Book Launch: Achill Painters by Mary J. Murphy

August 2020

A new book has been published telling the stories of multiple artists who have visited or lived in Achill and been inspired by its landscape, people and spirit. Author Mary J. Murphy, who has previously written ‘Achill’s Eva O’Flaherty – Forgotten Island Heroine’, has compiled a large soft-back book complete with full colour and black and white reproductions and photographs. The 282 page book covers artists including Marie Howet, Paul Henry, Robert Henri, Grace Henry, Charles Lamb, Desmond Turner, Camille Souter and many more. It was launched in Dooagh on Saturday 1st August 2020. The book is available to buy online at the Achill Tourism Siopa:

Buy Achill Painters – An Island History

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Cover of Achill Painters book by Mary J. Murphy

Cover of Achill Painters book by Mary J. Murphy