Exhibition in Cork News


My Exhibition was mentioned in the Cork news on Friday!

Exhibition Change of Dates


Due to a strike in UCC next week, there has been a change of date for the opening night of my exhibition (details in poster & below), so I am now reposting this as I dont want anyone to show up at the wrong day. The new opening date is 5 pm Wednesday the 5th of March, sorry for any inconvenience or confusion caused.

FB Event for Opening night here: https://www.facebook.com/events/245566762282222/
Opening Night- 5pm Wednesday 5th of March
Dates of Exhibit- 12th February to 30th of April
Venue- Seomra Caidrimh, O’Rahilly Building, UCC
Normal Opening Hours- – 10:30 – 12:00, 15:30 – 16:30, 20:15- 21:00.
Website: http://www.jgodonoghue.com/
FB Event for the Exhibition itself: https://www.facebook.com/events/1418425835068460/

‘Mothú Áite/A Sense of Place’ is a solo exhibition by emerging Cork illustrator JG O’Donoghue. The exhibition will be opened by a talk given by Dr. Kevin Murray of the department of Sean- Agus Meán-Ghaeilge/Early and Medieval Irish. While the exhibition itself explores the Irish landscape through the perspectives of language and archaeology with pieces of art and illustration on placename’s, fairytale’s, archaeology and the Irish language itself.
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Le Cheile Radio Interview

I will be on Cork FM’s ‘Le Cheile’ radio show this Saturday at 11 am to talk about my current exhibition and its opening night which happens next Wednesday, the 26th of February, at 5 pm (Facebook Event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/245566762282222/).

Le Cheile is a bilingual show that is both in Irish and English, hopefully those of ye in Cork will tune in this Saturday!

More information about Le Cheile can be found here:


Mothú Áite/A Sense of Place in the Cork Independent Newspaper


My exhibition was just mentioned in the Cork Independent today! Above is the article in the paper. Im grateful to the Deirdre O’Shaughnessy and the Cork Independent for mentioning my exhibition in their newspaper. The exhibitions’ opening night is on Wednesday the 26th at 5 pm, while the exhibition itself is currently open inside UCC in the Seomra Caidrimh room within the O’Rahilly building. Opening hours are from at the following times : 10:30 – 12:00, 15:30 – 16:30, 20:15- 21:00.

Young Archaeologists Kit


I worked on the booklets’ illustrations in this absolutely brilliant toolkit from Fortified England, it is available for pre-order now! The minute I heard about it I thought it was a great idea! You can find out more about it here:


Reconstruction in NRA Seminar

Seminar 2013 FINAL

My reconstruction illustration of an early Bronze Age settlement will be appearing in the upcoming NRA Seminar ‘Fragments of Lives Past’ this Thursday the 22nd.  It was commissioned by Ros Ó Maoldúin and will be  part of his talk there ‘The people behind the pots: considering Bronze Age remains found in French Furze, Co. Kildare’, which will be taking place at 10.50 am, City Wall Space, Wood Quay Venue, Dublin Civic Offices, Dublin 8. So if your in the Dublin region make sure to pop in, looks to be a great Seminar!

More information on the Seminar can be found here:


Through The Looking Glass Exhibition


From 31st of August to September 7th, I will exhibiting in Sligo town with some mind blowing talented illustrators in a group exhibition at Yeats Memorial Building. The line up of artists is amazing and Im very honored to be included among them, the list is; Alan Corbett, Marian Noone, Eoin Coveney, Wayne O’Connor, Eva Widermann and Rosemary Fallon. So if your in the Connaught region make sure to pop into us, the Opening night is Saturday the 31st of August at 6:30 pm, the Facebook event for it is here:


Eclectic Arts Feature


My work is being featured over in the Eclectic Arts for this month! The Eclectic Arts group were kind enough to include a gallery of my work on their website, and I would like to thank them all for doing so, was a welcome surprise! You can see the feature of my work and the groups members lovely work here:


Wedge Tomb Card Collection


At the moment, there is a deal on a pack of three card prints of the above wedge tomb art pieces I created, they are available over in my shop and can be seen and purchased here:


Featured in Artists From Around The World


My work has just been featured over in Artists From Around The World page,  a big thanks has to go out to them for doing so! They picked themselves a nice selection of my work to showcase. More can be seen here: