Category: Submitted Painting

  • A Friend

    A Friend

    The back of the painting titles it “A Friend”. Under this it says by a friend for a friend. The painting is of his good friend Sr.Leo and it was given to Brian McNamara (my dad).

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  • Music intertwined

    Music intertwined

    This was a wedding present to me. We were both very involved in music. Jackie had asked me to send him photos of the instruments we played. I still remember seeing this painting on my wedding day and being absolutely amazed by it. Both so thoughtful and beautifully done. Unfortunately the marriage ended. On the…

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  • The midnight moon

    The midnight moon

    This was the first paining I ever bought of Jackie myself. After being raised in a house filled with my grandfathers paintings, I was so pleased when I finally could afford to buy a beautiful one for myself. I love seeing the Irish landscape and the Celtic cross, missing Ireland and thinking of my family…

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  • Thinking of Norway

    Thinking of Norway

    Completely fell for this painting when I saw it in his house and had to buy it. Even if he was just thinking of Norway, a country he really loved, he captured it so explicitly.

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  • Sunshine after rain

    Sunshine after rain

    The 3rd painting is called “sunshine after rain” and signed Connolly. The only subject is my father’s pub. Not long after the painting was finished, the pub was bombed and we emigrated to Australia.

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  • Church St today

    Church St today

    My Father, Tommy Devlin, came out of his pub (Gannon Fort) to find Jackie painting this scene. When my Dad asked if it was for sale and got talking, Jackie told him he also had his impression of Church St from 100 years ago (150 now). My Father bought both and asked Jackie to also…

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  • Church St Yesterday

    Church St Yesterday

    My Dad was talking to Jackie about buying (Church St Today) he told him he also had his impression of Church St from 100 years ago (150 now). My Father bought both and asked Jackie to also do another of the pub. The 3 paintings now hang side by side in my home in London.…

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  • Across the Fields

    Across the Fields

    Submitted on behalf of Martin Givens

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  • Drumcairne Mill

    Drumcairne Mill

    This picture of Harry was commissioned by his wife, Jackie’s sister, Alice. The picture was sent in by Martin, Harry’s son and his wife Donna.

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  • Kjell

    Kjell

    This painting of my father-in-law was painted in Lofthus, Norway in 1983. It was the first time my father Jackie had met Kjell, who was relaxing by the fire after a hard day’s work harvesting fruit.

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