'Obama in Moneygall'
painting by Michael Hanrahan presented to President of the
U.S.-Ireland alliance Trina Vargo in Dublin.
Two paintings commemorating
Barrack Obama's visit to Ireland last year were commissioned by
the U.S-Irelandalliance from Washington. The first was presented
to U.S Ambassador Dan Rooney in Dublin and gifted to Barrack and
Michelle Obama and was delivered to The White House, in Washington.
The second one 'Obama in Moneygall' was presented to President of the
Alliance Trina Vargo and will be auctioned with the proceeds going to
The Senator George Mitchell Scholarship Fund.
President of the U.S-Irelandalliance Trina Vargo greeting Aisling
Hanrahan, Editor with Folens and Irish artists Jim Fitzpatrick and
Michael Hanrahan at the Little Museum, Stephens Green Dublin.
(for more info contact Michael on 086 8251550)
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This dvd was filmed in
Sept 2010 at various locations in Co. Clare., Ennistymon, Clahane,
Hags Head, and Lahinch. It includes my first exhibition at the
Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon. The theme was the horse Fair. it
also shows me at work in Clahane, and Lahinch. 2010 was an exciting
year as it shows my work as Art instructor on Cunards World cruise
The Queen Mary 2. We visited Capetown, Rio de Janeiro, Barbados,
Florida, and New York. Thanks to Fergus Tighe for his
professionalism and talent. Hope you enjoy it. Michael
Taylor wins Gold at the London 2012 Olympics and Irish Showjumping
team wins the FEI Nations Aga Khan Trophy in Dublin.
2 paintings depicting the above events by Irish artist Michael
Hanrahan go 'under the hammer' at Whytes Art auction at the
RDS,Ballsbridge,Dublin on monday 1st October 2012.
you can view them online at www.whytes.ie
(lot 223 and lot 224) on page 118.
July 20th 2012 Letter from
President Obama and Michelle Obama thanking Michael for his
8th October 2011 The Irish
"Paintings of historic royal visit go under the hammer"
15th October 2011 The Irish
"Queen and Yeats a big hit at Whyte's Auction"
5th July 2011 Clare People
"Lahinch artist's brush with royalty"
Independant "Artist unveils oil paintings capturing queen's state
September 2010, SPORTSFILE "Professional artist Michael Hanrahan from Lahinch, Co.
Clare making a painting of the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Final at
Credit: Brendan Moran
guest EU Commissioner Charlie McCreevey
who performed the official opening enjoys the work of artist Michael
Hanrahan depicting a local racing scene titled 'DNG Nationwide Chase
Slippers Madden sent into orbit by Coleen Mochroi, April 20th 2005
at Punchestown', pictured at the Murphy Mullan Ward Art Auction in
the Osprey Hotel, Naas, on Sunday 9th November, last.