exposure Gallery. Deborah currently exhibit's work in The Sea Shore Gallery in Achill Island. She has completed commission work for Bigfish Entertainment.

Achill Island.
085 8587848
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willem van goor achill island

Willem Van Goor

Since the summer of 1997, I have felt and been subjected to the west coast of Ireland, it has become familiar to me: the light, the subtle fluctuations of its earth, the capricious changeability of its water. I want to penetrate its surface and explore the deeper layers within.

Bleanáskill Lodge,
Atlantic Drive,
Achill Island.
098 45103
little art studio achill island

The Little Art Studio Achill Island

The largest selection of art per square meter in Ireland !! featuring the photography of John Michael Nikolai. Custom portrait sessions & picture framing too!  We are located on the grounds of Bervie Guesthouse, Achill Island on the westernmost end of Keel Beach. Look for signs to Bervie on the main road as you drive through Keel village, veering left after you pass the Costcutter Shop. You can also enter through the blue sea gate above the rocks if you are coming from a walk on the beach. Dogs are very welcome. Horses too!

Achill Island
087 3573709