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  1. A painting showing the waterfall at Powerscourt Estate, Co. Wicklow through trees. In the left foreground of the painting, we can see some figures who are dwarfed by the grandeur of the waterfall.

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    Friends: Day Trip to Wicklow, the Garden of Ireland

    17 September 9.15 - 18.15

    A day trip to the Garden of Ireland, exclusively for members of the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland.

  2. Colour photograph of a printmaking studio with one woman in the foreground running paper through a printing press.

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    Friends Behind-the-Scenes: Graphic Studio Dublin

    02 October 17.30 - 20.00

    Visit the oldest printmaking studio in Dublin, and see original fine-art prints being created. An event for members of the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland.

  3. Photo of a detail of a colourful Gaelic Revival style mural showing interlaced designs and a stylised human figure.

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    Friends: Day Trip to the Dominican Oratory of the Sacred Heart, Dún Laoghaire

    11 October 9.30 - 18.00

    Join us for a very special day trip inspired by the Gallery’s collection of material related to Sister M. Concepta Lynch and the Dominican Oratory of the Sacred Heart.

  4. Frederick Hervey with his Granddaughter Lady Caroline Crichton, in the Gardens of the Villa Borghese, Rome

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    Friends: Walking Tour of the Iveagh Gardens

    12 October 15.00 - 17.00

    Join Sasha Smith for a walking tour tracing the influence of ancient Rome, Renaissance Italy and France on the design of this Dublin park.

  5. © National Gallery of Ireland

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    Friends: Welcome tour for new members

    12 October 15.00 - 16.00

    A free tour for new members of the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland.

  6. A black and white photograph of a woman and a man sitting side by side at a table, with two half full glasses of wine in front of them. They are turned towards each other, and the woman has her arm around the man's shoulder, and is smiling. Behind them is a large mirror in which we can see them reflected.

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    Friends: Curator's Lecture on Moment in Time

    24 October 18.30 - 20.15

    Sarah McAuliffe, co-curator of 'Moment in Time: A Legacy of Photographs | Works from the Bank of America Collection', will introduce the exhibition to Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland.

  7. Black and white photo of a woman seated at a table with an open book in front of her.

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    Friends \ Gallery Time: Bea Orpen

    07 November 10.00 - 13.00

    An exclusive event for members of the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland.

  8. A tour guide speaking about Vera Klute's bust of Gerry Hynes. © National Gallery of Ireland.

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    Friends: Welcome tour for new members

    09 November 15.00 - 16.00

    A free tour of the collection to welcome new members of the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland.

  9. Photo of a miniature portrait of a man in profile.

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    Friends: Day Trip to Killruddery House and Altidore Castle

    13 November 9.30 - 17.30

    Join us for an exclusive day trip in County Wicklow in the company of Adrian le Harivel, Curator of British Art at the National Gallery of Ireland.

  10. Installation photo of an exhibition of paintings hung on white walls.

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    Friends: IMMA Exhibition Tour

    23 November 15.00 - 17.00

    Join us for a guided tour of IMMA’s exhibition Freud Project, Life Above Everything: Lucian Freud and Jack B. Yeats.