Press Release: The Hunt Summer Exhibition Gala Dinner & Art Auction

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Press Release: The Hunt Summer Exhibition Gala Dinner & Art Auction

Complimenting the Summer Exhibition on Lavery & Osborne: Observing Life,

The Hunt Museum is holding a lavish gala dinner in the gardens on Thursday 30th May, to raise money for the Hunt Museum. Guests will enjoy a private preview of this exhibition of two Irish greats, followed by a 5 course dinner provided by George Casey.  

Compered by Lyric FM’s Lorcan Murray, part of the evening’s entertainment includes a special auction of works by well-known artists such as Donald Teskey, John Shinnors, Charles Harper, Martin Gale, Hughie O’Donoghue, Brian Bourke and Lorraine Wall  Proceeds will support the Hunt Museum’s Education and Community programmes.  

Chair of the Hunt Museum John Moran says: “This event is a great example of how everyone can support both the Hunt Museum and a #LiveableLimerick – Culture is at the heart of this city that we all love and is key to Limerick’s success as a great place to live and work.”


John Moran and guests at Yeats-Henry Gala, 2017

Places are limited for this event, with many tables having been taken by local companies, however,  there are some mixed tables for individuals or small groups available and all are very welcome. . Tickets can be bought at:  for €175 per person and dressing up is obligatory!  

Enquiries on Gala Event can be addressed to:

A couple of the auction pieces are shown below:

Rising tide- by Donald Teskey,  unframed – acrylic on paper, 76 x 105 cm

Dalmatian, by Martin Gale, oil on canvas, 90 x 90cms

Tug of War – Robert Ryan, oil on canvas, 57x 65 cms

Spring Beeches – Neil Greig, oil on board, 100 x 80 cms

M18 – Kaye Maahs, oil on canvas, 60 x 80 cms

‘Lavery & Osborne: Observing Life’ at the Hunt Museum Limerick takes place from
Saturday, 1st June and continues throughout the summer until 30  September. Tickets can be purchased at

Lavery & Osborne Symposium takes place at the Hunt Museum on June 8.   Tickets available at:


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