Cois Farraige 06 - In Co Waterford's Unique Gaeltacht Gallery
Press Release June 2006
The summer season kicks off in Joan Clancy Gallery on June 22nd with Cois Farraige 06, a group show with Arthur K. Maderson, Michael Mulcahy, Rayleen Clancy, Suzy O'Mullane, Blawnin Clancy, Susanne Leutenegger, Katarzyna Gajewska, Sinead Ni Chionaola, Wishy Martin, Danny Cunningham, Andrea Jameson, Bríd Ní Chionnfaolaidh, Mary Grehan and others.
Cois Farraige 06 open from 11 – 5pm daily and also by appointment; runs from June 22 – July 10, including weekends.
Joan Clancy Gallery is a small private family-run gallery in the County Waterford Gaeltacht area of Ring, overlooking Dungarvan Bay. Established in 2000, the gallery is best known for Contemporary Irish Art from Young and Emerging and also Established Artists.
Widow of Tom Clancy a founding member of The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem, whose songs have become part of the fabric of the Irish ethos, Joan Clancy and her daughters Blawnin and Rayleen are proud to continue in the creative tradition of the visual arts. Youngest daughter Rosemary (18) features in some of her sister Rayleen's current body of figurative works.
Joan Clancy Gallery, "is a small gem in one of those out-of-the-way places" (The Munster Express), and recently featured on Nationwide on RTE1 (March 17), and in The Irish Times Magazine (Sat Nov 5, 2005).
Cois Farraige 06 is well worth a visit, and a great place to spend some of that SSIA windfall in County Waterford's unique Gaeltacht Gallery.